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Learning OS X Mountain Lion Server

Video Description

In this Apple OS X Mountain Lion Server training course, certified Apple trainer and expert author Chris Tarnowieckyi teaches you how to set up, manage, and monitor the latest server software from Apple, OS X Mountain Lion. Chris breaks down complex topics into straightforward lessons that anyone can understand. This tutorial is designed specifically for those who have never previously configured or managed an OS X server. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons. You will begin by with installing the Server software on a computer. As you continue the course, Chris introduces you to the Server App and explains how to configure and use it to maintain your server. Later, you will master topics such as network services and directory services. You will also learn how to manage workgroups and client preferences, enrol and configure mobile devices, deploy Apps to mobile devices, and even set up Time Machine. Chris provides in-depth instruction on managing the mail, web, wiki, calendar, contact and message services. Finally, you will learn how to configure and deploy the NetInstall service. By the time you have completed this computer based training course on OS X Mountain Lion Server, you will be comfortable with the process of installing and managing a server and services for networks ranging from small home configurations to large corporate networks with hundreds of computers.

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01749

Table of Contents

  1. 01. Introduction
    1. Welcome 00:01:39
    2. How To Use This Course 00:02:36
    3. About The Tools Used In This Course 00:01:18
  2. 02. Installation And Administration
    1. Evaluate Your Computer And Network 00:02:32
    2. Prepare To Install Mountain Lion Server 00:02:58
    3. Upgrade From OS X Lion Server To Mountain Lion Server 00:03:04
    4. Migrate From A Previous Server 00:06:47
    5. Configure An Administration Computer 00:04:17
  3. 03. Introduction To Server App
    1. Tour The Server App Interface 00:05:20
    2. Manage Network Settings 00:04:16
    3. Configure Notifications 00:02:43
    4. Store Service Data 00:03:43
  4. 04. Advanced Tools And Management
    1. Download And Install Workgroup Manager 00:04:45
    2. UNIX Command Line To Administer Servers 00:15:14
    3. Locate The Server Admin Command Line Tool 00:08:15
    4. Remote Command Line Administration 00:04:28
    5. Explore launchd Items 00:09:28
  5. 05. Secure Services With Certificates
    1. Introduction To Security Certificates 00:07:22
    2. Manage And Create Self-Signed Certificates 00:06:49
    3. Generate A Certificate Signing Request 00:02:25
    4. Install a CA-Signed Certificate 00:05:48
    5. Create Your Own CA 00:11:57
  6. 06. Network Services
    1. Work With A Minimal DNS Server 00:08:53
    2. Configure A DNS Server 00:09:17
    3. Configure A Secondary DNS Server 00:03:30
    4. Configure Network Time 00:03:23
    5. Configure VPN 00:08:00
  7. 07. Basic Directory Services
    1. Creating An Open Directory Master 00:07:43
    2. Managing With An Open Directory Master 00:08:13
    3. Manage Users And Groups With Server App 00:09:59
    4. Manage User Home Folders And Group Shared Folders With Server App 00:08:40
    5. Manage Password Policies And Services Access With Server App 00:06:06
  8. 08. Workgroup Manager
    1. Import And Export With Workgroup Manager 00:08:22
    2. Manage Users, Home Folders, And Password Policies 00:06:17
    3. Compare Users Created In Different Apps 00:06:25
    4. Manage Computers And Computer Groups 00:04:51
  9. 09. Managed Client Preferences
    1. Manage Users, Groups, Computers, and Computer Groups 00:08:07
    2. Import Detail Preferences 00:05:11
    3. Create A Mobile Account 00:05:57
    4. Create An External Account 00:04:32
  10. 10. Directory Services
    1. Archive An Open Directory 00:03:50
