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ACSP: Apple Certified Support Professional Os X Support

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1. What are the min sys req for BootCamp?

2. What differentiates RAID 0 from RAID 1?

3. 3 Default items in CLI prompt

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

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

6. What are the primary differences between local - network - and mobile accounts?

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

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

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

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

11. 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?

12. What is authentication and authorization?

13. Utilities available from OS X install DVD

14. Account attributes

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

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

17. 6 volumes supported by OS X

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

19. Different between absolute and relative path

20. How can you force quit an app from the GUI?

21. Four prep steps before installing

22. Four methods to access CLI

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

24. What is the difference between safe boot - safe mode - and safe login?

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

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

27. How does network service order affect network connectivity?

28. What happens during system shutdown?

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

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

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

32. How can you limit a user account?

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

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

35. How does the IP addresses use the MAC address to send messages between computers on a LAN?

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

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

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

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

40. Three minium requirements for creating a command line script

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

42. Folder/directories

43. What are the differences between ZIP archives and Disk Images?

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

45. What is the sticky bit?

46. Min hardware requirements for 10.6

47. What is Rosetta and what types of items are not supported by Rosetta?

48. What are seven common types of resources Mac OS X can access from a directory service?

49. How does file-fault secure a user's data?

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