Intro to Linux

Urban Voice -- Instructor: Lenny Bailes

Week 14 Agenda

    Networking Challenges

    1. The command to make a Samba connection from a terminal session is ____________


See if you can configure your Linux home directory as a read-only shared folder visible
from a Windows XP client. (To do this, you may need to change the hostname for
your computer. )

    2. Intro to Networking (See Chapter 20)

    a. Electronic information is sent from computer to computer
    with these cards through a seven-layer system called ____________. (See Jang, p.610 and
    this section of the MCMCSE Network + Study Guide.)

    OSI stands for ______________________________. Try this OSI practice test.

    b. The TCP/IP model for networking includes ___ layers. (See Jang, p. 613).

    Major protocols that work under the TCP/IP model include ____, _____,

    _____, _____, _____. (See Jang, p. 614 for a more complete list.)

    What are the TCP/IP transport-level protocols? _____ ______

    What are the TCP/IP network-level protocols? _____ ______

    What are the TCP/IP link-level protocols? _____ ______ ______ ______

    (See this link for more information.)

    c. Define these TCP/IP network services:

    Domain Name System: ____________________________________________


    Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol ________________________________


    Address Resolution Protocol _______________________________________


    d. Tp set up a computer on a TCP/IP network, you need ___________

    (manually assigned by an administrator or automatically assigned by ____,

    a ______ address and a ___________. Additionally, to connect to sites on

    the Internet, you need ___________.

    The current standard in use for IP addressing is called ____. IP addresses can

    be expressed in two formats ___________ and __________.

    Addresses under this standard are expressed in ___ columns with
    numerical values between __ and ____.

    e. IP addresses are divided into ___ classes. (See Jang, p. 618.

    What class do the addresses on our classroom computers belong to? _____

    Do the classroom computers use public or private addresses? _______

    How would you write the IP address of your classroom computer in binary notation?


    f. Experiment with PING and IFCONFIG commands. Change your adapter's IP address. Check
    the graphic redhat-config-network application and see if the change carries over.

    Stop and restart the network using the Service [servicename] command.

    After making sure that your Sendmail server is disabled, change the hostname of
    your computer, in preparation for the next set of exercises.

    Review network mask settings (see Jang, p. 629).

    3. Installation/exploration of Mandrake Linux

4.  Backing up with Tar and CPIO (See Jang, Chapter 14) 


Work on Linux class projects

See also for more Networking Info.

Read/review Jang, Chapters 21 (Managing Linux on your LAN),
Chapter 14 (Backing Up)
Look over sample Chapter 12 from the Hello Linux website. We ma have
a quiz on Chapter 6 and Chapter 12 questions from these chapters next class session.

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