macOS Server and Support Essentials 10.12 Combined (Sierra 101 and 201)

Duration: 5 Days

Objectives

The Sierra 10.12 Bootcamp is a combined delivery of the Apple authorized Sierra 101 and Sierra 201 courses. This hands-on course provides an in-depth exploration of functionality and troubleshooting on macOS and the best methods for effectively supporting users of macOS systems. This course also gives technical coordinators and entry-level system administrators the skills, tools, and knowledge to implement and maintain a network that uses macOS Server. Students learn how to install and configure macOS Server to provide network-based services, such as file sharing and authentication. Tools for efficiently managing and deploying macOS and software updates are also covered. For Students Enrolled in a Virtual Class: Each student will need a setup with three (3) devices in order to take the class virtually. One device may be a Mac or iPad, while the other 2 must be Macs with the correct software (and version) being taught in the course already installed. This setup will allow virtual students to view the presentation on one computer and complete support exercises on the other two. Upon completion of the macOS Server Essentials 10.12 (Sierra 101 and 201) course, students will be able to: Use macOS Sierra tools and resources to troubleshoot macOS Sierra Understand macOS Sierra features and functionality, including how to find more information about macOS Sierra Prepare for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.12 certification Utilize the features of Server 5 for macOS Configure essential services on Server for macOS Use Server for macOS tools to monitor and troubleshoot services Use of Server for macOS to manage a small network of Macintosh computers and users Manage access to files and services

Pre-requisites

Basic OS X knowledge Basic troubleshooting experience Experience with OS X in a network environment

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Installation and Configuration

  • Install macOS Sierra
  • Setup and Configure macOS Reference
  • macOS Recovery
  • Update macOS Software

User Accounts

  • Manage User Accounts
  • Manage User Home Folders
  • Manage Security and Privacy
  • Manage User Account Passwords

File Systems

  • Manage File Systems and Storage
  • Manage FileVault
  • Manage Permissions and Sharing
  • Use Hidden Items, Shortcuts, and File Archives

Data Management

  • Manage System Resources
  • Use Metadata and File Search Technologies
  • Manage Time Machine
  • Install Applications

Applications and Processes

  • Manage Documents
  • Manage and Troubleshoot Applications
  • Manage Basic Network Settings

Network Configuration

  • Manage Advanced Network Settings
  • Troubleshooting Network Issues
  • Manage Network Services

Network Services

  • Manage Host Sharing and Personal Firewall
  • Troubleshoot Peripherals

System Management

  • Manage Printers and Scanners
  • Troubleshoot Startup and System Issues
  • System Troubleshooting

Configuring and Monitoring macOS Server

  • Installing macOS Server
  • Providing DNS Records
  • Exploring the Server App
  • Configuring SSL Certificates
  • Using Status and Notification
  • Backing Up macOS Server

Configuring Accounts

  • Managing Local Users
  • Configuring Open Directory Services
  • Managing Local Network Accounts

Managing Devices with Configuration Profiles

  • Configuring macOS Server 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

Course Dates

London CentralLondon GreenwichBristol

The new course schedule is currently being updated and will be ready shortly. Please phone us on 0208 269 4260 or email us for the latest dates.

All our courses run in London and Bristol, or can be tailored to requirements at your own offices. For alternative dates, please email or call us on 0208 269 4260
All prices are per person and are subject to VAT
15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)

Exams and Certification

Attendance on this course is a pre-requisite towards passing the OS X Support Essentials 10.7 Exam (Code 9L0-410) , allowing a successful candidate to achieve Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.7 status.


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