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Apple Training Series: Mac OS X System Administration Reference, Volume 1

Book Description

This comprehensive, technical reference guide provides in-depth information on Apple technical architecture. It will teach the reader how to install and configure machines; architect and maintain networks; enable, customize, tune and troubleshoot a wide range of services; and integrate Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, and other Apple technologies within a networked environment. The book covers myriad system administration topics from Directory Services integration to Tiger Server deployment, Xsan administration, accountmanagement best practices, security best practices, and more. Following the learning objectives of the Apple Certified System Administrator exam, this book is a perfect supplement to Apple's own training class and a in-depth technical reference for existing system administrators and engineers.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. Acknowledgment
  6. Contents at a Glance
  7. Contents
  8. Getting Started
  9. Part 1. Directory Services Administration
    1. Lesson 1. Understanding Directory Services
    2. Lesson 2. Accessing Local Directory Services
    3. Lesson 3. Accessing Mac OS X Server Directory Services
    4. Lesson 4. Integrating Mac OS X With Third-Party Directory Services
    5. Lesson 5. Integrating Mac OS X With Active Directory
    6. Lesson 6. Kerberos Fundamentals
    7. Lesson 7. Hosting OpenLDAP
    8. Lesson 8. Providing Single Sign-on Authentication
    9. Lesson 9. Integrating With Kerberos
    10. Lesson 10. Replication
    11. Lesson 11. Planning and Deploying Directory Services
  10. Part 2. Security AdministrationSecurity Administration
    1. Lesson 12. Mac OS X Security Overview
    2. Lesson 13. Securing the Local System
    3. Lesson 14. Optimizing Data Confidentiality
    4. Lesson 15. Mobility Security Concerns
    5. Lesson 16. Secure Network Connections
    6. Lesson 17. Secure Authentication
    7. Lesson 18. Secure Network Configuration
    8. Lesson 19. Mail Security
    9. Lesson 20. Web Security
    10. Lesson 21. Maintenance, Intrusion Detection, and Auditing
  11. Part 3. Networking and File ServicesNetworking and File Services
    1. Lesson 22. Unmanaged Networking
    2. Lesson 23. IP Networks and Services
    3. Lesson 24. Mac OS X Network Architecture
    4. Lesson 25. Resolving Network System Issues
    5. Lesson 26. Maintaining Local Volumes and Files
    6. Lesson 27. File Permissions and Flags
    7. Lesson 28. Network File Services
    8. Lesson 29. Mounting Remote File Systems
  12. Part 4. Appendixes
    1. Appendix A. vi Reference
    2. Appendix B. Basic Command-Line Reference
  13. Index
  14. Media