El Capitan 201: OS X Server Essentials 10.11

Course Overview

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.

Who Should Attend

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.

Course Objectives

  • The features of Server 5 for OS X
  • How to configure essential services on Server for OS X
  • How to use Server for OS X tools to monitor and troubleshoot services
  • Effective use of Server for OS X to manage a small network of Macintosh computers and users
  • How to manage access to files and services

    Course Outline

    1 - Configuring and Monitoring OS X Server

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

    2 - Configuring Accounts

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

    3 - Managing Devices with Configuration Profiles

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

    4 - Sharing Files

    • Configuring the File Sharing Service
    • Defining File Access

    5 - Implementing Deployment Solutions

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

    6 - Providing Network Services

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

    7 - Using Collaborative Services

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

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    This is a 3-day class

    Price: $1,995.00
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