System and Network Administration Lecture Plan

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System and Network

Administration
Lecture Plan


























SYLLABUS AS PER M.D. UNIVERSITY

SESSION: 201
3
-
1
4

M
.TECH (CSE)


SEMESTER
I
II

SUBJECT: SYSTEM AND NETWORK ADMINSTRATION

SUBJECT CODE:
M
T
CE
-
7
05A


UNIT
-
1:

Network Administration
:
Introduction to networks, TCP/IP model, IP addressing, Subnetting

NAT, VLAN. Basic Concepts of proxy server, webserver,

DNS,Firewall, Router, Mail Server and their respective configuration

settings. Various Interconnecting Devices; Hub, Switch, Bridges,

Routers, Gateway, repeater, brouter. Knowledge about various

network related commands : ping, netstat, tracert, traceroute, ifconfg,

ipconfig etc. Steps folowed in establishing a network.
.



UNIT
-
2:
Security:
Concept of Security, its need, issues, cryptograp
hy techniques :ciphers,

substitution cipher, transposition, symmetric key algorithms like AES,

DES, public key algo's like RSA, Authentication algorithms IPSEC,

VAN, Digital Signatures, IDS, Firewall. Types of attacks, access

control list, filtering rules.


UNIT
-
3:

Host
Administration:
Introduction to system Administration, what are the necessary issues

to be tackled in host management, installation of unix, linux, windows

OS, formatting file systems like FAT, NTFS, etc., Booting process in

various OS, User
accounts, group accounts, passwords, shadow

passwords, directory structure of analysis of host machine and how

to improve the systems performance.


UNIT
-
4:


Knowledge of UNIX commands, administration based

commands, Shell scripting, AWK, Perl.



BOOKS RECO
MMENDED
:

1.


The unix programming

environment
:

Brain Kemighen & Rob Pike



2.

. Design of the Unix

operating system:

Maurice Bachoperating system

3.


Advanced Unix programmer's Guide
:
Stephen Prato

4.


Unix Concepts and applications
-
Featuring
:
Sumitabha Das :

5.


SCO

Unix and Linux,











SUBJECT:
SYSTEM AND NETWORK ADMINSTRATION

SUBJECT CODE:
M
T
CE
-
7
05A




INDEX


Sr.

Contents

1

Focal Points

in Lesson plans

2

Syllabus as per M. D. University

3

Teaching Methodology

4

Teaching Plan

5

Reference books & online
sites f
or help

6

Assignment Details

7

Assignments

8

Seminar Details

9

Seminar

10

Books referred from Library

11

Attendance Sheets

12

Monthly Report

13

Previous year question papers

14

FAQ
’s

15

Student feedback form

16

Notes




















MERI
-

CE
T

DEPTT. OF COMPUTERR SCIENCE
(M.Tech)

Focal Points

in Lesson plan




There must be eye contact with every Student in class room while teaching them.



Motivate the student so that they actively participate in class room with lecturer.



First of all present t
he framework of the topic.



Review the knowledge about the topic which we have discussed.



After completion of each unit, not only the assignments will be given tests will also be
taken.



After delivering the lecture ask all the questions related to topic and

ask for the other
examples students might know.



All the numerical related to that topic will be solved out by the lecturer on White Board.



Revision lecture for each unit has been planned.



Links for online study material for all important subjects have bee
n added.



Links for respective subjects have also been included.













TEACHING METHODOLOGY


SUBJECT: SYSTEM AND NETWORK ADMINSTRATION BRANCH:CSE
(M.TECH)

SUBJECT CODE:
M
T
CE
-
7
05A







SEMESTER:
I
II










COURSE LECTURER: MR.
KANCHAN DIPU

COURSE OBJECTIVE



To provide exact and extensive Knowledge of a System and Network Administration and the various
ac
tivities to develop and implement it.


METHODOLOGY


The Methodology will be lectures, Real Life examples related to topics, assignments, class work, seminars,
project, etc.


ACHIEVEMENTS


1.

Basic to Abstract knowledge of System and Network Administration.

2.

K
nowledge of different types of File Systems and the use in different operating systems.

3.

Understanding the role of a Network Administrator in network administration.

4.

Give knowledge in details of various concepts like: NAT, RAS, DNS, CERT.

5.

Knowledge of di
fferent types of Security Planning and monitoring like C1, C2, C3 and C4.




