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Mac Integration Basics

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Mac Integration Basics

Duration: 2 Days

US Price: $1195

Delivery Option: Courses are delivered via online live remote attendance option 8:00 am - 4:00 pm PST. Students receive digital course materials prior to the start of the course.

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Companies are increasingly integrating Mac computers into Windows or other standards-based network environments. This Mac Integration Basics course examines how to best use a Mac(s) in an organization that predominantly functions with a Microsoft Windows operating system and Windows Servers. This course is also ideal for users who need to replace a Windows computer with a Mac and for IT professionals who support Mac users.

Course taught by an expert real-world Apple Certified Instructor.


Basic knowledge of a Mac or PC computer and computer peripherals.

Course Overview

Directory Services

  • Connecting a Mac to a Directory Server
  • Using Network Accounts

File Sharing

  • Connecting to File Servers
  • Turning on Personal File Sharing

E-mail, Contacts, and Calendars

  • Managing Internet Accounts Preferences
  • Connecting to an Exchange Server
  • Connecting Mail to Non-Windows Servers
  • Adding Accounts in Mail, Contacts, and Calendars


  • Built-in Security Features
  • Creating Strong Passwords
  • Using Two-Factor Authentication
  • Setting a Firmware Password
  • Locking a Mac Screen
  • Creating User Accounts
  • Disabling Automatic Login

Protecting Start-Up Disk Files

  • Ensuring that the Apps you Download are Safe
  • Providing Network Security


  • Connecting to a Local Printer
  • Setting Up a Wireless Printer
  • Sharing a Printer
  • Setting Up a Printer Shared by a Mac and a PC via SMB or CIFS
  • Setting Up an IP Printer
  • Specifying Printer Features
  • Printing from a Network Printer

Instant Messaging

  • iMessage
  • Jabber
  • Configuring Messages
  • Adding Accounts
  • Chatting on a Local Network with Bonjour

Moving and Backing Up Content

  • Moving Content
  • Backing up Data with Time Machine
  • Running Windows on a Mac
  • Running Windows Natively or Virtually
  • Using Office
  • Using Cross-Platform Apps
  • Using Cross-Platform Files

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iOS Workshop for Business Users and Help Desk Personnel
Apple Keynote
macOS Server Essentials
macOS Support Essentials

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