PV090 UNIX -- Seminar of System Management

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/3/1. 4 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: k (colloquium). Other types of completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
RNDr. Jan Kasprzak, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Jan Kasprzak, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications – Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Computer Systems and Communications – Faculty of Informatics
Mon 12:00–12:50 A219, Wed 16:00–16:50 A219
We expect the advanced knowledge of UNIX (Linux) on the user and programmer level and positive attitude towards UNIX. Before enrolling this course the students should go through PV065 UNIX -- Programming and System Management I and PV077 UNIX -- Programming and System Management II.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 7/30, only registered: 0/30, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/30
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Course objectives
The course provides practical introduction to the administration of UNIX systems and their services. Students will have an opportunity to install their own UNIX system, configure the kernel, networking (IPv4, IPv6), and several network services (e-mail, WWW server, LDAP, Kerberos, etc).
Learning outcomes
After attending this coures students will be able to: Install and configure the UNIX system.
Customize the kernel configuration for the particular application.
Configure and maintain network services, running on UNIX systems.
  • Operating system installation, basic networking configuration (IPv4, IPv6), firewall configuration.
  • Configuring kernel and optimizing it for a particular HW.
  • Virtualization, virtual machine installation.
  • DNS: name server configuration.
  • E-mail: SMTP, POP3, IMAP, spam detection methods.
  • WWW, HTTP servers, SSL, proxy cache.
  • Network monitoring (SNMP, MRTG, Nagios, Zabbix, Smokeping, arpwatch/ndpmon).
  • Databases of users, LDAP, modular authentication with PAM.
  • Kerberos; time synchronization over network.
  • Network traffic classification.
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Teaching methods
essays, practical tasks in the computer classroom on dedicated computers; homework
Assessment methods
Seminar with weekly presentations (each student has at least one presentation per semester) and a homework for the next week. Grading is based on points for the presentation and points for all homework tasks.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 2 h./t. učebna, 2 h./t. samostatná práce.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2002, Spring 2003, Autumn 2003, Spring 2004, Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, Autumn 2005, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022.
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