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Snow 201: Mac OSX Server Essentials:

Snow 201: Mac OSX Server Essentials:
  • Price £1,247.00
  • Level Introduction
  • Duration 4 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted

Description

Snow Leopard 201 Mac OS X Server Essentials is a four-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.

By passing the Mac OS X Server Essentials 10.6 exam, you can achieve Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC) 10.6 certification providing you have already passed the Support Essentials 10.6exam.

Prerequisites

Help-desk specialists, technical coordinators, and entry-level system administrators who implement and maintain networks using Mac OS X Server.

Assumed Knowledge

Students should have understanding of Mac OS X, Experience with Mac OS X in a network environment, Basic troubleshooting experience or Snow 101: Support Essentials Course, before attending course.

Skills

The features of Mac OS X Server v10.6, 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,

By passing the Mac OS X Server Essentials 10.6 exam, you can achieve Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC) 10.6 certification providing you have already passed the Support Essentials 10.6exam.

Course Content

Installing & Configuring Mac OS X Server

  • Installation
  • initial configuration
  • server administration tools and troubleshooting
  • installation issues

Authentication, Authorisation, & Authorising Accounts

  • Creating & administering accounts
  • Controlling access (ACLs) and troubleshooting

Using Open Directory

  • Configuring Open Directory
  • Single sign-on
  • Backing up directory data
  • Troubleshooting
  • Open Directory and an introduction to Kerberos

Using File Services

  • Configuring and troubleshooting Apple File Service
  • Share points for Windows users
  • NFS
  • Network mounts and FTP
  • Case sensitivity issues

Hosting Mail Services

  • Configuring
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting email service

Managing Web Services

  • Hosting multiple web sites on a single server
  • providing WebDAV access to files

Using Collaborative Services

  • Setting up and configuring wikis and blogs, and the iChat and iCal services to assist
  • People working together

Implementing Deployment Solutions

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

Managing Accounts

  • Managed accounts
  • Preference management
  • Managed network browsing
  • Mobile accounts
  • troubleshooting account management

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