Mac Integration Basics

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1 Days

6 CPD hours


Companies are increasingly integrating Mac computers into Windows or other standards-based network environments. This Mac Integration Basics course examines how to best use a Mac(s) in an organization that predominantly functions with a Microsoft Windows operating system and Windows Servers. This course is also ideal for users who need to replace a Windows computer with a Mac and for IT professionals who support Mac users

Directory Services
  • Connecting a Mac to a Directory Server
    Using Network Account
File Sharing
  • Connecting to File Servers
    Turning on Personal File Sharing
Email, Contacts, and Calendars
  • Managing Internet Accounts Preferences
    Connecting to an Exchange Server
    Connecting Mail to Non-Windows Servers
    Adding Accounts in Mail, Contacts, and Calendars
  • Built-in Security Features
    Creating Strong Passwords
    Using Two-factor Authentication
    Setting a Firmware Password
    Locking a Mac Screen
    Creating User Accounts
    Disabling Automatic Login
Protecting Start-up Disk Files
  • Ensuring that the Apps you Download are Safe
    Providing Network Security
  • Connecting to a Local Printer
    Setting up a Wireless Printer
    Sharing your Printer
    Setting up a Printer Shared by a Mac and a PC via SMB or CIFS
    Setting up an IP Printer
    Specifying Printer Features
    Printing from a Network Printer
Instant Messaging
  • iMessage
    Configuring Messages
    Adding Accounts
    Chatting on a local network with Bonjour
Moving and Backing Up Content
  • Moving Content
    Backing up Data with Time Machine
    Running Windows on a Mac
    Running Windows Natively or Virtually
    Using Office
    Using Cross-platform Apps
    Using Cross-platform Files
Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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