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MAC OS X 201: Server Essentials

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Chelsea, Manhattan
119 W 23rd St Ste 700
Btw 6th & 7th Avenues
New York, New York 10011
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Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 6

What you'll learn in this apple training:

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

Students learn how to install and configure Mac OS X Server to provide network-based services, such as file sharing, authentication, and printing. Tools for efficiently managing and deploying Mac OS X and software updates are also covered. The course is a combination of lectures and hands-on case study exercises that provide practical real-world experience.

This course is designed for help-desk specialists, technical coordinators, and entry-level system administrators who implement and maintain networks using Mac OS X Server.

What You Will Learn
  • The features of Server 5 for OS X
  • How to configure essential services on Mac OS X Server
  • How to use Mac OS X Server tools to monitor and troubleshoot services
  • Effective use of Mac OS X Server to manage a small network of Macintosh computers and users
  • How to manage access to files and services
  • Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending this course:
  • Understanding of Mac OS X
  • Experience with Mac OS X in a network environment
  • Basic troubleshooting experience or El Capitan 101


Configuring and Monitoring macOS Server 5
• Installing OS X Server
• Providing DNS Records
• Exploring the Server App
• Configuring SSL Certificates
• Using Status and Notifications
• Backing Up macOS X Server 5

Configuring Accounts
• Managing Local Users
• Configuring Open Directory Services
• Managing Local Network Accounts

Managing Devices with Configuration Profiles
• Configuring macOS Server 5 to Provide Device Management
• Managing with Profile Manager

Sharing Files
• Configuring the File Sharing Service
• Defining File Access

Implementing Deployment Solutions
• Leveraging NetInstall
• Caching Content from Apple
• Implementing the Software Update Service

Providing Network Services

• Offering Time Machine Network Backup
• Providing Security via the VPN Service
• Providing DHCP
• Hosting Websites

Using Collaborative Services
• Providing Mail Service
• Configuring the Wiki Service
• Implementing the Calendar Service
• Managing the Contacts Service
• Providing the Messages Service

Managing macOS Server 5 with Command Line

**The curricula above comprises of activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.
Note: This custom-class is not sponsored or authorized by Apple Inc. 
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Once you have signed up for this class, please email [email protected] if you are signing up for personal improvement or for business and if the company will be paying for your tuition.

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Refund Policy

Rescheduling policy: Bookings transferred by the customer more than 14 business days before the commencement date of the course will incur no transfer fee. Bookings rescheduled by the customer within 0 to 14 business days of the commencement date of the course will incur a $150 transfer fee. All transferred courses must be completed within 3 months of the commencement date of the original class.

Cancellation/exclusion policy: Any student who cancels at least 7 days before the class should receive a 100% refund. If they cancel 0 - 6 days before the course, they should be charged a registration fee of 10% of the total course cost or $100, whichever amount would be less.

In the event that a customer cancels a booking for which a transfer has taken place, this will incur a minimum 50% cancellation fee.

Exclusion of a student by the school may occur if the student displays behavior deemed inappropriate and/or disruptive to other students and/or the school. Student will receive 1 (one) written warning regarding behavior. If the behavior in question is repeated, the student will be removed from the class with a written explanation of their exclusion. In the event that a student is removed due to the above-mentioned repetitive and/or disruptive behavior, no tuition fees will be refunded.

Note: Any transfers and cancellations require written notification to [email protected]


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