EVALUATION


Besides the semester end examination, the students will be continuously assessed during the course on
following basis:



S. NO.

DESCRIPTION

MARKS DISTRIBUTI
ON

1

Mid term examinations

20

2

Internal assessment (Assignment + Attendance)

20

3

Class performance

10

4

End semester examination

100


Total

150







TEACHING PLAN



SUBJECT: SYSTEM AND NETWORK ADMINSTRATION BRANCH
:CSE
(M.TECH)

SUBJECT CODE:
M
T
CE
-
7
05A






SEMESTER:
I
II






TOTAL NO. OF LECTURES: 45

DETAILED COURSE OUTLINE

REFERENCES

NO. OF
LECTURES

Unit
-
1

Introduction to Systems and Network Administration: The
Scope of Systems and Network Administration, the Goals of
Systems and Network Administration, System Components and
their Management, Operating Systems: Windows and UNIX
Vari
ants, File Systems and Standards (UFS, NFS,NTFS), Processes
and Job Control, Privileged, User and Group Accounts, Logs and
Audits, Systems Performance Tuning, Host Management: Booting
and Shutting down of an Operating System, Formatting,
Partitioning and B
uilding a File System, File System Layout,
Concept of swap space, Cloning Systems, OS Installation,
Installation and Configuration of devices and drivers, Software
Installation and Structuring Software, Open Source Software: The
GNU Project, Superuser/Admi
nistrator Privileges, User
Management, Adding/Removing users, Controlling

User Resources, Disk Space Allocation and quotas, Process
Management and Monitoring, Scheduling Processes,
Killing/Stopping processes, Restarting a Process, Monitoring
Process Activi
ty, Maintaining Log Files, File System Repair, Backup
and Restoration, Handling Man Pages/Help System, Kernel
Customization, Integrating Multiple Operating Systems, System
Sharing, User IDs, Passwords and Authentication.

Mark Burgess
-

Ch
-
1,Ch
-
2,Ch
-
3,Ch
-
4



18

Unit
-
2
Network Administration: Introduction to Network
Administration Approaches, Addressing and Subnetting: Fixed Vs
Variable Masks, VLAN Principles and Configuration, Routing
Concepts, Static and Dynamic Routing, Routing Protocols: RIP,
OSPF, BGP, N
etwork Address Translation (NAT)

Mark Burgess
-

Ch
-
6


10

Unit
-
3
Configuring a Linux/Windows Box as a Router, Dial
-
up
configuration and Authentication: PPP, Radius, RAS, Configuring a

DNS Server, Configuring Sendmail Service, Configuring a Web
Server, Confi
guring a Proxy Server, TCP/IP Troubleshooting: ping,
traceroute, ifconfig, netstat, ipconfig, Network Management. Host
and Network Security: Security Planning, Categories of Security:
C1, C2, C3, C4, Password Security, Access Control and Monitoring:
Wrappe
rs, Firewalls: Filtering Rules, Detection and Prevention of
Denial of Service (DOS) Attacks, Automatic Identification of
Configuration Loop Holes, Security Information

Resources: CERT, Installing and Upgrading System Software, Use
of Scripting tools: Shell

Scripting, Perl/Python Scripting, Use of
Make Option
.


Mark Burgess
-
Ch
-
7,Ch
-
11

10

Unit
-
4
Security Planning, Categories of Security: C1, C2, C3, C4,
password security, Access Control and Monitoring.

Mark Burgess
-
-

Ch
-
1

7

Total No. of Lectures

47






ASSIGNMENT DETAILS



SUBJECT: SYSTEM AND NETWORK ADMINSTRATION BRANCH:CSE
(M.TECH)

SUBJECT CODE:
M
T
CE
-
7
05A






SEMESTER:
I
II



S. NO.

ASSIGNMENT

ASSIGNMENT
ISS
UE DATES

ASSIGNMENT
SUBMISSION DATE

ASSIGNMENT
CHECK/DISCUSSION DATE

1

Assignment 1

11
-
08
-
2011

17
-
08
-
2011

Aug 23, 11

2

Assignment 2

18
-
08
-
2011

25
-
08
-
2011

Sep 06, 11

3

Assignment 3

26
-
08
-
2011

02
-
09
-
2011

Sep 20, 11

4

Assignment 4

9
-
09
-
2011

16
-
09
-
2011

Oct

04, 11

5

Assignment 5

23
-
09
-
2011

30
-
09
-
2011

Oct 18, 11

6

Assignment 6

10
-
10
-
2011

17
-
10
-
2011

Nov 01, 11



















ASSIGNMENT


1


SUBJECT: SYSTEM AND NETWORK ADMINSTRATION BRANCH:CSE
(M.TECH)

SUBJECT CODE:
M
T
CE
-
7
05A







SEMESTER:
I
II



SUBMITTED TO:
MR.
KANCHAN DIPU











ASSIGNMENT ISSUE DATE

ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION
DATE

ASSIGNMENT CHECK/DISCUSSION
DATE

23
-
08
-
201
3

30
-
08
-
201
3

6
-
0
9
-
201
3



1.

