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Advanced Directory Services 10.8

  • Price £950.00
  • Duration 2 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted

Description

The Active Directory Open Directory Integration training course for OS X 10.8 , Mountain Lion, is a 3 day leader led course with plenty of hands on labs that provides a really in depth look at integrating OS X Mountain Lion client and OS X Server with Active Directory and Open Directory. Students will learn how to deploy robust solutions including Open Directory Masters and Replicas. Understand how to manage and troubleshoot OS X clients as well as provide single sign-on using Kerberos when integrated with Active Directory.


Who should attend?
This course is designed for system administrators and IT professionals who need to gain specific knowledge about directory services, how to effectively configure OS X computers to access directory services, configure OS X Server to provide directory services and configure OS X Server to provide directory services in a mixed-platform environment, specifically Active Directory.

Prerequisites

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending this course:
• Basic troubleshooting experience or OS X Support Essentials v10.8
• Basic OS X Server experience or OS X Server Essentials v10.8
• Experience with OS X in a network environment
• Experience using the command-line interface with OS X

Course Content

- Understanding the Local Directory Service
- What is Open Directory
- How OS X interacts with the local Directory Services
- Tools to configure local Directory Services
- Advanced troubleshooting for local Directory Services
- OS X requirements
- Open Directory requirements
- Active Directory requirements
- DNS
- Accessing an Open Directory System.
- Configuring OS X client computer to log in using an Open Directory master
- Configuring Directory Services search paths
- Troubleshooting binding issues
- Troubleshooting login issues
- Understanding LDAP.
- Overview of LDAP
- Configuring OS X client computer to log in using a standard LDAP server
- Configuring an Open Directory Master.
- Configuring OS X Server as an Open Directory master using the GUI and command line
- Managing data stored in an Open Directory master
- Deploy, configure and troubleshoot Kerberos
- Troubleshooting issues promoting OS X Server to an Open Directory master
- Configuring OS X Server as an Open Directory replica
- Troubleshooting Open Directory replication
- Configuring a OS X Server to connect to an existing Open Directory server
- Configuring a service to use an Open Directory network user or group
- Deploying OS X in an Active Directory environment.
- Integrating OS X Server with Active Directory System.
- Implementing the Golden Triangle.
- Configuring OS X Server to supplement directory data provided by Active Directory.
- Configuring OS X Server services to authenticate in a Active Directory Kerberos realm.
- Extending Active Directory Schema.
- Active Directory schema and how it works with the Mac.
- Simplifying OS X deployment by extending Active Directory schema object classes and attributes using optimal processes and proven
tools such as Microsoft’s Active Directory Schema Analyser and Workgroup Manager.
- Applying step-by-step instructions for modifying Active Directory schema to support OS X systems.

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