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MAC OS X 201: Server Essentials

MAC OS X 201: Server Essentials


Manhattan Edit Workshop
119 W 23rd St
Ste 700
New York, NY 10011
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Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 6:00am


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 Prerequisites 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 SYLLABUS: 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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