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DeployStudio 101

Manage large deployments of workstations and servers

Deploystudio
Level: Advanced
Price: £650.00 (+VAT)

During this two day, hands-on course, we focus on building a fully network based deployment system which will enable you to quickly and easily roll out custom images to your target machines and keep them up to date. Through a collection of hands-on case study exercises, that provide practical real-world experience, you will learn how to create, customise and deploy images that you completely create yourself from scratch.

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Course Overview

Are you new to Macs and have no idea how to mass deploy them? Do you need to simplify your existing OS X deployment? Do you know what’s involved and how to ensure you can keep your Mac estate up to date?

Amsys is the UK’s DeployStudio Certified Training Centre, so why not join our Apple Master IT Trainers and learn how you can simplify your OS X deployment. During this two day, hands-on course, we focus on building a fully network based deployment system which will enable you to quickly and easily roll out custom images to your target machines and keep them up to date. Through a collection of hands-on case study exercises, that provide practical real-world experience, you will learn how to create, customise and deploy images that you completely create yourself from scratch.

Prerequisites

This is an advanced OS X courses so, as a minimum, delegates will be expected to have the following knowledge before to attending this course:

  • Basic understanding of OS X
  • Entry level System Support knowledge (ideally OS X Support Essentials v10.11 certification)
  • Experience with OS X in a network environment

If you’re in any doubt about your suitability for this course, please call our training pros on 020 8645 5806 who will be pleased to discuss your training needs in more detail.

Who should attend DeployStudio 101 Training?

  • OS X system administrators
  • If you need to know how to streamline the process of installing and configuring a large number of computers running OS X
  • If you’re an existing Mac support tech and want to upgrade your knowledge and skill set
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Overview

  • Achieve full understanding of what DeployStudio is and what it can do
  • Grasp the benefits of using DeployStudio along with comparisons to built-in Apple solutions and other third-party imaging options
  • Comprehensive training on the installation and configuration of a DeployStudio Server and Apple NetInstall ServerUnderstand OS X installer Packages. Creating, customising, securing and deploying installer packages
  • How to use a range of Apple deployment tools, including Disk Utility, NetBoot & NetInstall Service, Server App and System Image Utility
  • How to create monolithic and modular system images using a variety of deployment tools
  • Techniques to automate post deployment settings and configuration including OS X Scripting techniques, OS X Command Line configuration and file system manipulation
  • A host of DeployStudio tips and tricks revealed by an Apple Master Trainer

Detailed Agenda

  • Overview, Installation and Configuration: The course starts with an introduction to DeployStudio and its suite of tools. You will be taught how to master installing and configuring a DeployStudio Server and understand DeployStudio’s role in OS X Deployment
  • Understanding NetBoot Services: Vital to any network system deployment is the use of NetBoot and a NetInstall service. The course will help you to understand the NetBoot service stages plus how to configure the NetInstall service of OS X Server
  • Creating DeployStudio NetBoot Sets: One of DeployStudio’s strengths is its NetBoot Sets. Lean how to configure and create bootable NetBoot Sets with DeployStudio ready for Network Deployment
  • Creating System Images: DeployStudio has great flexibility in the system images it can deploy. Discover how to create master images using DeployStudio as well as which Apple and third-party software can be used to create the system images DeployStudio can host and deploy
  • DeployStudio Admin: Comprehensive explanation of the DeployStudio Administration tools. How they all work and communicate with each other, overview of all the features available
  • Creating and managing Workflows: Using the DeployStudio Admin tools to configure deployment settings such as adding package installers and updates, pre and post imaging scripts and tasks such as naming computers and binding to Active Directory. Understand how to create your own custom Installer packages to add to your DeployStudio imaging solution. Learn how to publish workflows to the DeployStudio NetBoot set and fully automate the NetBoot and system imaging processes
  • DeployStudio Maintenance: How to optimise using DeployStudio and get the most out of it. Exporting and importing computer settings from alternative system management and imaging tools, how to maintain and update NetBoot Sets and System Images. Accessing DeployStudio documentation and how to get help. Guidelines, Tips and Tricks

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I take this course?

You can join a public course at our training centre in central London or, if you’d like a private course, we can run it in any of our facilities (Surrey, London and Manchester) or we can arrange to run it at a location of your choice.


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Important detail about the course

Level

Advanced

Course Length

2 days

Training hours

09:30 – 17:30 with one hour for lunch

Class size

Maximum eight delegates

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