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OS X Server 5.0 Essentials - Apple Pro Training Series: Using and Supporting OS X Server on El Capitan, 3rd Edition

By Arek Dreyer, Ben Greisler

Published by Peachpit Press

Published Date: Feb 23, 2016

Description

This is officially-authorized Apple Pro Training Series work is a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to implement, administer, or maintain a network that uses OS X Server on El Capitan. This book provides comprehensive coverage of OS X Server and is part of the Apple Pro Training series—the only Apple-certified books on the market. Designed for help desk specialists, technical coordinators, and entry-level system administrators, this guide teaches you how to install and configure OS X Server on El Capitan to provide network-based services. You’ll also learn to use tools for efficiently managing and deploying OS X Server. In addition to learning key concepts and experiencing hands-on, practical exercises throughout.

This book provides comprehensive coverage of OS X Server and is part of the Apple Pro Training series—the only Apple-certified books on the market. This guide teaches students how to install and configure OS X Server on El Capitan to provide network-based services. They’ll learn to use tools for efficiently managing and deploying OS X Server. You will learn key concepts and experience hands-on, practical exercises.

  • Provides authoritative explanations of OS X Server setup and management on El Capitan
  • Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, real-world exercises
  • Lesson review questions summarize what you learn to prepare you for the Apple certification exam
  • Lesson files available for download

Table of Contents

About This Guide

Configuring and Monitoring OS X Server
Lesson 1 Installing OS X Server
Lesson 2 Providing DNS Records
Lesson 3 Exploring the Server App
Lesson 4 Configuring SSL Certificates
Lesson 5 Using Status and Notifications
Lesson 6 Backing Up OS X Server

Configuring Accounts
Lesson 7 Configuring Open Directory Services
Lesson 8 Managing Users

Managing Devices with Configuration Profiles
Lesson 9 Configuring OS X Server to
Provide Device Management
Lesson 10 Managing with Profile Manager

Sharing Files
Lesson 11 Configuring the File Sharing Service
Lesson 12 Defining File Access

Implementing Deployment Solutions
Lesson 13 Leveraging NetInstall
Lesson 14 Caching Content from Apple
Lesson 15 Implementing the Software Update Service

Providing Network Services
Lesson 16 Offering Time Machine Network Backup
Lesson 17 Providing Security via the VPN Service
Lesson 18 Configuring DHCP
Lesson 19 Hosting Websites

Using Collaborative Services
Lesson 20 Providing Mail Service
Lesson 21 Configuring the Wiki Service
Lesson 22 Implementing the Calendar Service
Lesson 23 Managing the Contacts Service
Lesson 24 Providing the Messages Service

Using Command Line
Lesson 25 Managing OS X Server with the Command-Line Interface