Sierra 201: OS X Server 5 Essentials

This course is designed for help-desk specialists, technical coordinators, and entry-level system administrators who implement and maintain networks using macOS Server 5.

Prerequisite

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending this course:

  • Understanding of macOS
  • Experience with macOS in a network environment
  • Basic troubleshooting experience

Expected Duration
3 day

Description

OS X Server 5 Essentials is a three-day course designed to give technical coordinators and entry-level system administrators the skills, tools, and knowledge to implement and maintain a network that uses macOS Server 5. Students learn how to install and configure macOS Server 5 to provide network-based services, such as file sharing, authentication, and printing. Tools for efficiently managing and deploying macOS Server 5 and software updates are also covered. The course is a combination of lectures and hands-on case study exercises that provide practical real-world experience.

For Connected Classroom attendees:˜
Connected events will be held at a local training center with state-of-the-art video conferencing equipment allowing the course to be broadcast to multiple locations. Students will have the same classroom experience and interact live with the connected classroom instructor. The instructor will be on a large, HD quality screen with interactive video and audio to listen and communicate with students. A second large HD quality screen will display the instructors live presentation.

Objective

Part 1: Configuring and Monitoring macOS Server 5

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

Part 2: Configuring Accounts

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

Part 3: Managing Devices with Configuration Profiles

  • Configuring macOS Server 5 to Provide Device Management
  • Managing with Profile Manager

Part 4: Sharing Files

  • Configuring the File Sharing Service
  • Defining File Access

Part 5: Implementing Deployment Solutions

  • Leveraging NetInstall
  • Caching Content from Apple
  • Implementing the Software Update Service

Part 6: Providing Network Services

  • Offering Time Machine Network Backup
  • Providing Security via the VPN Service
  • Providing DHCP
  • Hosting Websites

Part 7: Using Collaborative Services

  • Providing Mail Service
  • Configuring the Wiki Service
  • Implementing the Calendar Service
  • Managing the Contacts Service
  • Providing the Messages Service

Part 8: Managing macOS Server 5 with Command Line

SUBSCRIPTION COST


$1,995.00

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