This is the official curriculum of Apple's Mavericks 201: OS X Server Essentials 10.9 course and preparation for Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC) 10.9 certification-as well as a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to implement, administer, or maintain a network that uses OS X Server on Mavericks. This book provides comprehensive coverage of OS X Server and is part of the Apple Pro Training series-the only Apple-certified books on the market. Designed for help desk specialists, technical coordinators, and entry-level system administrators, this guide teaches you how to install and configure OS X Server on Mavericks to provide network-based services. You'll also learn to use tools for efficiently managing and deploying OS X Server. In addition to learning key concepts and experiencing hands-on, practical exercises throughout, the book also covers the learning objectives to help you prepare for the industry-standard ACTC certification. * Provides authoritative explanations of OS X Server setup and management on Mavericks.* Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, real-world exercises.* Lesson review questions summarize what you learn to prepare you for the Apple certification exam.* Lesson files available for download.
Arek Dreyer (Chicago, IL) has been an Apple Certified Trainer since 2002. President of Dreyer Network Consultants Inc. in Chicago, Arek delivers courses and provides training around the world, both in the classroom and at events like the MacIT (R) Conference and European Macintosh System Administrators Meetings. Arek provides consulting, troubleshooting, and integration services for customers that use iOS devices and Macs in complicated environments. Ben Greisler (Exton, PA) is the owner and technical lead of Kadimac Corp., a firm specializing in the integration of iOS and OS X into enterprise IT settings. Ben is an Apple Certified Trainer, author, consultant, and lecturer who has served on the Advisory Councils of the Apple Consultants Network and MacIT (R) Conference. Together Arek and Ben have collaborated to write several titles in the Apple Pro Training Series including OS X Server Essentials for Mountain Lion.