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Learning Apple OS X Mavericks Server

Video Description

In this OS X Mavericks Server training course, expert author Chris Tarnowieckyi will take you deep into the technical aspects setting up an OS X 10.9 server. This course is designed for users that already have experience with Mac OS X and are comfortable with the command line interface.
You will start the course with an introduction to the Server app, and then dive into learning advanced tools and management. You will learn about the network infrastructure services such as DHCP configuration, DNS server configuration, and configuring network time. Chris will teach you how to secure services with certificates, create and manage an open directory master, export, import, and manage users and groups, and explore and create open directory replicas. This video tutorial also covers topics such as managing updates and apps, and how to configure file sharing and the mail, web, wiki, calendar, contacts, and message server. Finally, you will learn how to configure the NetInstall and Xcode service.
By the conclusion of this video based training course, you will have an extensive understanding of the OS X 10.9 Mavericks server, ranging from basic server installation and administration to more challenging subjects such as DNS, security certificates, and Directory Services. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Welcome 00:02:43
    2. How To Use This Course 00:02:46
    3. How To Access Your Working Files 00:02:45
  2. Installation And Administration
    1. Evaluating Your Computer And Network 00:04:54
    2. Preparing To Install Mavericks Server 00:02:51
    3. Upgrading To Mavericks 00:03:30
    4. Upgrading to Server 00:04:59
    5. Migrating From A Previous Server 00:08:31
    6. Configuring An Administration Computer 00:08:53
  3. Introduction To Server App
    1. Touring The Server App Interface 00:07:22
    2. Managing Settings And Network 00:04:19
    3. Configuring Notifications 00:04:13
    4. Storing Service Data 00:05:05
    5. Integrating AirPort Extreme Base Station Or Time Capsule 00:03:43
  4. Advanced Tools And Management
    1. Downloading And Installing Workgroup Manager 00:06:50
    2. Using UNIX Command Line To Administer Servers - Part 1 00:08:01
    3. Using UNIX Command Line To Administer Servers - Part 2 00:07:55
    4. Locating The Server Admin Command Line Tool 00:07:04
    5. Remote Command Line Administration 00:08:42
    6. Exploring Launched Items 00:07:46
  5. Network Infrastructure Services
    1. Exploring Apple Networking 00:05:44
    2. Configuring Link Aggregate Networking For A Server 00:06:10
    3. DHCP Configuration 00:08:26
    4. Working With A Minimal DNS Service 00:05:41
    5. Configuring A DNS Server 00:09:26
    6. Configuring A Secondary DNS Server 00:03:25
    7. Configuring Network Time 00:03:50
    8. Configuring A VPN 00:06:12
  6. Secure Services With Certificates
    1. Introduction To Security Certificates 00:08:36
    2. Managing And Creating Self-Signed Certificates 00:05:24
    3. Generating A Certificate Signing Request 00:03:04
    4. Installing A CA Signed Certificate 00:05:23
    5. Creating Your Own CA 00:09:31
  7. Basic Directory Services
    1. Creating An Open Directory Master 00:07:22
    2. Managing An Open Directory Master 00:07:34
    3. Managing Users With Server App 00:07:04
    4. Managing Groups With Server App 00:04:53
    5. Managing User Home Folders And Group Shared Folders With Server App 00:08:22
    6. Managing Password Policies And Services Access With Server App 00:06:49
  8. Workgroup Manager
    1. Exporting And Importing Users And Groups 00:09:35
    2. Comparing Users Created In Different Apps 00:04:42
    3. Managing Users, Home Folders And Password Policies 00:04:59
    4. Managing Computers And Computer Groups 00:04:29
    5. Cleaning Up For The Next Lessons 00:05:00
  9. Managed Client Preferences
    1. Managing User, Group, Computers And Computer Groups 00:08:02
    2. Importing Detailed Preferences 00:05:53
    3. Creating A Mobile Account 00:07:02
    4. Creating An External Account 00:06:42
  10. Open Directory
    1. Exploring The Directory Utility 00:07:44
    2. Archiving and Restoring An Open Directory 00:05:33
