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

Apple Server and Support Essentials 10.12 – macOS Sierra 101 & Sierra 201 – Course #:APL-MAC301-120

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

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Apple macOS Server and Support Essentials 10.12 Course Description:
This Apple macOS Sierra 10.12 Bootcamp is a combined delivery of the Apple authorized Sierra 101 and Sierra 201 courses. In this hands-on, five-day course, you will learn in-depth about Apple macOS Sierra features, functionality, troubleshooting, and the best methods for effectively supporting users of macOS systems. This course also gives technical coordinators and entry-level system administrators the skills, tools, and knowledge to implement and maintain a network that uses macOS Server. You will also learn how to install and configure macOS Server to provide network-based services, such as file sharing and authentication. Tools for efficiently managing and deploying macOS and software updates are also covered. This course will prepare you for the Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.12 – Exam (9L0-438) certification or recertification.

Prerequisites for Attending Apple macOS Server and Support Essentials 10.12:
Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems—Knowledge of macOS—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. Also, student need: basic macOS knowledge, basic troubleshooting experience, and experience with macOS in a network environment.

Job Roles that Use macOS Server and Support Essentials 10.12:
Help desk specialists
Technical coordinators
Service technicians
Entry-level system administrators
Technical support personnel in businesses
Technical coordinators or power users who 

Projects that Use macOS Server and Support Essentials 10.12:
Implement and maintain networks using macOS Server or support Mac users
Using Macs for general productivity or creative design
Managing networks of computers running macOS – such as teachers and technology specialists who manage classroom networks or computer labs

Locations for macOS Server and Support 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 and Support Essentials 10.12 Training:
In Person: 8:30AM-4:00PM ET
Private Custom Training: Your Preference

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macOS Server and Support 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 and Support Essentials 10.12 Training:
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 

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

macOS Server and Support Essentials 10.12 – Apple Sierra 101 & Sierra 201 Outline

1. Installation and Configuration
Install macOS Sierra
Set Up and Configure macOS Reference
Use macOS Recovery
Update macOS Software

2. User Accounts
Manage User Accounts
Manage User Home Folders
Manage Security and Privacy
Manage User Account Passwords

3. File Systems
Manage File Systems and Storage
Manage FileVault
Manage Permissions and Sharing
Use Hidden Items, Shortcuts, and File Archives

4. Data Management
Manage System Resources
Use Metadata and File Search Technologies
Manage Time Machine
Install Applications

5. Applications and Processes
Manage Documents
Manage and Troubleshoot Applications
Manage Basic Network Settings

6. Network Configuration
Manage Advanced Network Settings
Troubleshooting Network Issues
Manage Network Services

7. Network Services
Manage Host Sharing and Personal Firewall
Troubleshoot Peripherals

8. System Management
Manage Printers and Scanners
Troubleshoot Startup and System Issues
System Troubleshooting

9. 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

10. Configuring Accounts
Managing Local Users
Configuring Open Directory Services
Managing Local Network Accounts

11. Managing Devices with Configuration Profiles
Configuring macOS Server to Provide Device Management
Managing with Profile Manager

12. Sharing Files
Configuring the File Sharing Service
Defining File Access

13. Implementing Deployment Solutions
Leveraging NetInstall
Caching Content from Apple
Implementing the Software Update Service

14. Providing Network Services
Offering Time Machine Network Backup
Providing Security via the VPN Service
Providing DHCP
Hosting Websites

15. 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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