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Mac OS X: Advanced Management

£950.00 + VAT

About Mac OS X: Advanced Management

This two day course will provide IT Support Professionals with the skills they require to - Deploy and Manage Mac Computers, Manage OSX using Configuration Profiles and Integrate OSX with Active Directory using current best practice.

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  • Mac OS X: Advanced Management

    Course Objectives

    This two day course will provide IT Support Professionals with the skills they require to:

    • Deploy and Manage Mac Computers.
    • Manage OS X using Configuration Profiles.
    • Integrate OS X with Active Directory using current best practice.


    • Delegates should be ACTC 10.9 (or later) or have equivalent knowledge and experience. Delegates are recommended to have attended a El Capitan 101 and/or 201 course previously.

    Who Should Attend?

    This class is for system administrators who need to know how to streamline the process of installing and configuring a large number of computers running Mac OS X.

    How Do I Book?

    To book a training course, please call our Training Coordinator on 0117 922 5661 or alternatively send an email to

  • Course Duration: 2 Days

    Course Outline

    The following outline is a summary of the subjects that will be covered on the course. All of our courses are responsive to the requests and learning needs of learners and as such content may be changed, adjusted or otherwise altered on the day and as thus should be taken as indicative only.
    Delegates should note that content on the day may change due to circumstances outside of our control, such as changes by the manufacturer. Importantly, delegates should not that this is not a running order.


    • OS X Recovery.
    • OS X Licensing.
    • Mass deployment options.
    • Imaging options.
    • Using NetInstall.
    • Using DeployStudio and StarDeploy.


    • Understanding Management.
    • Workgroup Manager versus Profile Manager. 
    • Configuration Profiles.
    • Using Apple Configurator.
    • Setting up and using Profile Manager.
    • Distributing Profiles.
    • Enrolling devices with MDM.
    • Using Third Party MDM solutions.

    Integrating OS X with Active Directory

    • Understanding Directory Services.
    • Binding to Active Directory.
    • OD/AD “Magic Triangle”.
    • Network home directories.
    • Integrating OS X with Microsoft Exchange Server.

    Mac Integration Basics 10.11 Certification Exam

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