Lion 201 OS X Server Essentials 10.7

Days 3    Code LION201   Fee £995

OS X Server Essentials is a three-day, hands-on course designed to give technical coordinators and entry-level system administrators the skills, tools, and knowledge to implement and maintain a network that uses OS X Server.

Course Details

Overview

OS X Server Essentials is a three-day, hands-on course designed to give technical coordinators and entry-level system administrators the skills, tools, and knowledge to implement and maintain a network that uses OS X Server. Students learn how to install and configure OS X Server to provide network-based services, such as file sharing, web and wikis. Tools for efficiently managing and deploying OS X are also covered. The course is a combination of lectures and hands-on case study exercises that provide practical real-world experience.

Prerequisites

  • Understanding of OS X

  • Basic OS X troubleshooting experience or Lion 101

  • Experience with OS X in a network environment

Certification Exam

Students can take the OS X Server Essentials 10.7 exam – one of two exams required for Certified Technical Coordinator Apple(ACTC) 10.7 certification.

Our Apple courses are delivered in partnership with Digital Media Training, the only Apple Authorised Training Centre in Wales.

Course Outline

  • Chapter 1: Installing and Configuring OS X Server

    Installation, initial configuration, server administration tools, and troubleshooting installation issues.

  • Chapter 3: Using Open Directory

    Configuring Open Directory, single sign-on, backing up directory data, troubleshooting Open Directory.

  • Chapter 5: Implementing Deployment Solutions

    Configuring and troubleshooting NetBoot/Network Install to deploy Mac OS X.

  • Chapter 7: Managing Web Services

    Hosting multiple web sites on a single server.

  • Chapter 2: Authenticating and Authorizing Accounts

    Creating and administering accounts, configuring service access controls (SACLs), configuring VPN service, and troubleshooting.

  • Chapter 4: Managing Accounts

    Using Profile Manager to manage devices, troubleshooting Profile Manager.

  • Chapter 6: Using File Sharing

    Configuring and troubleshooting Apple File Service, share points for Windows users, WebDAV access for mobile devices, providing Time Machine network backups.

  • Chapter 8: Using Collaborative Services

    Setting up and configuring wikis and blogs, providing iChat and iCal services to assist people working together, and configuring Address Book service to share contact information amongst multiple computers, providing mail services.

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