• R2,700 per student
  • 1 day course
  • Apple Inc , Amsys Inc 

The Mac Integration Basics training course is a 1 day leader led course with plenty of hands on labs that is designed for technical professionals who want to learn more about integrating a Mac into a Windows or other standards-based environment.

The day will involve teaching attendees how to configure a Mac to use a network account such as Active Directory, connecting OS X to file services, accessing Exchange and Google internet accounts using OS X native Apps, security features of OS X, how printing works on a Mac, how to use instant messaging services, Data Management and Backup techniques and cross-platform compatibility in OS X.


OS X knowledge and basic computer navigation skills

Who should attend

Help desk specialists, technical coordinators, service technicians or IT professionals who need to effectively integrate a Mac into their Windows network. Technical or power users who manage networks where OS X computers are required to be used with an existing Windows network, such as teachers and technology specialists who manage classroom networks or computer labs. Resellers, distributors, system integrators and consultants who are selling or integrating Mac computers into a Windows environment. Those wishing to obtain the Apple Certified Associate – Mac Integration 10.10 certification

Course outline

Network Accounts: Directory Service overview, using Active Directory and Open Directory, Configuring a Mac to use a network account, Directory Service features.

File sharing: Connecting to common network resources, AFP, SMB, SSH, FTP and WebDAV connections, Bonjour, NetBIOS, the network browser and dynamic service discovery, Connecting OS X systems to file servers, how to create automatic connecting shares, sharing files from a Mac back over the network and Air Drop capabilities and features.

Email, Calendar and Contacts: Learn how to configure the built-in OS X apps for mail, calendar and contacts and access internet accounts such as Exchange and Google. OS X support for Microsoft Exchange and features.


The total cost for this course is R2 700 inc VAT per candidate.
This includes the training, lunches, refreshments, a copy of the resource guide and a single attempt at the exam.