About this course

Course type Essentials
Course code APOSXS5E
Duration 3 Days

OS X Server 5.0 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 OS X Server on OS X 5.0

Delegates 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
  • Experience with OS X in a network environment
  • Basic OS X troubleshooting experience

Delegates will learn how to

  • The features and functionality of OS X Server
  • How to configure essential services on OS X
  • How to use OS X Server tools to monitor and troubleshoot services
  • Effective use of OS X Server to manage a small network of Mac computers and users
  • How to manage access to files and services

Outline

Part 1: Configuring and Monitoring OS X Server

  • Installing OS X Server
  • Providing DNS
  • Exploring the Server App
  • Configuring SSL
  • Using Status and Notifications
  • Backing Up OS x Server

Part 2: Configuring Accounts

  • Managing Local Accounts
  • Configuring Open Directory services
  • Managing Local Network Accounts

Part 3: Managing Devices with Configuration Profiles

  • Configuring OS X Server to Provide Device Management
  • Managing with Profile Manager

Part 4: Providing File Services

  • Providing File Sharing Services
  • Understanding File Access

Part 5: Implementing Deployment Solutions

  • Leveraging NetInstall
  • Implementing Software Update Service

Part 6: Providing Network Services

  • Hosting Backups with the Network Time Machine Service
  • Providing Security via the VPN Service
  • Providing DHCP Service
  • Hosting Websites

Part 7: Using Collaborative Services

  • Providing Mail Services
  • Configuring the Wiki Service
  • Implementing Calendar Service
  • Providing Messages Service
  • Configuring Contacts Service
Essentials

3 Days

Duration
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom / Attend from Anywhere

Receive classroom training at one of our nationwide training centres, or attend remotely via web access from anywhere.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0345 074 7998 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.