Apple Mac Integration Basics 10.9 — A 1 day course
Packed full of extra hints and tips, this course is designed for those of you bringing a Mac computer into a small business environment that is predominantly Windows-based. Windows Small Business Server is most likely the server being used. The course is also for users replacing a Windows computer with a Mac, and for reference by system administrators supporting the above users.
During this course you will learn all the different ways you can integrate a Mac within your organization's network environment including how to configure your Mac to work with Active Directory, and how to take advantage of network services, file sharing, printing, instant messaging, emailing, calendars and contacts.
You will also learn about security at the user, local network, and remote networking levels. You will learn about data management, both migrating your data from a Windows computer as well as backing up your important data. Finally you will learn how to run Windows programs directly on your Mac, giving you total compatibility and interoperability with colleagues using Windows.
- Save time and money by efficiently supporting your OS X users
- Demonstrate that you are more than capable at handling troubleshooting and user requests
- Get Certified, and build on your credibility and reputation with your clients
- Look at how to configure your mac to use a network account
- Learn how to connect your Mac to file servers
Email, Calendars & Contacts
- How to configure the OS X Mail app to send and receive email via common server types
- How to configure Contacts to access shared contacts
- How to configure Calendar to access shared calendar services
- How to secure your user data by choosing a strong password, and enabling FileVault 2
- How to protect your Mac system by setting a firmware password and learning about antivirus features
- How to enable network security by configuring the OS X firewall and VPN access services
Printing from OS X Computers
- How to configure your Mac to print to a locally connected printer
- How to share the printer
- How to configure printer features
- How to set up a Mac for instant messaging with Messages and AIM, Jabber, Google Talk, and Yahoo! accounts
Data Management and Backup
- How to migrate your Windows data to a Mac through various transfer methods
- How to set up a backup to protect your important data from potential loss
- Applications with versions available for both Mac and Windows
- Applications with built-in support for Windows file types
- How to set up your Mac to run Windows operating systems natively with Boot Camp
- Virtual options for running Windows
Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices
A schedule of dates for this subject is not currently available. Please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.
Help desk specialists, technical coordinators, service technicians and others who support Mac users in network environment dominated by the Windows Operating System, and technology specialists who manage Mac based classroom networks or computer labs in Windows based schools.
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending this course:
- This material assumes you have a basic understanding of OS X skills and terminology.
The Apple Certified Associate Mac Integration 10.9 certification is granted on successful completion of the Mac Integration Basics v10.9 exam: 9L0-409