Yosemite 201: OS X Server Essentials 10.10

  • January 28, 2015 - January 30, 2015
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Yosemite 201

OS X Server Essentials 10.10

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 OS X Server for Yosemite. Students learn how to install and configure OS X Server to provide network-based services, such as file sharing, 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
  • Exploring the Server app
  • Configuring SSL certificates
  • Using status and notifications
  • Backing up OS X ServerPart 2: Configuring Accounts
  • Managing local accounts
  • 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: Providing File Services
  • Providing file sharing services
  • Understanding file accessPart 5: Implementing Deployment Solutions
  • Leveraging NetInstall
  • Caching content from Apple
  • Implementing Software Update ServicePart 6: Providing Network Services
  • Offering Time Machine network backup
  • Providing security via the VPN service
  • Providing DHCP Service
  • Hosting websites

Yosemite 201 OS X Server Essentials 10.10

Part 7: Using Collaborative Services

  • Providing Mail Service
  • Configuring the Wiki Service
  • Implementing Calendar Service
  • Providing Messages Service
  • Managing Contacts ServiceHow to Register
    Check the training schedule for a list of courses available for registration at Apple AuthorizedTraining Centers worldwide.

Venue:   Rewind Technology

Venue Phone: 303-835-1005

Venue Website:

2100 W Littleton Blvd, Suite #50, Littleton, Colorado, 80120, United States

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