This is the official curriculum of the Apple Mavericks 101: OS X Support Essentials 10.9 course and preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.9 certification– as well as a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize OS X Mavericks. This guide provides comprehensive coverage of Mavericks and is part of the Apple Pro Training series–the only Apple-certified books on the market. Designed for support technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users, this guide takes you deep inside the Mavericks operating system. Readers will find in-depth, step-bystep instruction on everything from installing and configuring Mavericks to managing networks and system administration.Whether you run a computer lab or an IT department, you’ll learn to set up users, configure system preferences, manage security and permissions, use diagnostic and repair tools, troubleshoot peripheral devices, and more–all on your way to preparing for the industry-standard ACSP certification. Covers updated system utilities and new features of OS X Mavericks, including iCloud Keychain and Tags. Features authoritative explanations of underlying technologies, troubleshooting, system administration, and much more. Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, realworld tasks. Lesson files and bonus material available for download–including lesson review questions summarizing what you’ve learned to prepare you for the Apple certification exam.