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ACSP: Apple Certified Support Professional Os X Support

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1. How does the default organization of the filesystem allow users to safely share local files and folder?

2. Path

3. How does Boot Camp work?

4. Security risks & account types

5. What shared items are accessible to any user who connects via FTP?

6. Where are preferences stored? What format is generally used?

7. How do you further resolve and issue that disappears when the Mac successfully safe-boots?

8. Relative path

9. What happens during user log-out?

10. What are five common directory services and authentication services troubleshooting techniques?

11. What is target disk mode and how is it engaged?

12. What does Mac OS X use bundles or packages for?

13. How do you share printers with other Mac and Windows users?

14. 3 Default items in CLI prompt

15. Which two commands can read text files?

16. Account attributes

17. How do you provide Mac OS X web-sharing services?

18. What are four common issues that can interrupt network services on a Mac OS X computer?

19. How is Disk utility's verify and repair feature used?

20. What client-sharing services can Mac OS X provide?

21. How does resetting the master filevault password affect existing filevault user accounts?

22. What type of files are omitted from time machine backups?

23. What two dynamic network service discovery protocols are supported by Mac OS X?

24. How can you identify the type of a particular application?

25. How can you identify the MAC Addresses for all of the Mac's network interfaces?

26. What network services are provided by your Mac to facilitate Internet sharing? What options are available for Internet sharing your Mac's AirPort wireless Ethernet interface?

27. What backup destinations does Time Machine support?

28. What are they advantages of code-signing?

29. What does iSync do?

30. What password issues may arise related to the SMB service?

31. How does the system determine what app to use to open a file?

32. What process or processes are responsible for dashboard widgets?

33. What items are automatically started by system launchd during the system initialization process?

34. What is the safe boot keyboard combo?

35. Folder/directories

36. How does the Finder's secure empty trash work?

37. What are the three primary steps for setting up bootcamp?

38. What is a device driver? What three primary types of device drivers are there?

39. Default install packages

40. How does resetting a user's password as an admin user affect their keychain?

41. What is a Kerberos Ticket and KDC?

42. What five network file services can you connect to from the Finder's Connect To Server dialog?

43. How can you limit a user account?

44. What is the purpose of IP addresses and subnet masks? What is their format?

45. What is the difference between launch daemons - startup items - launch agents - and login items?

46. Why is time machine bad at backing up large databases?

47. What does a keychain do?

48. Min hardware requirements for 10.6

49. Default 9 home folder folders?

50. Where does spotlight store its metadata index databases? How about the plugins?