What do you understand by system and network administration?


2.


Write the various goals that need to be taken care of for system and network
administration.


3.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of running a process in t
he background? Having
run a process in the background, if you log out what would happen to a process?


4.

Explain the use of any five administrative commands along with their syntax.


5.

Explain the directory structure of UNIX operating system in detail.


6.

W
rite the goals and scope of system and network administration.


7.

What do you understand by a file system?


8.

Differentiate between UFS, NFS and NTFS.


9.

What is the role of privileged account? Do non
-
securable operating systems have such
accounts?


10.

Which tool
will create a shadow file if it does

n
o
t exist yet?


11.

What do you understand by open source software?







ASSIGNMENT


2


SUBJECT: SYSTEM AND NETWORK ADMINSTRATION BRANCH: CSE
(M.TECH)

SUBJECT CODE:
M
T
CE
-
7
05A







SEMESTER:
I
II



SUBMITTED TO:
MR. PRAMOD KUMAR







ASSIGNMENT ISSUE DATE

ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION
DATE

ASSIGNMENT CHECK/DISCUSSION
DATE

6
-
0
9
-
201
3

13
-
0
9
-
201
3

20
-
09
-
201
3


1.

Why web access logging is important for a server?


2.

What is VLAN? What does trunking and frame tagging provide in establishing a VLAN?


3.

Differentiate between static and dynamic routing. What is the need of routing protocols.
Explain any one pro
tocol in detail.


4.

Write the various steps followed in configuring a web server.


5.

Write a shell program to find the greatest among the three numbers entered thro’the
keyboard.


6.

What is the role of swap space in installing UNIX operating system?


7.

Write the s
teps followed in configuring a dial up connection. Explain any one protocol
used in dial up network layer.


8.

SNMP protocol performs the function of which network layer. What are the functions of
SNMP?


9.

Justify the statement ‘SNMP work as a watchdog’?


10.


Wha
t are denials of service attacks? How such attacks are detected? What measures are
followed in preventing such attacks?







ASSIGNMENT


3

SUBJECT: SYSTEM AND NETWORK ADMINSTRATION BRANCH:CSE
(M.TECH)

SUBJECT CODE:
M
T
CE
-
705
A






SEMESTER:
I
II



SUBMITTED TO:
MR.
KANCHAN DIPU








ASSIGNMENT ISSUE DATE

ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION
DATE

ASSIGNMENT CHECK/DISCUSSION
DATE

2
0
-
0
9
-
201
3

2
7
-
09
-
201
3

4
-
10
-
201
3


1.

What are firewalls? What filtering rules do they follow?


2.


Write what firewalls can and cannot block.


3.

Write the use and syntax of the following TCP/IP trouble shooting commands: tracert,
ifconfig and netstat.


4.

Write the use a
nd syntax of the following TCP/IP trouble shooting commands: ping,
ipconfig.


5.

Write the various steps followed in configuring a web server.


6.

Write short notes on

NAT.


7.


Write short notes on CERT.


8.

Write short notes on Wrappers.


9.

Write short notes on categ
ories of security.


10.

Why web access logging is important for a server?


11.

Why is it required to set up access control for web server folders?







ASSIGNMENT


4


SUBJECT: SYSTEM AND NETWORK ADMINSTRATION BRANCH: CSE
(M.TECH)

SU
BJECT CODE:
M
T
CE
-
7
05A






SEMESTER:
I
II



SUBMITTED TO:
MR.
KANCHAN DIPU








ASSIGNMENT ISSUE DATE

ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION
DATE

ASSIGNMENT CHECK/D
ISCUSSION
DATE

4
-
10
-
201
3

1
1
-
10
-
201
3

18
-
10
-
201
3


1.

What is a subnet? Explain the concept of legacy subnets and classless IP addresses.


2.

What is an IP address conflict?


3.

