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Enterprise Mac Administrator's Guide

Book Description

Charles Edge, Zack Smith, and Beau Hunter provide detailed explanations of the technology required for large-scale Mac OS X deployments and show you how to integrate it with other operating systems and applications.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Dedication
  3. About the Authors
  4. About the Technical Reviewers
  5. Acknowledgments
  6. Introduction
  7. Directory Services
    1. Local Accounts
    2. External Accounts
    3. Open Directory
    4. Troubleshooting Directory Services
    5. Summary
  8. Directory Services Clients
    1. Basic Binding
    2. NIS
    3. Kerberos
    4. Directory Services Preferences
    5. Summary
  9. Active Directory
    1. Binding to Active Directory
    2. Bind to AD
    3. Dual Directory
    4. Third-Party Solutions
    5. Summary
  10. Storage
    1. Client Storage
    2. SAN Storage
    3. iSCSI
    4. ExtremeZ-IP
    5. Managing Filesystem Permissions in OS X
    6. .DS_Store Files
    7. Summary
  11. Messaging and Groupware
    1. Exchange Integration
    2. GroupWise and Lotus Notes
    3. iCal Server
    4. Address Book Server
    5. Instant Messaging
    6. Mac OS X Mail Server
    7. Leveraging Push Notification
    8. Summary
    9. Further Reading
  12. Mass Deployment
    1. Planning Your Mass Deployment
    2. Image Delivery
    3. Deploying Images
    4. Automation
    5. Image Regression Testing
    6. Summary
  13. Client Management
    1. Managed Preferences
    2. Managed Preferences in Action
    3. User Home Folders
    4. Password Policies
    5. Apple Remote Desktop
    6. Quota Management
    7. Login Hooks
    8. Software Update Server
    9. Further Reading
  14. Automating Administrative Tasks
    1. The Basics
    2. Scripting the Bash Shell
    3. Automating User Creation from a Third-Party Database
    4. Logging
    5. Automating System Tasks
    6. Troubleshooting
    7. Further Reading
  15. Virtualization
    1. Boot Camp
    2. Thin Clients
    3. VMware
    4. Virtual Machines
    5. Parallels
    6. Managing Windows
    7. Wine
    8. Managing VMs and Boot camp Through GPOs
    9. AntiVirus
    10. Further Resources
  16. iPhone
    1. The iPhone Simulator
    2. Email
    3. Installing Certificates
    4. Network Connections
    5. Leveraging the Web Browser
    6. Citrix
    7. iPhone Configuration Utility
    8. The App Store
    9. KACE
    10. Managing iTunes
    11. Troubleshooting
    12. Further Reading
  17. Index