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Table of Contents

Chapter: Introduction


02m 22s

How To Use This Course

01m 48s

About Mac OS X Snow Leopard

02m 40s

Chapter: Review Of Necessary Mac Skills

Review Of Desktop Navigation

10m 24s

Review Of Desktop Control

09m 1s

Configuring Your Mac For Success

07m 57s

Chapter: Building New Technical Mac Skills

Looking At Your Mac In A New Way

05m 33s

Taking Advantage Of Multiple Accounts For Users And Groups

03m 35s

Spotlight Searching In A New Light

08m 24s

Chapter: Entering The Command Line Interface

Using The Terminal App And Basic Commands

06m 12s

File System Navigation

06m 50s

File Manipulation

06m 51s

File Inspection And Editing

06m 15s

Special Characters And The Command Line

08m 22s

Sudo Command

05m 11s

Commands Unique To Apple

06m 16s

Chapter: Exploring The Native Mac OS X File System

Introduction To Disk Utility App

08m 23s

Introduction To diskutil

05m 22s

Top Level Of The Startup Volume

09m 36s

Home Folder Organization And Template

06m 20s

Understanding Multiple Libraries

06m 41s

Turning On File Extensions

04m 22s

Chapter: File System Permissions And Metadata

Introduction To Permissions And Ownership

10m 48s

Beyond The Simple Read, Write And Execute Permissions

07m 2s

Even More Advanced Permissions

05m 51s

Repairing Permissions On Startup Volumes

04m 21s

Ignoring Permissions On External Volumes

08m 2s

The ch Commands

10m 19s

Links And Aliases

07m 0s


09m 39s

Chapter: Integrating With Other File Systems

Using Disk Utility App To Identify And Manage Other File Systems

04m 43s

Creating And Using Disk Images

08m 58s

Creating And Using Zip Archives

06m 5s

Hidden And Advanced Features For Archives And Disk Images

03m 46s

Connecting To Network File Systems AFP-FTP-NFS-SMB And WevDAV

06m 12s

Chapter: Understanding The Parts Of Mac OS X

Process Management With Activity Monitor App

05m 17s

Force Quitting Applications

02m 40s

Process Management With ps And top

03m 2s

Killing Or Signaling Processes

06m 25s

Using Log Files With Console App

04m 6s

Using Log Files With tail, logger And syslog

04m 40s

Configuring Log Files For Local And Remote Logging

05m 48s

Understanding And Managing Launch Daemons And Agents

07m 40s

Chapter: Automation

Using Automator To Create Simple Workflows

08m 48s

Using Automator To Create A Service

04m 43s

Creating A Simple AppleScript Applet

05m 21s

Creating A Simple AppleScript Droplet

02m 35s

Introduction To Shell Scripting

07m 38s

Integrating Automation Technologies

03m 11s

Scheduling Actions

05m 43s

Triggering Actions

02m 16s

Chapter: Developer Tools

Downloading And Installing The Developer Tools

03m 16s

Creating A Basic Installer Package

07m 56s

Installing Packages From The Command Line

03m 14s

Property List Editor

06m 39s

File Merge

04m 16s

Chapter: Disaster Prevention And Recovery

Creating RAID Volumes With Disk Utility

04m 6s

Managing RAID Volumes

01m 56s

Data Backup And Restore With Time Machine

05m 7s

Configure Time Machine To Ignore New Volumes

05m 4s

Chapter: Securing Your Macs System Hardware

Protecting The Hardware

04m 6s

Preventing Wireless Eavesdropping

04m 10s

Removing OS Components To Disable Hardware - Part 1

02m 51s

Removing OS Components To Disable Hardware - Part 2

03m 42s

Chapter: Securing System Settings

Securing System Startup

02m 54s

Configure Access Warnings For The GUI Login Window

02m 21s

Configure Access Warnings For The Command Line

01m 46s

Using The Background At The Login Window

03m 0s

Chapter: Securing Accounts

Configuring Best Practices In The Accounts Pane

05m 15s

Parental Controls

05m 51s

Advanced Account Settings

05m 56s

Hiding Users

04m 51s

Securing The Guest Account

02m 37s

Managing sudoers

07m 3s

Securing The System Admin Account

02m 56s

Chapter: Understanding The Local Default Directory Domain

Examining User And Group plist Files

04m 19s

Understanding The Shadow Hash Files

04m 5s

Using dscl

04m 46s

Chapter: Protecting Mac OS X With Passwords

Generating Strong Passwords With Password Assistant

01m 59s

Setting Password Policies

04m 48s

Disabling Password Hints

04m 56s

Chapter: Storing Credentials

Introduction To The Keychain

05m 15s

More About The Keychain

03m 37s

Keychain Troubleshooting

03m 18s

Chapter: About Certificates

Creating A Self Signed Certificate

02m 38s

Verifying Certificates

02m 41s

Adding Certificates To A Keychain

01m 45s

Chapter: Encrypting Disk Images And Home Folders

Creating An Encrypted Disk Image

06m 20s

Configuring A FileVault

08m 17s

Managing The FileVault Master Password

08m 38s

Chapter: Securely Erasing Data

Using Secure Empty Trash

03m 12s

Configuring Finder To Always Securely Erase

01m 54s

Using Command-Line Tools To Securely Erase Files

02m 3s

Using Disk Utility To Securely Erase A Disk Or Partition

01m 38s

Using Disk Utility To Securely Erase Free Space

01m 22s

Using Command-Line Tools To Securely Erase Free Space

01m 19s

Chapter: Securing Applications

Apple Mail

06m 57s


05m 1s


03m 6s

Chapter: Securing Network Communications

Firewall Protection For Applications

05m 13s

Firewall Protection With IPFW2

03m 26s

Configure A VPN Connection

03m 5s

Chapter: Restricting Services

Screen Sharing

03m 31s

File Sharing - AFP, FTP And SMB

05m 9s

Secure Remote Login

03m 48s

Pre-generated Keys For Secure Remote Login

02m 30s

Chapter: Conclusion


00m 36s