macOS Support Essentials 11

3 days

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Course Description

macOS Support Essentials 11, is a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize macOS Big Sur, such as IT professionals, technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users. This is the only Apple Pro Training Series course that covers Big Sur. Students will find in-depth, step-by-step instructions on everything from upgrading, updating, reinstalling, and configuring macOS Big Sur to setting up network services like the Content Caching service.

Objectives

What you'll learn:

System utilities and new features in macOS Big Sur, including:

  • Security and privacy enhancements
  • Control Center and Notification Center
  • Safari
  • System extensions
  • macOS Recovery
  • Startup Security Utility
  • The Signed System Volume (SSV)

Audience

This course is intended for:

Anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize macOS Big Sur, such as IT professionals, technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users.

Prerequisites

Recommended Knowledge:

  • macOS familiarity
  • Basic computer navigation skills

Anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize macOS Big Sur, such as IT professionals, technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users.

Topics

Installation and Configuration

  • Introduction to macOS
  • Update, Upgrade, or Reinstall macOS
  • Set Up and Configure macOS
  • Use the Command Line
  • Use macOS Recovery
  • Update macOS

User Accounts

  • Manage User Accounts
  • Manage User Home Folders
  • Manage Security and Privacy
  • Manage Password Changes

File Systems

  • Manage File Systems and Storage
  • Manage FileVault
  • Manage Permissions and Sharing
  • Use Hidden Items, Shortcuts, and File Archives

Data Management

  • Manage System Resources
  • Use Metadata, Spotlight, and Siri
  • Manage Time Machine

Apps and Processes

  • Install Apps
  • Manage Files
  • Manage and Troubleshoot Apps

Network Configuration

  • Manage Basic Network Settings
  • Manage Advanced Network Settings
  • Troubleshoot Network Issues

Network Services

  • Manage Network Services
  • Manage Host Sharing and Personal Firewall

System Management

  • Troubleshoot Peripherals
  • Manage Printers and Scanners
  • Troubleshoot Startup and System Issues