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Mac Integration Basics v10.10

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Mac Integration Basics is a one-day course designed for individuals bringing a Mac computer into an education or small business environment that is predominantly Windows-based, and for those who need to prepare for the Mac Integration Basics Certification exam. 

Students will ill learn how to:

Configure and use network accounts
Share files
Secure user accounts, the system and network
Add accounts and change preferences in Mail, Contacts and Calendars
Print from OS X computers
Use instant messager
Manage and backup data
Set up cross-platform compatibility
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Course Outline

Lesson 1: Introduction to Mac OS X

  • Overview
  • Prerequisite Knowledge

Lesson 2: Network Accounts

  • Configuring a Mac to Connect to a Network Account Server
  • Using Network Accounts

Lesson 3: File Sharing

  • Connecting to File Servers
  • Personal File Sharing

Lesson 4: Email, Calendars, and Contacts

  • Internet Accounts Preferences
  • Adding Accounts in Mail, Contacts, and Calendars

Lesson 5: Security

  • User Account Security
  • System Security
  • Network Security

Lesson 6: Printing from OS X Computers

  • Connecting to a USB Printer
  • Set Up a Printer to Print Wirelessly
  • Printing to a Network Printer
  • Specify Your Printer's Features
  • Share Your Printer

Lesson 7: Instant Messaging

  • About iMessage and iOS Devices
  • About Jabber Accounts
  • Configuring Messages
  • Chat on Your Local Network

Lesson 8: Data Management and Backup

  • Migrating Data from Windows to a Mac
  • Backing Up Data


Lesson 9: Cross-Platform Compatibility

  • Cross-Platform Compatibility
  • Running Windows on a Mac



  • Exam name: Mac Integration Basics 10.10*
  • Certification name: Apple Certified Associate - Mac Integration 10.10

Note: This course is not sponsored or authorized by Apple.

Who should attend
  • Employees bringing their first Mac into a business with a Windows server.
  • Windows IT professionals who need to integrate a Mac into their Windows network.
  • Resellers, distributors, systems integrators, and consultants who are selling and/or integrating Mac computers into a Windows environment.

Practical working knowledge of computers and basic Mac OS X skills.


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