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Apple Training Series: Mac OS X System Administration Reference, Volume 1 by Schoun Regan, - Ed.

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Lesson 11. Planning and Deploying Directory Services

Time

This lesson takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

Goals

Evaluate directory-service needs and use to determine how many replica servers, if any, are required

Construct a plan for deploying networked user accounts for a mix of Mac OS X and Windows computers

Construct a plan for providing Mac OS X–specific directory-service data to Mac OS X computers on a Windows-dominant network

Understand the security precautions you should take when setting up a directory server

Because directory services constitute a critical component of modern operating systems, you need to create a directory-services plan before you deploy your client and server computers. In developing the plan, you ...

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