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Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Support Essentials by Kevin M. White

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Lesson 6. User Accounts

Goals

• Recognize various user account types and user attributes

• Create and manage user accounts

• Adjust login and fast user switching settings

One of the hallmarks of a modern operating system is support for multiple user accounts. OS X delivers this in spades with a robust, secure, and highly polished multiuser environment. The UNIX foundation of OS X is the source of this sophisticated multiple-user environment. UNIX operating systems have a long history of providing such services. Apple has made many improvements to the UNIX functionality by providing advanced user management features and streamlined administration tools, all with traditional Apple ease of use.

In this lesson, you will explore the technologies ...

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