There are eight questions in this assignment which carried 80 marks. Rest 20 marks are for viva-voce. Answer all the questions. Also in your programs give
appropriate comments to increase understandability. Please go through the guidelines regarding assignments given in the Program Guide for the format of presentation.
    1. What is the significance of VPN? Name some VPN technologies supported by Windows 2000.
    2. Write step by step procedure to configure a Linux machine to work with a network file system.
    1. List any two existing virus protection tools available today in the Market for Windows. Describe and compare its features.
    2. Describe the process of sharing network in Linux and Windows 2000.
    1. What are the strategies followed in Windows 2000 for backup?
    2. What are the contents of Password files and where are they located in Windows? Also, explain the concept of Shadow passwords?
    1. Name the various methods of authentication available in the Windows 2000 operating system.
    2. How would you set the IP address of a LAN card in LINUX?
    1. Write a shell script that searches the file contents in a directory and its sub-directories for a text string given by the user. It list all such file names having that given string and store in a temp file “search_temp”. It should have user friendly messages e.g. “File does not exit” , “Do you want to search again”, etc.
    1. How Linux and Windows 2000 manage the domains? Also, explain how trust relationship is created and managed between domains in Windows 2000?
    1. Compare FAT 16 and FAT 32 file systems.
    2. Discuss the features of GNOME configuration tool.
    1. Explain the role and importance of following tools for quota management in Linux.
    2. List and describe the various security features in Linux.