Courses Catalogue

Network Administration & Configuration

COURSE CODE: ITE 3104
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Computer Science, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Mathematics and Computing
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

PART I : INSTALLING UBUNTU LINUX   5hrs

Unit 1: Linux Overview

Unit 2: Installation Overview

Unit 3: Step by Step Installation

 

PART II : GETTING STARTED WITH UBUNTU LINUX  5hrs

Unit 4: Introduction to Ubuntu Linux

Unit 5: Linux Utilities

Unit 6: Linux File system

Unit 7: The Shell

 

PART III: UBUNTU LINUX  5 hrs

Unit 8: Linux GUIs: X and GNOME

Unit 9: Bourne Shell

Unit 10: Networking and the Internet

Unit 11: Programming the Bourne Shell

 

PART IV: SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION 7 hrs

Unit 12: System Administration

Unit 13: Files, Directories, and File systems

Unit 14: Downloading and installing soft wares

Unit 15: Printing with CUPS

Unit 16: Building a Linux Kernel

Unit 17 :Administration Tasks

Unit 18: Configuring a LAN

 

PART V: USING CLIENTS AND SETTING UP SERVERS (If Time Permits) 8hrs

Unit 19: Open SSH: Secure Network Communication

Unit 20: FTP: Transferring files across a network

Unit 21: exim4: Setting up mail servers and client

Unit 22: NIS: Network Information Service

Unit 23: NFS: Sharing File systems

Unit 24: SAMBA: Linux and windows file and printer sharing

Unit 25: DNS/BIND: Tracking Domain names and Address

Unit 26: filestarter and iptables: setting up a firewall

Unit 27: Apcahe: Setting up a webserver