Xsan 2 Administrator — A 3-day course

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Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the Apple page for courses currently available in this subject area.

Learn how to implement and administer Xsan 2, Apple's enterprise file system designed for storage area networks (SAN). Take advantage of Xsan 2's built-in flexibility and create shared volumes on your SAN compatible with third-party products, maximizing the return on your storage investment. Use the skills, tools, and knowledge from this course to set up, manage, and monitor the SAN that's right for your organization.

The three-day Xsan 2 Administration course focuses on deploying storage area networks. Students configure, performance tune, and troubleshoot a storage area network using Apple's Xsan 2 tools. The course also covers storage resource management and data protection. A combination of lecture and hands-on exercises provides practical real-world experience.

Suitable for

Course Prerequisites

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


This course covers a portion of the knowledge necessary to become an Apple Certified System Administrator 10.6. ACSA certification is granted upon successful completion of the Mac OS X Server Essentials 10.6, Mac OS X Directory Services v10.6, Mac OS X Deployment v10.6, and Mac OS X Security and Mobility v10.6.

Exam fee: 101 + VAT


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Course Contents



Client Management

Volume Management

Maintenance & Troubleshooting