Mac Integration Basics 10.13
Organizations are increasingly integrating Mac computers into Windows or other standards-based network environments. But users and the IT professionals who support them can relax, because Mac integration is easy. This self-paced course provides step-by-step instructions for a successful integration.
Who should attend

This self-paced course is for these types of participants:

  • Users who bring a Mac into organizations that predominantly use the Microsoft Windows operating system and Windows Server Essentials
  • Users who replace a Windows computer with a Mac
  • IT professionals who support Mac users in organizations that predominantly use Windows and Windows Server Essentials
Recommended knowledge
To have the best learning experience with this self-paced course, you should understand how to use a Mac, a Windows computer, and computer peripherals.
What you’ll learn

In this self-paced course, you’ll learn how to complete the following tasks:

  • Integrate a Mac into a Windows network environment.
  • Configure a Mac to work with Active Directory.
  • Take advantage of network services, file sharing, printing, instant messaging, email, calendars, and contacts.
  • Provide security at the user, local-networking, and remote-networking levels.
  • Migrate data from a Windows computer to a Mac.
  • Back up data.
  • Run Windows programs on a Mac.
Course outline

Directory Services
Connect a Mac to an Active Directory server.


Share Files
Connect to file servers, turn on personal file sharing.


Configure Collaborative Services
Manage Internet Accounts preferences, connect to an Exchange Server, connect Mail to non-Windows servers, add accounts in Mail, Contacts, and Calendars.


Secure a Mac
Built-In Security features, create strong passwords, use two-factor authentication, set a firmware password, lock a Mac screen, create user accounts, disable automatic login, protect start-up disk files, ensure that the apps you download are safe, provide network security.



Connect to a local printer, connect to, share, and print from network printers.


Move and Back Up Content
Move content, back up content.


Run Windows on a Mac
Run Windows natively or virtually, Microsoft Office for macOS, cross-platform apps, cross-platform files.


Take the Mac Integration Basics 10.13 exam
You've reviewed the Mac Integration Basics guide and you’re ready to take the exam and earn an Apple Certification. Below are instructions for taking your exam online. Good luck!

General information

  • Exam name: Mac Integration Basics 10.13
  • Certification name: Apple Certified Associate - Mac Integration 10.13
  • Price: USD $65.00
  • Time limit: two hours


Before taking the exam

  • Review the Mac Integration Basics guide
  • Consider taking  a Mac Integration Basics 10.13 course through an Apple Authorized Training Providers (AATP).


Taking the exam

  1. Log into the Apple Certification Records System.
  2. Click "Take an Exam" on the homepage.
  3. Under "Taking an exam from our home or office? Enter private access code," enter the code: MIB13HsierraEU.
  4. Follow the prompts and complete the next steps.
  5. Proceed to checkout.


The Mac Integration Basics 10.13 exam is also available at Apple Authorized Training Providers worldwide (price determined by each location).

Participant Guide
If you want to integrate a Mac into an existing Windows or other standards-based network, read on. We'll guide you through the process of setting up your system to take full advantage of network services such as directory services, file sharing, printing, email, and more.