    3. Creating A Single Sign-On Environment 00:07:30
    4. Creating Open Directory Replicas 00:05:47
    5. Managing Locales 00:03:04
    6. Cleaning Up Directory Services 00:02:24
  11. Mobile Device Management
    1. Starting The Profile Manager 00:06:15
    2. Examining Enrolment Profiles 00:03:43
    3. Enrolling A Mac OS X Device 00:03:07
    4. Enrolling An iOS Device 00:04:56
    5. Configuring A Device Profile 00:04:55
    6. Configuring A Device Group Profile 00:04:27
    7. Configuring A User Profile 00:02:08
    8. Configuring A Group Profile 00:03:22
    9. Using The Everyone Profile 00:06:00
    10. Using The Volume Purchase Program 00:05:48
    11. Managing Devices With With The User Portal 00:03:02
    12. Managing Devices With The Profile Manager 00:03:38
  12. Managing Updates And Apps
    1. Caching Service - Part 1 00:02:56
    2. Caching Service - Part 2 00:03:26
    3. Configuring Software Update Service 00:05:09
    4. Configuring Software Update Service - The Default Write Command 00:04:27
    5. Configuring Software Update Service - Device Management 00:03:43
    6. Configuring Software Update Service - Managed Client Preferences 00:04:09
    7. Configuring A Cascading Software Update Service 00:06:41
    8. Updating The Server With Server App 00:03:07
  13. Time Machine
    1. Configuring The Time Machine Service 00:03:28
    2. Configuring A Server To Use Time Machine 00:04:31
    3. Examining The Backup Data For A Mac Client 00:05:52
    4. Examining The Backup Data For A Mac Server 00:04:33
    5. Restoring With Time Machine 00:02:41
    6. Managing The Time Machine Service 00:05:07
  14. File Sharing
    1. Configuring The File Sharing Service 00:05:14
    2. Options For Shared Folders 00:05:28
    3. Connecting With AFP 00:04:11
    4. Connecting With SMB 00:03:42
    5. Connecting With WebDAV 00:03:01
    6. Configuring And Connecting With FTP 00:04:24
    7. Configuring And Connecting With NFS 00:04:28
  15. Mail Server
    1. Configuring The Mail Service And Mail Accounts With The Server App 00:05:30
    2. Deploying Mail Settings 00:03:26
    3. Examining Advanced Mail Service Settings 00:04:58
  16. Web Server
    1. Configuring Web Service With A Default Website 00:04:41
    2. Exploring The Default Website 00:03:40
    3. Creating A Custom Website 00:04:37
    4. Viewing Website Log Files 00:03:28
    5. Restricting Access To A Secure Website 00:03:31
    6. Exploring Simple Web Apps 00:02:29
    7. Disabling And Deleting A Website 00:01:56
  17. Wiki Server
    1. Configuring Wiki Services In The Server App 00:02:27
    2. Creating A Wiki 00:04:12
    3. Creating And Editing Content 00:06:36
    4. Collaborating And Sharing Files In A Wiki 00:04:26
    5. Searching For Content 00:02:36
    6. Email Notifications 00:01:43
    7. Exploring The Blogs In The Wiki Service 00:03:28
    8. Exploring The Personal Wiki Settings 00:02:32
  18. Calendar Server
    1. Configuring Calendar Service 00:03:07
    2. Deploying Calendar Settings 00:04:31
    3. Creating Locations And Resources 00:02:31
    4. Exploring The Calendar Service 00:07:32
    5. Delegate And Shared Calendars 00:06:03
  19. Contacts Server
    1. Configuring And Connecting To The Contacts Service 00:05:19
    2. Deploying Contacts Settings 00:05:14
    3. Adding Contact Information To The Directory Service 00:05:00
    4. Importing People Into The Directory Service 00:06:03
  20. Messages Server
    1. Configuring The Messages Service 00:03:32
    2. Deploying Messages Settings 00:06:52
    3. Exploring The Messages Server From Messages App 00:04:27
    4. Examining Messages Log Files 00:03:28
  21. NetInstall
    1. Configuring The NetInstall Service 00:03:30
    2. Creating A NetBoot Image With System Image Utility 00:05:45
    3. Deploying A NetBoot Image 00:05:05
    4. Creating A NetInstall Image With System Image Utility 00:06:06
    5. Creating A NetRestore Image With System Image Utility 00:02:56
    6. Deploying NetInstall And NetRestore Images 00:03:04
  22. XCode Service
    1. Configuring The XCode Service 00:05:30
    2. Connecting A Development Mac To The XCode Service 00:05:40
    3. Creating And Managing A Bot 00:04:48
  23. Conclusion
    1. Wrap-Up 00:00:42