Notes for OS X 101

Exam Prep
Revise IT from Amsys
Exam Prep Guide

Integrating a Mac in a Windows Environment 
Managing multiple Macs in an Enterprise Environment
What to do before buying/selling Apple devices?

Textbooks Used
macOS Support Essentials 10.12
OS X Support Essentials 10.11
OS X Support Essentials 10.10
OS X Support Essentials 10.9
OS X Support Essentials 10.8


Terminal Commands

Terminal Commands – Basic
Terminal Commands – Part 2
Terminal Commands – Part 3
Configuring/Troubleshooting OS X Using Command Line

iCloud & Apple ID

Video on Apple ID & iTunes
Video on iCloud
Video on Apple ID in the Enterprise
Setup iCloud

iCloud for Windows
iCloud Storage & Backup
iCloud Security & Privacy
iCloud Storage Upgrade & Downgrade
Create and Manage Apple IDs
Apple ID FAQ
Forgotten Apple ID password


macOS & iOS IT Tool List
Creating multi-OS Install Disk


Making a case for OS X Server
Configuring your own SVN Server

Keychain Access

Resetting Keychains
iCloud Keychain FAQ


Enterprise FileVault
OS X and iOS troubleshooters toolkit

File System

File Type

Data Management

Restoring the Full system from Time Machine Backup
Can’t backup or restore your Mac using Time Machine


Well known TCP & UDP Ports

System Management

Resetting the SMC
Updating your Firmware
How to reset NVRAM on your Mac