Subject description - B6B32SOS

Summary of Study | Summary of Branches | All Subject Groups | All Subjects | List of Roles | Explanatory Notes               Instructions
B6B32SOS Network Operating Systems Extent of teaching:2+2+2
Guarantors:Troller P. Roles:PV,V Language of
Teachers:Troller P. Completion:Z,ZK
Responsible Department:13132 Credits:5 Semester:Z


Network operating systems, Linux, Unix. Administration and network tools, managing and administration of documentation. The graduates will be informed about basic conception and procedures in operating systems administration (UNIX) and gain the basic facility in operating systems configuration based on the x 86 platforms.

Study targets:

Students will learn basics of operation, installation and administration of Unix-like operating systems, with a special focus on the networking facilities.

Course outlines:

1. Operating systems - basic definitions, origin and development, main types and families of OS.
2. Administration of users, administrator rights and how to gain them.
3. System startup/shutdown. Process handling. The "init" process, startup/shutdown scripts.
4. Administration of the disk subsystem. File systems, swap files and partitions.
5. Network facilities of the Linux OS, basic network configuration.
6. Advanced network facilities of the Linux OS. iptables, rule-based routing.
7. Networking interface - sockets, opening and closing the connection, data transfer, resolver - from various OS levels (C-language, scripts, applications)
8. Software compilation for the Unix-like OS. GNU toolchain.
9. Operating basic services in the Linux system - WWW server (LAMP), e-mail server, other services.
10. Security subsystem of the Unix-like systems and Linux. Types of attacks and protection against them.
11. Unix OSes in the environment of telecommunication networks. Main areas of usage.
12. Asterisk software PBX and its deployment on the Linux OS.
13. Unix-like systems in mobile and embedded devices. Android, Meego, OpenWRT...
14. OS virtualization and cloud computing. Examples of the Unix-like OSes.

Exercises outline:

1. Initial exercise. Contents of the exercises, safety rules in the classroom.
2. Basic skills. User administration, user access rights, file permissions.
3. System startup/shutdown. The "init" process.
4. The disk susbsystem administration.
5. Filesystem administration, swap, RAID, LVM.
6. Linux OS installation, Linux kernel configuration and recompilation.
7. Test
8. Instalation and deinstalation of programs and packages by compilation and using the package manager.
9. Networking in Linux. ifconfig, route, iptables, netstat. Security basics. System logs.
10. Useful tools, shell scripting, grep, sed, awk...
11. Own programming - gcc, make...
12. Test
13. Spare exercise
14. Assessment




Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BPSIT Common courses PV 5
BPSIT Common courses V 5

Page updated 15.8.2018 17:49:28, semester: Z,L/2020-1, L/2019-20, L/2018-9, Z,L/2017-8, Z/2018-9, Z/2019-20, Send comments about the content to the Administrators of the Academic Programs Proposal and Realization: I. Halaška (K336), J. Novák (K336)