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macOS Server Essentials

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macOS Server Essentials

Duration: 3 Days

US Price: $1895

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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This hands-on Apple Server Essentials course is for anyone who needs to implement, administer, or maintain a network that uses an OS X Server. This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the OS X Server and is designed for help desk specialists, technical coordinators, and entry-level system administrators. Attendees will learn how to install and configure OS X Servers and to provide network-based services. The course also covers all of the tools used for efficiently managing and deploying an OS X Server.

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


Completion of the course macOS Support Essentials or equivalent experience.

Course Overview

Configuring and Monitoring a macOS Server

  • Installing OS X Server
  • Providing DNS Records
  • Exploring the Server App
  • Configuring SSL Certificates
  • Using Status and Notifications
  • Backing Up macOS Server
  • Managing macOS Server 5 with Command Line

Configuring Accounts

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

Managing Devices with Configuration Profiles

  • Configuring macOS Server 5 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

Related Training

Apple Final Cut Pro
iOS Deployment Essentials
iOS Workshop for Business Users and Help Desk Personnel
Apple Keynote
Mac Integration Basics
macOS Support Essentials

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