Mac Integration Basics 10.12

Mac Integration Basics 10.12 Course Description

Duration: 1.00 days (8 hours)

Mac Integration Basics is a one-day course designed for individuals bringing a Mac computer into an education or small business environment that is predominantly Windows-based, and for those who need to prepare for the Mac Integration Basics Certification exam.

Next Class Dates

Mar 22, 2018
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
May 17, 2018
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Jul 19, 2018
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018

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Intended Audience for this Mac Integration Basics 10.12 Course

  • » Users who bring a Mac into organizations that predominantly use the Microsoft Windows operating system and Windows Server Essentials
  • » Users who replace a Windows personal computer (PC) with a Mac
  • » IT professionals who support Mac users in organizations that predominantly use Windows and Windows Server Essentials

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Course Prerequisites for Mac Integration Basics 10.12

  • » Understand how to use a Mac, a PC, and computer peripherals

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Mac Integration Basics 10.12 Course Objectives

  • » Integrate a Mac into a Windows network environment
  • » Configure a Mac to work with Active Directory
  • » Take advantage of network services, file sharing, printing, instant messaging, email, calendars, and contacts
  • » Provide security at the user, local-networking, and remote-networking levels
  • » Migrate data from a Windows PC to a Mac
  • » Back up data
  • » Run Windows programs on a Mac

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Mac Integration Basics 10.12 Course Outline

      1. Directory Services
        1. Connecting a Mac to a directory server
        2. Using network accounts
      2. File Sharing
        1. Connecting to file servers
        2. Turning on personal file sharing
      3. Email, Contacts, and Calendars
        1. Managing Internet Accounts preferences
        2. Connecting to an Exchange Server
        3. Connecting Mail to non-Windows servers
        4. Adding accounts in Mail, Contacts, and Calendars
      4. Security
        1. Built-in security features
        2. Creating strong passwords
        3. Using two-factor authentication
        4. Setting a firmware password
        5. Locking a Mac screen
        6. Creating user accounts
        7. Disabling automatic login
      5. Protecting start-up disk files
        1. Ensuring that the apps you download are safe
        2. Providing network security
      6. Printing
        1. Connecting to a local printer
        2. Setting up a wireless printer
        3. Sharing your printer
        4. Setting up a printer shared by a Mac and a PC via SMB or CIFS
        5. Setting up an IP printer
        6. Specifying printer features
        7. Printing from a network printer
      7. Instant Messaging
        1. iMessage
        2. Jabber
        3. Configuring Messages
        4. Adding accounts
        5. Chatting on a local network with Bonjour
      8. Moving and Backing Up Content
        1. Moving content
        2. Backing up data with Time Machine
      9. Running Windows on a Mac
        1. Running Windows natively or virtually
        2. Using Office
        3. Using cross-platform apps
        4. Using cross-platform files

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This training prepares students for the following exam(s):

  • » Mac Integration Basics 10.12 Exam : Mac Integration Basics 10.12 Exam

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Sam P.
- Team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge.
- Over 15 years of experience in the IT industry.
- NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011.


Sam Polsky has spent his entire career in entrepreneurial pursuits, including such fields as biotechnology, software development, data management, and business process management. He began in entrepreneurship as team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge, a business development competition geared towards Duke Universitys various graduate schools.

Sam Polsky has since co-founded a consulting firm where he has been involved in software architecture, development and implementation. On top of that, Sam has been delivering acclaimed solutions in software architecture, development and implementation for over 15 years. He is a much-admired Subject Matter Expert and Trainer at NetCom Learning and was voted NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011

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