Course Overview:

Topics covered in this course give system administrators the skills, tools, and knowledge to implement and maintain a network that uses Mac OS X Server.  The student installs and configures Mac OS X Server to provide network-based services: file sharing, mail, web, wikis, Apple Open Directory naming services, integration with Windows Active Directory, alternative strategies for corporate deployment of OS X to the desktop, speedy recovery of servers, and maintaining a local software update  server.  Windows Group Policy is standard corporate practice and TechNow demonstrates how to simulate Windows Group Policy with Apple OS X server.

Attendees to A-215: Mac OS X Server will receive TechNow approved course materials and expert instruction.


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Duration: 5 days

Course Objectives:

  • Installing and Configuring Mac OS X Server
  • Authenticating and Authorizing Accounts
  • Using Open Directory
  • Using File Services
  • Hosting Mail Services
  • Managing Web Services
  • Using Collaborative Services
  • Implementing Deployment Solutions
  • Managing Accounts


  • Knowledge and use of Mac OS X is essential


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