    2. Return A Server To The Stand-Alone Role 00:02:29
    3. Restore An Open Directory 00:02:44
    4. Create A Single Sign-On Environment 00:07:05
    5. Create Open Directory Replicas 00:07:17
    6. Manage Locales 00:02:40
  11. 11. Mobile Device Management
    1. Start Profile Manager 00:04:54
    2. Examine Enrollment Profiles 00:05:53
    3. Enroll A Mac OS X Device 00:02:59
    4. Enroll An iOS Device 00:06:13
    5. Configure A Device Profile 00:05:12
    6. Configure A Device Group Profile 00:03:31
    7. Configure A User Profile 00:04:38
    8. Configure A Group Profile 00:04:21
    9. Deploy An App With Profile Manager 00:03:45
    10. Manage Devices With With The User Portal 00:02:38
    11. Manage Devices With The Profile Manager 00:02:18
  12. 12. Software Update Service
    1. Configure Software Update Service 00:06:06
    2. Manage Software Update Service 00:05:35
    3. Configure Software Update Service With The defaults write Command 00:04:20
    4. Configure Software Update Service With Device Management 00:03:01
    5. Configure A Cascading Software Update Server 00:06:24
    6. Update The Server With Server App 00:02:30
  13. 13. Time Machine
    1. Configure The Time Machine Service 00:04:53
    2. Configure A Server To Use Time Machine 00:05:25
    3. Examine The Backup Data 00:06:14
    4. Restore With Time Machine 00:02:45
  14. 14. File Sharing
    1. Configure The File Sharing Service 00:05:28
    2. Options For Shared Folders 00:03:56
    3. Connect With AFP 00:03:48
    4. Connect With SMB 00:04:56
    5. Connect With WebDAV 00:03:23
    6. Configure And Connect With FTP 00:04:22
    7. Configure And Connect With NFS 00:03:09
  15. 15. Mail Service
    1. Configure The Mail Service And Mail Accounts With Server App 00:09:38
    2. Deploy Mail Settings 00:05:16
    3. Examine Advanced Mail Service Settings 00:03:56
  16. 16. Web Service
    1. Start The Web Service With A Default Website 00:03:39
    2. Explore The Default Website 00:04:48
    3. Create A Custom Website 00:05:47
    4. View Website Log Files 00:03:11
    5. Secure A Website 00:03:44
    6. Restrict Access To A Website 00:01:50
    7. Disable And Delete A Website 00:02:00
  17. 17. Wiki Service
    1. Configure The Wiki Services In Server App 00:04:02
    2. Create A Wiki 00:02:52
    3. Explore The Wiki Service Navigation Tool Bar 00:05:06
    4. Create And Edit Content In The Wiki Service 00:08:43
    5. Share Files In The Wiki Service 00:03:06
    6. Search For Content 00:02:07
    7. Email Notifications 00:02:23
    8. Explore The Blogs In The Wiki Service 00:03:13
    9. Explore The My Page And People Pages 00:02:26
    10. Explore The Calendar In The Wiki Service 00:02:52
  18. 18. Calendar Service
    1. Configure The Calendar Service With Resources And Locations 00:03:58
    2. Deploy Calendar Settings 00:06:16
    3. Explore The Calendar Service 00:06:34
    4. Delegate Calendars 00:03:36
    5. Share Calendars 00:02:50
  19. 19. Contacts Service
    1. Configure And Explore The Contacts Service 00:05:37
    2. Deploy Contacts Settings 00:04:57
    3. Include Directory Contacts In The Contacts Service 00:04:57
    4. Add Contact Information To The Directory Service 00:05:41
    5. Batch Import People Into The Directory Service 00:08:20
  20. 20. Messages Service
    1. Configure And Deploy The Messages Service 00:04:36
    2. Explore The Messages Server From Messages App 00:06:52
    3. Examine Messages Log Files 00:03:26
  21. 21. NetInstall
    1. Configuring The NetInstall Service 00:04:20
    2. Using System Image Utility To Create A NetBoot Image 00:07:18
    3. Using NetBoot Images 00:04:20
    4. Using System Image Utility To Create A NetInstall Image 00:04:40
    5. Using System Image Utility To Create A NetRestore Image 00:02:31
    6. Using NetRestore Images 00:03:04
    7. Examining The NetInstall Service And DHCP 00:06:33
  22. 22. Conclusion
    1. Thank You 00:00:44