Synopses & Reviews
Apple Training Series: Mac OS X v10.5 Deployment v10.5 uses a combination of task-based instruction and strong visuals to teach intermediate and advanced users how to deploy a wide range of files and systems to multiple users in a large organization. Author Kevin White takes readers through the deployment of software, ranging from individual files, to complete systems, to multiple users, discussing the range of methodologies used. Intermediate users will learn how to use Apple deployment tools, including Disk Utility, PackageMaker, Apple Software Restore, and NetBoot. Advanced users will learn how to customize deployment solutions with scripts to provide post-installation configuration. Throughout the book, users learn how to tie all of the solutions together to create fully integrated software and hardware deployment plans..
This comprehensive, technical reference guide provides in-depth information on Apple technical architecture. It will teach the reader how to install and configure machines; architect and maintain networks; enable, customize, tune and troubleshoot a wide range of services; and integrate Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, and other Apple technologies within a networked environment. Following the learning objectives of the Apple Certified System Administrator exam, this book is a perfect supplement to Apple's own training class and a in-depth technical reference for existing system administrators and engineers.