The main goal of this course is to teach technicians how to install and configure OS X Server to provide network-based services, such as file sharing, DHCP, and collaboration services. You will also learn about the tools required for efficiently managing and deploying OS X and software updates.
- The first day covers OS X Server Installation and Configuration, focusing on initial installation and setup, DNS configuration, SSL certificates, user account creation and remote administration and monitoring.
- The second day looks into Network Accounts, how to create and host a directory service, OS X and device management, file sharing and deployment solutions.
- The third day takes attendees through networking services such as network backups through Time Machine, VPN, DHCP and website hosting. There is also a collection of collaborative services such as mail, contacts and calendar discussed. The course is rounded up with an introduction to using the Command-Line interface of OS X.
Students should have the following knowledge prior to attending this course:
- The material assumes you have a basic understanding of OS X skills and terminology.
- An IT background with experience using OS X in a network environment.
- Basic computer troubleshooting knowledge is also advisable, or prior attendance of either/both of: Mac Integration Basics 10.11 or OS X Support Essentials 10.11 course
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 the OS X Server Essentials 10.11 (El Capitan 201) course?
- Help desk specialists, technical coordinators, service technicians or IT professionals who need to effectively support users of OS X systems on a network or want to understand how to get the best from an OS X Server.
- Technical coordinators or power users who manage networks of computers running OS X, such as teachers and technology specialists who manage classroom networks or computer labs.
- Resellers, distributors, systems integrators, and consultants who are selling Mac computers.