CO32034 Server Admin Coursework Details
Below is a list of tasks you will be asked to perform during
the tutorial on Wednesday. You should practise these tasks
before attending the tutorial. In some cases you may be able to
prepare some code on a floppy or on your network drive,
which you can copy and paste during the tutorial.
- Question 1: Create a user account; move a user to a different
group; change a login shell for a user; move a group id.
- Question 2: Create public_html directories for two users and
create an html file in each of these directories.
Create virtual hosts for these two directories.
- Question 3: Set up the DNS server NAMED
providing both forward and reverse resolution for certain domains.
- Question 4: Set up the iptable configuration:
allow http traffic from anywhere if it comes in on eth0 and does
not come from a certain domain; allow ssh traffic, but log it;
allow pings at a certain rate, but log them if they come at a faster