Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Support Essentials 10.9: Supporting and Troubleshooting OS X Mavericks

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This is the official curriculum of the Apple Mavericks 101: OS X Support Essentials 10.9 course and preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.9 certification– as well as a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize OS X Mavericks. This guide provides comprehensive coverage of Mavericks and is part of the Apple Pro Training series–the only Apple-certified books on the market. Designed for support technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users, this ...

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Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Support Essentials 10.9: Supporting and Troubleshooting OS X Mavericks

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Overview

This is the official curriculum of the Apple Mavericks 101: OS X Support Essentials 10.9 course and preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.9 certification– as well as a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize OS X Mavericks. This guide provides comprehensive coverage of Mavericks and is part of the Apple Pro Training series–the only Apple-certified books on the market. Designed for support technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users, this guide takes you deep inside the Mavericks operating system. Readers will find in-depth, step-bystep instruction on everything from installing and configuring Mavericks to managing networks and system administration.Whether you run a computer lab or an IT department, you’ll learn to set up users, configure system preferences, manage security and permissions, use diagnostic and repair tools, troubleshoot peripheral devices, and more–all on your way to preparing for the industry-standard ACSP certification.

  • Covers updated system utilities and new features of OS X Mavericks, including iCloud Keychain and Tags.
  • Features authoritative explanations of underlying technologies, troubleshooting, system administration, and much more.
  • Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, realworld tasks.
  • Lesson files and bonus material available for download–including lesson review questions summarizing what you’ve learned to prepare you for the Apple certification exam.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321963550
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 1/14/2014
  • Series: Apple Pro Training Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 936
  • Sales rank: 147,156
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 2.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Kevin M. White (Louisville, KY) has been an Apple Certified Trainer since 2000 and is a regular presenter at industry events. Kevin co-authored his first book in 2005 and has subsequently authored or co-authored several books including OS X Mountain Lion Support Essentials. Kevin also serves the Apple community through his company, Macjutsu Inc., which is dedicated to sharing knowledge of the “Apple way.”

Gordon Davisson (Bellevue, WA) has spent over 20 years working with Apple hardware and software and designing and implementing networking solutions. An Apple Certified System Administrator, Gordon has also been an Apple Certified Trainer since 2002 and is currently a consultant and instructor teaching multiple Mac and OS X courses. Gordon was the co-author of OS X Mountain Lion Support Essentials.

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