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Apple Training Series Mac OS X Support Essentials, Second Edition by Kevin M. White

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Lesson 2. User Accounts

Time

This lesson takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

Goals

Recognize various user account types and user attributes

Create and manage user accounts

Understand and implement user security techniques

One of the hallmarks of a modern operating system is support for multiple user accounts. Mac OS X 10.5 delivers in spades with a robust, secure, and highly polished multiple-user environment. Mac OS X’s UNIX foundation is primarily responsible for providing such a sophisticated multiple-user environment. UNIX operating systems have a long history of providing such services. However, Apple has made many improvements by providing advanced user management features and streamlined administration tools, all with Apple’s traditional ...

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