MU Information Technology (Semester 5)
Open Source Technologies
May 2015
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(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

1 (a) What is partitioning? Explain hosting parts of the Linux File system on Separate partitions.
10 M
1 (b) Write the purpose of the following global configuration directives of http.cof
i) Keepalive
ii) Keepalive Timeout
iii) MaxClients
iv) ServerLimit
v) StartServers.
10 M

2 (a) List out explain the directories where the Apache RPM installs files.
10 M
2 (b) What is daemon process. Explain daemon characteristics and basic coding rules.
10 M

3 (a) What is shell programming? Explain with examples how expression are evaluated in shell programming.
10 M
3 (b) Explain the grep command using c, j and v options. Explain with examples.
10 M

4 (a) What is file permissions? What are the different ways of setting file permissions? Explain.
10 M
4 (b) What are the packages required to configure secure server with SSL? How can we obtain digital certificate from certifying authority?
10 M

5 (a) What is RAID? What are its different types? What are different levels of RAID?
10 M
5 (b) Explain the features of linux in detail with different linux distributions.
10 M

6 (a) What is inode? Why are the inode unique only within a file system? How does map the inode to its filename? Bring out four important difference between soft and hard links.
10 M
6 (b) Explain different types of DNS servers.
10 M

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