How can you connect a remote user to your network? Write the various steps of doing so.


4.

Why is HOST and network security important? Explain the C1, C2, C3 and C4 categories of
security in detail.


5.

How are denials of service (DOS) attacks detected and prevented?


6.

What is a proxy server? Write briefly the steps followed in configuring a proxy
server.


7.

Write short notes on CERT.


8.

Write short notes on RAS.


9.

Write short notes on WRAPPERS.


10.

Write the various steps in booting the UNIX operating system. What role does GRUB play in
the booting process?







ASSIGNMENT


5


SUBJECT: SYSTEM AND NETWORK A
DMINSTRATION BRANCH: CSE
(M.TECH)

SUBJECT CODE:
M
T
CE
-
7
05A






SEMESTER:
I
II



SUBMITTED TO:
MR.
KANCHAN DIPU









ASSIGNMENT ISSUE DATE

ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION
DATE

ASSIGNMENT CHECK/DISCUSSION
DATE

18
-
10
-
201
3

25
-
10
-
201
3

1
-
1
1
-
201
3


1.

Write the procedure following in configuring a Samba server.


2.

What is the need or Swap Space in installing LINUX? Write the various steps

followed in
creating partitions in LINUX operating system.


3.

What role does domain name server play? Write the various steps followed in configuring a
DNS server.


4.

What is meant by NAT and what is its purpose?


5.

What is subnetting? What is its requirement?
How is masking done in subnetting?


6.

What is a proxy server? What is its benefit?


7.


Write the various steps of configuring a proxy server.


8.

What are firewalls? What are the various filtering rules that firewalls follow? Write what
firewalls can and cannot
block.


9.

Write short notes on static and Dynamic Routing.


10.

Write short notes on Categories of security.






ASSIGNMENT


6



SUBJECT: SYSTEM AND NETWORK ADMINSTRATION BRANCH:CSE
(M.TECH)

SUBJECT CODE:
M
T
CE
-
7
05A







SEMESTER:
I
II



SUBMITTED TO:
MR. KA
NCHAN DIPU









ASSIGNMENT ISSUE DATE

ASSIGNMENT SUBMISSION
DATE

ASSIGNMENT CHECK/DISCUSSION
DATE

1
-
1
1
-
201
3

8
-
1
1
-
201
3

1
1
-
11
-
201
3


1.

Explain the activities performed by operating system.

2.

What do you mean by Process? Explain its various states.

3.


What are the various types of routing protocol? Explain in short all protocols.

4.

Explain the Process control Block and its componen
ts.

5.

Explain the C1, C2 and C3 categories of Security.

6.

Explain various scheduling Algorithm.

7.

Explain Dynamic storage allocation methods.

8.

Write short on schedulers.

9.

Write short on Multiple Operating systems.

10.


Write short notes on System Performance Tuning.


11.


Explain the activities performed in Killing/Stopping processes.












SEMINAR DETAILS



SUBJECT: MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM





BRANCH:CSE
(M.TECH)

SUBJECT CODE:
M
T
CE
-
7
05A







SEMESTER:
I
II



S. NO.

TOPIC

GROUP

[ROLL NO. WISE]

PROPOSED DATE

1

Sys
tem & Network administration, Goals

Components and File System,
Systems
Performance Tuning, Concept of swap
space, Cloning Systems, OS Installation,
Installation and Configuration of devices
and drivers.

1
-
4


Aug 2
6
, 1
3


2

Host management,
SuperUser/Admin
istrator, Process, its
Activity, process management,

Handling
Man Pages/Help System.

5
-
8

Sep 0
2
, 1
3

3

Network Administration, Addressing and
Subnetting, Routing and its types, NAT.

9
-
11

Sep 1
6
, 1
3

4

Configuring a Linux/Windows Box as a
Router, PPP, Radiu
s, RAS, ping,
traceroute, ifconfig, netstat, ipconfig.

12
-
1
4

Sep
23
, 1
3

5

Access Control and Monitoring:
Wrappers, Firewalls: Filtering Rules, C1,
C2, C3, C4, Password Security, Access
Control and Monitoring.

15
-
17

Sep
30
, 1
3

6

CERT, Denial of Service (D
OS) Attacks,
Automatic Identification of Configuration
Loop Holes.

18
-

20

Oct 1
4
, 1
3

7

Security Planning, Categories of Security:
C1, C2, C3, C4, password security,
Access Control and Monitoring.

21




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