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ACSP: Apple Certified Support Professional Os X Support

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1. Default install packages

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

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

4. What is a Kerberos Ticket and KDC?

5. What happens during user log-out?

6. What are five application environments supported by Mac OS X and what are they used for?

7. Four methods to access CLI

8. Security risk with fast user switching?

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

10. Best command to list items in a folder?

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

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

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

14. What three methods can be used to select the start-up disk?

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

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

17. What is the relationship between clients and servers as it relates to network service access?

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

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

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

21. Relative path

22. How do you provide Mac OS X file sharing services so that other computers can access them?

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

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

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

26. What is the relationship between a network service and a network port?

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

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

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

30. 3 Default items in CLI prompt

31. What are four advantages of using network directory services to store account information?

32. What are some known issues that arise when connecting to network file services?

33. What do the terms interface - protocol - and service mean in relation to computer networks?

34. What backup destinations does Time Machine support?

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

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

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

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

39. How does Mac OS X's built-in firewall work? What advanced firewall settings are available?

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

41. How do kerberos and keychain system differ for managing authentication services?

42. What is sudo used for?

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

44. How does network service order affect network connectivity?

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

46. What are the four erase options in disk utility?

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

48. What 3 types of resource contention issues can occur when fast user switching is enabled?

49. How does file system journaling work?

50. What are some security concerns with spotlight?