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This comprehensive, advanced course will cover everything needed to successfully plan, deploy and maintain large numbers of Mac OS X systems, and keep them up-to-date with remote access and command line scripts. Students will learn new techniques, try Apple and third-party applications, and advance their skills with hands-on exercises, specifically designed to enhance their learning experience. This class will also help prepare students to pass the Apple associate certification: management basics. One free attempt at the exam is included with the class.
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- Course Outline
Lesson 1: Installer Packages
- What are packages
- Creating packages in the GUI with Iceberg
- Creating Packages in the command line
- Signing packages with a certificates
- Installing packages: GUI, command line, remotely
- Examining packages with Pacifist
Exercise 1: Installer Packages
Lesson 2: System Images
- What are disk Images
- Sparseimages and Sparsebundles
- Manually creating images with Disk Utility
- System Image Utility
- Netboot, Netinstall, Netrestore images
- Hands-on vs. Hands-off deployment
Exercise 2: Disk Images
Lesson 3: System Deployment
- Extracting a bootable DMG from a netboot image
- Manually restoring with Disk Utility
- Configuring a Netinstall server
- Minimal-touch deployments
- Taking your image server to the next level with DeployStudios
Exercise 3: Deployment
Lesson 4: Remote Management
- Enabling access
- Screen sharing
- Apple Remote Desktop
Exercise 4: Remote Access
Lesson 5: Policy Management
- Management profiles
- Configuration planning
- Configuring Profile manager
- Apple Push Notification Service
- User vs. Device management
- Enrolling, locking & wiping a device with the user portal
- Pushing management profiles
Exercise 5: Policy Management
Lesson 6: Software Updates
- Software update server
- Pushing updates with Apple Remote Desktop
Exercise 6: Software Updates
Lesson 7: App caching and distribution
- Caching server
- Distributing apps & books with Profile Manager
Exercise 7: App Distribution
Exercise 8: Caching software downloads
Exercise 9: Enterprise Security
This course is not sponsored or authorized by Apple.
- Who should attend
- Technical professionals, sysadmins and help desk professionals who want to learn more about setting up and managing large numbers of Mac computers, in a school or corporate environment.
Computer Labs Needed/Technical Specs:
- Two Mac 2010 and above per student
- Apple Airport Extreme
- Internet connection