Yosemite 201: OS X Server Essentials 10.10

Event Phone: 303-835-1005

  • July 13, 2016 - July 15, 2016
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Yosemite 201
OS X Server Essentials 10.10

OS X Yosemite Server Essentials is a three-day course that’s designed to give technical coordinators and entry-level system administrators the skills, tools, and knowledge they need to implement and maintain a network that uses OS X Server for Yosemite. Students learn how to install and configure OS X Server to provide network-based services, such as file sharing and web and wikis. Tools for efficiently deploying and managing OS X are also covered. The course is a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises that provide real-world experience.

Who Should Attend

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

What You’ll Learn

  • The features and functionality of OS X Server for Yosemite
  • How to configure essential services on OS X Server for Yosemite
  • 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
  • How to prepare for Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC) 10.10 certificationPrerequisites
  • Understanding of OS X
  • Experience with OS X in a network environment
  • Basic OS X troubleshooting experience or completion of the Yosemite 101 course

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Course Outline

Part 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 ServerPart 2: Configuring Accounts
  • Managing Local Users
  • Configuring Open Directory Services
  • Managing Local Network AccountsPart 3: Managing Devices with Configuration Profiles
  • Configuring OS X Server to Provide Device Management
  • Managing with Profile ManagerPart 4: Sharing Files
  • Configuring the File Sharing Service
  • Defining File AccessPart 5: Implementing Deployment Solutions
  • Leveraging NetInstall
  • Caching Content from Apple
  • Implementing the Software Update ServicePart 6: Providing Network Services
  • Offering Time Machine Network Backup
  • Providing Security via the VPN Service
  • Providing DHCP
  • HostingWebsites

Yosemite 201 OS X Server Essentials 10.10

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Part 7: Using Collaborative Services

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

Venue:   Server Essentials 201

Venue Phone: 303-835-1005

Venue Website:

9177 E. Mineral Circle Ste. L#100, Centennial, Colorado, 80112, United States

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