Introduction to networking and cross platform file sharing using Win32 and Linux tools. Students will learn the basics of NFS, SAMBA, Apache, NIS and DHCP. In depth coverage of TCP/IP and "real world" network traffic analysis using tools such as packet sniffers and tcpdump. Introduction to intrusion detection, attacks and defences.
This is a CST BTech course. CST BTech courses are also open to non-bachelor program students. CST Bachelor program students have up to seven (7) years to complete the Bachelor program starting from the date of their first Technical degree-level course or the date of acceptance to the Bachelor program, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST. No class on April 20 (Easter). Classes will be held on May 18 (Victoria Day weekend) and June 29 (Canada Day weekend).
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Explain practical design and implementation techniques for LANs.
Apply the principles of the TCP/IP protocol suite in analyzing and designing a basic LAN.
Configure and test cross-platform networking applications such as SAMBA, NIS and NFS.
Configure and test DHCP and DNS.
Create and manage a system of user accounts and files on Linux.
Critically analyze the use of TCP/IP protocols in the use of applications such as sendmail, FTP, Telnet, etc.
Analyze network traffic using tools such as tcpdump and other packet sniffers.
Explain system initialization issues.
Manipulate the configuration files related to the setup and initialization of networking components.
Effective as of Fall 2018
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