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

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Lesson 26. Host Sharing and Personal Firewall

Goals

• Examine the host sharing services built into OS X

• Use screen sharing tools to access other network hosts

• Use AirDrop to quickly and easily share files

• Secure shared services by configuring the firewall

• Troubleshoot shared service issues

One of Apple’s worst kept secrets is that OS X already includes many of the core technologies that make OS X Server possible. Although OS X Server supports additional advanced network services and administration tools, the two systems share the same software for providing several network services.

In this lesson, you will focus on using OS X as both a network client and a shared resource for a variety of network and Internet services. After an introduction ...

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