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Mac Integration Basics 10.8

Packed full of extra hints and tips, this course is designed for those of you bringing a Mac computer into a small business environment that is predominantly Windows-based. Windows Small Business Server is most likely the server being used. The course is also for users replacing a Windows computer with a Mac, and for reference by system administrators supporting the above users.

During this course you’ll learn all the different ways you can integrate a Mac within your organization’s network environment including how to configure your Mac to work with Active Directory, and how to take advantage of network services, file sharing, printing, instant messaging, emailing, calendars and contacts.

You’ll also learn about security at the user, local network, and remote networking levels. You’ll learn about data management, both migrating your data from a Windows computer as well as backing up your important data. Finally you’ll learn how to run Windows programs directly on your Mac, giving you total compatibility and interoperability with colleagues using Windows.

Help desk specialists, technical coordinators, service technicians and others who support Mac users in network environment dominated by the Windows Operating System, and technology specialists who manage Mac based classroom networks or computer labs in Windows based schools.

Assumed Knowledge
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending this course:
This material assumes you have a basic understanding of Mac OS X skills and terminology.

  • Course content

    Course Content
    Connecting to a Network Account Server and Configuring a Mac to Connect to a Network Account Server
    Using Network Accounts
    File Sharing Between Mac OS X and Windows Computers
    Connecting to File Servers and Personal File Sharing
    Email, Calendars and Contacts
    Connecting to an Exchange 2007 Server
    Email with Pop and IMAP Servers
    Contacts, Calendars and Security
    Using Account Security
    System Security and Network Security
    Printing from Mac OS X
    Connecting USB Printers
    Printing to a Network Printer
    Working with PPD files
    Instant Messaging
    Configuring iChat
    Other Instant Messaging Services
    Data Management and Backup
    Migrating Data from Windows to a Mac
    Backing up Data
    Cross Platform Compatibility

Duration: 1 day
Price: £275.00

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