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ACSP: Apple Certified Support Professional Os X Support

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1. Account attributes

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

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

4. How does the spotlight search service use metadata?

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

6. Four methods to access CLI

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

8. What happens during user log-out?

9. Why might a previously backed-up item no longer be available in Time Machine?

10. What are they advantages of code-signing?

11. How does Mac OS X use dynamic network discovery protocols to access network services?

12. What does CUPS do?

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

14. What items are not loaded when Mac OS X safe boots?

15. Security risks & account types

16. What are PPD files responsible for?

17. How is the DOmain Name Service used to facilitate network naming?

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

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

20. 6 Reasons to use the CLI

21. How do you identify ownership and permissions of a file or folder in the Finder? In the command line?

22. How does Time Machine maintain a backup history of the system?

23. How do you use disk utility to burn an optical disk?

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

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

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

27. Different between absolute and relative path

28. What role does system launchd play in the system start-up?

29. 3 Main components of a typical command

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

31. What is sudo used for?

32. What are the min sys req for BootCamp?

33. How are the permissions on the shared folder set to allow local user sharing?

34. What is the sticky bit?

35. Two primary partition schemes for mac formatted drives?

36. Folder/directories

37. 6 volumes supported by OS X

38. How can you limit a user account?

39. What items are shared by default to all users?

40. What is the safe boot keyboard combo?

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

42. What is a Kerberos Ticket and KDC?

43. Locate system version - build number - serial number location

44. What are the visual or audible cues for each system initialization stage?

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

46. Three minium requirements for creating a command line script

47. Utilities available from OS X install DVD

48. Advantages/disadvantages of single/multiple partition drives in OS X

49. Absolute path

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