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ACSP: Apple Certified Support Professional Os X Support

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1. What two methods can be used to hide items from the Finder?

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

3. What is sudo used for?

4. Which two commands can read text files?

5. How are items inside the Finder's Network folder populated?

6. What are some common file flags and extended attributes used by Mac OS X?

7. Account attributes

8. Best command to list items in a folder?

9. What are the two primary automation technologies for the GUI?

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

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

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

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

14. Absolute path

15. How does the firmware password help secure against password changes?

16. What four Directory Service types can used in Mac OS X?

17. Why does the Finder hider certain folders at the root of the system volume?

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

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

20. Three minium requirements for creating a command line script

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

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

23. What are three common troubleshooting techniques for issues involving failure to connect to network services?

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

25. What role does loginwindow serve in system start-up?

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

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

28. How does Boot Camp work?

29. How can you identify which apps are installed on a Mac?

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

31. What does iSync do?

32. Default install packages

33. How does file system journaling work?

34. What three common unix commands support Mac filesystem metadata?

35. What is a Kerberos Ticket and KDC?

36. What are three common authentication methods?

37. Relative path

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

39. What is a directory as it relates to directory services?

40. What interfaces and protocols are supported by default in in Mac OS X?

41. What does 'ignore volume ownership' do in the Finder?

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

43. What are the primary system initialization stages and user environment stages in Mac OS X and what order do they start?

44. What functionality does 10.6 support with AppleTalk?

45. What happens during system shutdown?

46. Default 9 home folder folders?

47. How do you use the finder's burn folder feature?

48. Five types of accounts in 10.6

49. What is protected memory? What is 64 bit memory addressing?

50. Four methods to access CLI