Extending Active Directory Schema to Manage Mac OS X Computers — A 1-day course

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Course Synopsis

Please note that this course has been retired and is has been replaced by Advanced Active Directory Integration 10.7.

The prospect of introducing the Mac into a well-tuned and functioning Windows environment brings with it many questions. Will Mac computers be able to access network resources? Can they be joined to an Active Directory domain? What type of deployment and management options are available for the Mac?

In this one day course, you will be guideed through how to modify the Active Directory schema to join Mac OS X systems to an Active Directory domain and apply Managed Preferences to each Mac system. After attending this course, you will be equipped to configure Active Directory to manage Mac users and computers with all the required security and organizational policies Apple support.

Intended Audience

Course Prerequisites

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


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Course Contents

Active Directory schema and how it works with the Mac

Best Practices using optimal processes and proven tools such as Microsoft's Active Directory Schema Analyzer and Workgroup Manager

Expert Approaches