Apple macOS Server Essentials 10.12 – Sierra 201

Apple Server Essentials 10.12 – macOS Sierra 201

Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Virtually Online Live & On-Site

Apple macOS Server Essentials 10.12 Course Description:

Apple macOS Server Essentials 10.12 is designed to give technical coordinators and entry-level system administrators the skills, tools, and knowledge to implement and maintain a network that uses macOS Server. Students learn how to install and configure macOS Server to provide network-based services, such as file sharing, authentication, and printing. Tools for efficiently managing and deploying macOS and software updates are also covered. The course is a combination of lectures and hands-on case study exercises that provide practical real-world experience.

Prerequisites for Attending Apple macOS Server Essentials 10.12:

Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems—Knowledge of OS X—using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications, files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Audience for macOS Server Essentials 10.12:

Helpdesk specialists, technical coordinators, and entrylevel system administrators who implement and maintain networks using macOS Server. Technical coordinators, teachers, or power users who manage computers.

Locations for macOS Server Essentials 10.12 Training:

In-Person at ThinkB!G’s Office in Columbia, MD (right by the Columbia Mall)
Private Custom Training On Site at Your Location

Times for macOS Server Essentials 10.12 Training:

In Person: 8:30AM-4:00PM ET
Private Custom Training: Your Preference

*Please click the Dates To Register tab above to see all dates & times available.*

macOS Server Essentials 10.12 Class Includes:

Hands-On Training Led by Certified Instructors
Print and/or Digital Courseware
Certificate of Completion
Continental Breakfast Everyday (In-Person Only)
Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Everyday (In-Person Only)
Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In-Person Only)
Notebook & Pen (In-Person Only)
Free Parking (In-Person Only)

Software Versions:

ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please contact us at or 301-362-2250.

Apple Server Essentials 10.12 – macOS Sierra Outline

Part 1: Configuring and Monitoring macOS Server
Installing macOS Server
Providing DNS Records
Exploring the Server App
Configuring SSL Certificates
Using Status and Notifications
Backing Up macOS Server
Part 2: Configuring Accounts
Managing Local Users
Configuring Open Directory Services
Managing Local Network Accounts

Part 3: Managing Devices with Configuration Profiles
Configuring macOS Server to Provide Device Management
Managing with Profile Manager

Part 4: Sharing Files
Configuring the File Sharing Service
Defining File Access

Part 5: Implementing Deployment Solutions 
Leveraging NetInstall
Caching Content from Apple
Implementing the Software Update Service

Part 6: Providing Network Services
Offering Time Machine Network Backup
Providing Security via the VPN Service
Providing DHCP
Hosting Websites

Part 7: Using Collaborative Services
Providing Mail Service
Configuring the Wiki Service
Implementing the Calendar Service
Managing the Contacts Service
Providing the Messages Service

We have instructors ready to teach this class, but we do not currently offer it on our open enrollment schedule. If you are interested in this class, please fill out the form below and we will contact you shortly about your training options!