Apple macOS Server Essentials 10.12 – Sierra 201

Apple macOS Server Essentials 10.12 – Sierra 201 – Course #:APL-MAC201-120

Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., & On-Site

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Apple macOS Server Essentials 10.12 Course Description:
Apple’s 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. In this hands-on, two-day course, you will learn how to install and configure an Apple macOS Sierra Server to provide network-based services, such as file sharing, authentication, and printing. Tools for efficiently managing and deploying macOS 10.12 Sierra features 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. This course is available as a custom private course and as a part of our 5-day Apple Server and Support Essentials 10.12 Bootcamp.

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. Students also must understand macOS, experience with macOS in a network environment, basic troubleshooting experience or successful completion of Course #: APL-MAC101-120, macOS Support Essentials 10.12 (Sierra 101).

Job Roles that Use macOS Server Essentials 10.12:
Helpdesk specialists
Technical coordinators
Entrylevel system administrators who
Technical coordinators
Teachers
Power users

Projects that Use macOS Server Essentials 10.12:
Implement and maintain networks using macOS Server. 
Managing 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 Training 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 clientservices@thinkbiglearnsmart.com or 301-362-2250.

Testimonials for macOS Server Essentials 10.12 Training:
ThinkBig Learn Smart is an excellent learning facility. Their instructional approach teaching is top of the line. The staff is top notch and always available to help you success in and out of classroom!” Tom W. – NIH 

Friendly and open environment, with great employees and instructors. Take an available course or custom make your own.” Julia P. – NIH 

Great food! Great atmosphere!” – Michael W., NIH

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Support Essentials 10.13 – macOS High Sierra 101
Support and Server Essentials 10.12 – macOS Sierra 101 & 201

Apple macOS Server Essentials 10.12 – Sierra 201 Course 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

Disclaimer:

All course objectives and outlines are a guide for students.  To ensure student satisfaction, these course topics and order may be modified or added to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Apple Server & Support Essentials Bootcamp Reviews  

Outstanding!! Great food and they always grant my special request!” – Michael W. – NIH 

Beyond expectations! [The Instructor] did a great job of teaching.  [I] loved the catering. Made me feel special. Food was fantastic. Great abundance of choices.” Dianna A. – NIH 

Love the options and the catered service. This was an excellent idea. I don’t like having to go out and find something to eat during training.” Dianna A. – NIH 

ThinkBig Learn Smart is an excellent learning facility. Their instructional approach teaching is top of the line. The staff is top notch and always available to help you success in and out of classroom!” Tom W. – NIH 

Friendly and open environment, with great employees and instructors. Take an available course or custom make your own.” Julia P. – NIH 

Great food! Great atmosphere!” – Michael W., NIH

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Apple macOS Server and Support Essentials 10.12 Combined – Sierra 101 and 201

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Monday, Jul 23, 2018 Friday, Jul 27, 2018 8:30 am EDT - 4:00 pm EDT Register
Apple macOS Server and Support Essentials 10.12 Combined – Sierra 101 and 201

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Monday, Aug 20, 2018 Friday, Aug 24, 2018 8:30 am EDT - 4:00 pm EDT Register
Apple macOS Server and Support Essentials 10.12 Combined – Sierra 101 and 201

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Monday, Sep 24, 2018 Friday, Sep 28, 2018 8:30 am EDT - 4:00 pm EDT Register
Apple macOS Server and Support Essentials 10.12 Combined – Sierra 101 and 201

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Monday, Oct 22, 2018 Friday, Oct 26, 2018 8:30 am EDT - 4:00 pm EDT Register
Apple macOS Server and Support Essentials 10.12 Combined – Sierra 101 and 201

ThinkB!G (In-Person Only)

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 Friday, Nov 30, 2018 8:30 am EDT - 4:00 pm EDT Register
Apple macOS Server and Support Essentials 10.12 Combined – Sierra 101 and 201

ThinkB!G (In-Person Only)

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 Friday, Dec 21, 2018 8:30 am EDT - 4:00 pm EDT Register