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Mac Integration Basics is a one-day course designed for individuals bringing a Mac computer into a education or small business environment that is predominantly Windows-based. And for those who need to prepare for the Mac Integration Basics Certification exam. The course focuses on getting to know the foundations of Mac OS X integrated in a Windows environment.
Who Should Attend?
The seminar is designed for technical professionals who want to learn more about integrating a Mac into a Windows or other standards-based environment, including:
- Employees bringing their first Mac into a business with a Windows server.
- Windows IT professionals who need to integrate a Mac into their Windows network.
- Resellers, distributors, systems integrators, and consultants who are selling and/or integrating Mac computers into a Windows environment.
Practical working knowledge of computers and basic Mac OS X skills.
Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.
Lesson 1: Introduction to Mac OS X
- Prerequisite Knowledge
Lesson 2: Network Accounts
- Configuring a Mac to Connect to a Network Account Server
- Using Network Accounts
Lesson 3: File Sharing
- Connecting to File Servers
- Personal File Sharing
Lesson 4: Email, Calendars, and Contacts
- Internet Accounts Preferences
- Adding Accounts in Mail, Contacts, and Calendars
Lesson 5: Security
- User Account Security
- System Security
- Network Security
Lesson 6: Printing from OS X Computers
- Connecting to a USB Printer
- Set Up a Printer to Print Wirelessly
- Printing to a Network Printer
- Specify Your Printer's Features
- Share Your Printer
Lesson 7: Instant Messaging
- About iMessage and iOS Devices
- About Jabber Accounts
- Configuring Messages
- Chat on Your Local Network
Lesson 8: Data Management and Backup
- Migrating Data from Windows to a Mac
- Backing Up Data
Lesson 9: Cross-Platform Compatibility
- Cross-Platform Compatibility
- Running Windows on a Mac