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Apple OS X Mountain Lion Server

Apple OS X Mountain Lion Server

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-357151-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-357151-6

In this training course, certified Apple trainer and expert author Chris Tarnowieckyi teaches you how to set up, manage, and monitor the latest server software from Apple, OS X Mountain Lion. Chris breaks down complex topics into straightforward lessons that anyone can understand. This tutorial is designed specifically for those who have never previously configured or managed an OS X server. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.
You will begin with installing the Server software on a computer. As you continue the course, Chris introduces you to the Server App and explains how to configure and use it to maintain your server. Later, you will master topics such as network services and directory services. You will also learn how to manage workgroups and client preferences, enroll and configure mobile devices, deploy Apps to mobile devices, and even set up Time Machine. Chris provides in-depth instruction on managing the mail, web, wiki, calendar, contact and message services. Finally, you will learn how to configure and deploy the NetInstall service.
By the time you have completed this computer based training course on OS X Mountain Lion Server, you will be comfortable with the process of installing and managing a server and services for networks ranging from small home configurations to large corporate networks with hundreds of computers.

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Table of Contents

01. Introduction
    0101 Welcome
    0102 How To Use This Course
    0103 About The Tools Used In This Course
    0104 Apple Updates **Important**
02. Installation And Administration
    0201 Evaluate Your Computer And Network
    0202 Prepare To Install Mountain Lion Server
    0203 Upgrade From OS X Lion Server To Mountain Lion Server
    0204 Migrate From A Previous Server
    0205 Configure An Administration Computer
03. Introduction To Server App
    0301 Tour The Server App Interface
    0302 Manage Network Settings
    0303 Configure Notifications
    0304 Store Service Data
04. Advanced Tools And Management
    0401 Download And Install Workgroup Manager
    0402 UNIX Command Line To Administer Servers
    0403 Locate The Server Admin Command Line Tool
    0404 Remote Command Line Administration
    0405 Explore launchd Items
05. Secure Services With Certificates
    0501 Introduction To Security Certificates
    0502 Manage And Create Self-Signed Certificates
    0503 Generate A Certificate Signing Request
    0504 Install a CA-Signed Certificate
    0505 Create Your Own CA
06. Network Services
    0601 Work With A Minimal DNS Server
    0602 Configure A DNS Server
    0603 Configure A Secondary DNS Server
    0604 Configure Network Time
    0605 Configure VPN
07. Basic Directory Services
    0701 Creating An Open Directory Master
    0702 Managing With An Open Directory Master
    0703 Manage Users And Groups With Server App
    0704 Manage User Home Folders And Group Shared Folders With Server App
    0705 Manage Password Policies And Services Access With Server App
08. Workgroup Manager
    0801 Import And Export With Workgroup Manager
    0802 Manage Users, Home Folders, And Password Policies
    0803 Compare Users Created In Different Apps
    0804 Manage Computers And Computer Groups
09. Managed Client Preferences
    0901 Manage Users, Groups, Computers, and Computer Groups
    0902 Import Detail Preferences
    0903 Create A Mobile Account
    0904 Create An External Account
10. Directory Services
    1001 Archive An Open Directory
    1002 Return A Server To The Stand-Alone Role
    1003 Restore An Open Directory
    1004 Create A Single Sign-On Environment
    1005 Create Open Directory Replicas
    1006 Manage Locales
11. Mobile Device Management
    1101 Start Profile Manager
    1102 Examine Enrollment Profiles
    1103 Enroll A Mac OS X Device
    1104 Enroll An iOS Device
    1105 Configure A Device Profile
    1106 Configure A Device Group Profile
    1107 Configure A User Profile
    1108 Configure A Group Profile
    1109 Deploy An App With Profile Manager
    1110 Manage Devices With With The User Portal
    1111 Manage Devices With The Profile Manager
12. Software Update Service
    1201 Configure Software Update Service
    1202 Manage Software Update Service
    1203 Configure Software Update Service With The defaults write Command
    1204 Configure Software Update Service With Device Management
    1205 Configure A Cascading Software Update Server
    1206 Update The Server With Server App
13. Time Machine
    1301 Configure The Time Machine Service
    1302 Configure A Server To Use Time Machine
    1303 Examine The Backup Data
    1304 Restore With Time Machine
14. File Sharing
    1401 Configure The File Sharing Service
    1402 Options For Shared Folders
    1403 Connect With AFP
    1404 Connect With SMB
    1405 Connect With WebDAV
    1406 Configure And Connect With FTP
    1407 Configure And Connect With NFS
15. Mail Service
    1501 Configure The Mail Service And Mail Accounts With Server App
    1502 Deploy Mail Settings
    1503 Examine Advanced Mail Service Settings
16. Web Service
    1601 Start The Web Service With A Default Website
    1602 Explore The Default Website
    1603 Create A Custom Website
    1604 View Website Log Files
    1605 Secure A Website
    1606 Restrict Access To A Website
    1607 Disable And Delete A Website
17. Wiki Service
    1701 Configure The Wiki Services In Server App
    1702 Create A Wiki
    1703 Explore The Wiki Service Navigation Tool Bar
    1704 Create And Edit Content In The Wiki Service
    1705 Share Files In The Wiki Service
    1706 Search For Content
    1707 Email Notifications
    1708 Explore The Blogs In The Wiki Service
    1709 Explore The My Page And People Pages
    1710 Explore The Calendar In The Wiki Service
18. Calendar Service
    1801 Configure The Calendar Service With Resources And Locations
    1802 Deploy Calendar Settings
    1803 Explore The Calendar Service
    1804 Delegate Calendars
    1805 Share Calendars
19. Contacts Service
    1901 Configure And Explore The Contacts Service
    1902 Deploy Contacts Settings
    1903 Include Directory Contacts In The Contacts Service
    1904 Add Contact Information To The Directory Service
    1905 Batch Import People Into The Directory Service
20. Messages Service
    2001 Configure And Deploy The Messages Service
    2002 Explore The Messages Server From Messages App
    2003 Examine Messages Log Files
21. NetInstall
    2101 Configuring The NetInstall Service
    2102 Using System Image Utility To Create A NetBoot Image
    2103 Using NetBoot Images
    2104 Using System Image Utility To Create A NetInstall Image
    2105 Using System Image Utility To Create A NetRestore Image
    2106 Using NetRestore Images
    2107 Examining The NetInstall Service And DHCP
22. Conclusion
    2201 Thank You
23. Server App v2.2.1
    2301 Introduction To Server App v2.2.1
    2302 Network Configuration
    2303 Server App Configuration
    2304 DHCP Configuration
    2305 Generating Certificate Signing Requests
    2306 Installing a Signed Certificate
    2307 Caching Service
    2308 Profile Manager Service
    2309 Time Machine Service
    2310 Thank You Again


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