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El Capitan 300: Managing and Deploying Apple Devices

Course Overview

Managing and Deploying Apple Devices is a two-day course for users who support Macintosh OS X or iOS mobile devices. Students will learn how to deploy new Macs and iOS-based devices and keep them managed and under control. Students will learn how to use different methods for creating and deploying application installer packaged files, Configuration Profiles, supporting large numbers of devices, and how to set up and maintain a Mac server for overseeing the whole process. Instructors will also demonstrate and discuss other apps for assisting in day-to-day IT tasks.

Who Should Attend

Managing and Deploying Apple Devices is designed for IT professionals, managers and system administrators who use Macs, iPads or iPhones on a daily basis in their professional environment, or who implement and maintain OS X- and iOS- based devices in their organizations.

Course Outline

1 - Deployment Concepts & Planning

  • AppleID and iCloud
  • Managed devices and Supervision
  • Apple’s Deployment Programs
  • Deployment Scenarios
  • Network Considerations
  • Security Considerations & Physical Logistics

2 - Installer Packages

  • Packages & Metapackages
  • Gatekeeper
  • Package Utilities

3 - Imaging Apple Systems

  • Forked Files, Bundles & Packages
  • Disk Images
  • AutoDMG & System Image Utility

4 - OS X Server

  • Installation & Initial Setup
  • SSL Security
  • DNS

5 - Deploying Mac Systems

  • Disk Utility
  • NetInstall
  • Deploy Studio
  • Third-party solutions

6 - Managing Apple Devices

  • Apple Configurator
  • Apple Profile Manager
  • App Distribution
  • Third-party solutions

7 - Deploying iOS Devices

  • Device Supervision
  • Apple Configurator

8 - Software Updates & Caching

  • Software update strategies
  • Apple Software Update Server
  • Caching Service
  • Third-party solutions

9 - Remote Management

  • Apple Remote Desktop
  • BackToMyMac
  • iTeleport
  • SSH

10 - Enterprise Security

  • Hidden Administrators
  • FileVault Encryption
  • Firmware Password

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This is a 2-day class

Price: $1,395.00
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