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UNIX Systems Management

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Course Unit Code460-4113/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
SEI01Ing. David Seidl, Ph.D.
In this course discusses the basic features of the operating system GNU / Linux. Students will learn all the skills necessary to advanced manage the operating system GNU / Linux. A large part of the course will focus on introducing the possibilities of configuration of network services that are servers on this platform most often provided.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The goal is to introduce students to manage Unix-like operating systems, especially the operating system GNU / Linux. Teaching will focus on the management system at advanced administrators and developer.
Course Contents
1. The kernel of the Linux OS - history, kernel concepts, kernel compilation
2. Develop your own kernel driver - concept, compilation, crosscompiling
3. Apache - LAMP, virtual sites, https, htaccess .htpasswd
4. Postfix - SMTP(s) protocol, basic configuration, virtual mailboxes.
5. Dovecot - POP3(s) and IMAP(s), user authentication of SMTP server
6. DHCP, TFTP, NFS, Netboot - static and dynamic address, netboot, BootMenu
7. Samba - file services, print services
8. Streaming video - video distribution to computer network, UDP, HTTP, HTTP Live
9. Embedded systems based on Linux OS - Open WRT, Raspbian
10. Good habits Linux server administrator, logging state services, automated administrator activities, surveillance systems

1. environment VirtualBox and install OS on virtualized PC
2. Download the kernel source, configure and compile your own kernel, the kernel into the system
3. Programming a custom driver for Linux OS kernel
4. Install and configure LAMP server
5. Installing and Configuring Postfix SMTP server
6. Install and configure Dovecot IMAP server
7. Installing and configuring the DHCP server, boot the PC from the network
8. Installing and Configuring Samba server
9. Configure DVB distribution of resources in a computer network
10. The final test
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
[1] COBBAUT P. Linux Fundamentals, Netsec BVBA, 2013
[2] J.Gerner, E.Naramore, M.Owens, M.Warden, Professional LAMP ISBN: 0-7645-9723-X
[1] Kolektiv autorů: Linux Dokumentační projekt, 4. aktualizované vydání. Computer Press, 2008. 1336 stran černobílých. ISBN: 978-80-251-1525-1
[2] D.DENT, Kyle. Postfix kompletní průvodce. Praha : Grada, 2005. ISBN 80-247-1029-3.

Recommended Reading:
[1] WILLIAM E., Jr. Shotts. The Linux Command Line. ISBN 1593273894
[2] NEGUS, Ch.,BRESNAHAN Ch. Linux Bible. ISBN 111821854X
[1] Zemánek, P. Základy operačního systému UNIX. Praha: Česká informatická společnost, 1993.
[2] JELÍNEK, L. Jádro systému Linux: kompletní průvodce programátora. Brno, Computer Press, 2008.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Graded creditGraded credit100 (100)51
        Finální testWritten examination50 30
        Součet bodů ze cvičeníOther task type50 30