Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server For Dummies

Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server For Dummies

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Making Everything Easier! Mac OSAr X Snow Leopard Server for Dummies Learn to: Set up and configure a Mac network with Snow Leopard Server Administer, secure, and troubleshoot the network Incorporate a Mac subnet into a Windows Active DirectoryAr domain Take advantage of UnixAr power and security John Rizzo Want to set up and administer a network even if you don't have an IT department? Read on! Like everything Mac, Snow Leopard Server was designed to be easy to set up and use. Still, there are so many options and features that this book will save you heaps of time and effort. It walks you through installation, set-up on a virtual machine, directory services, managing clients, security, and everything necessary to keep your users happy. Choose your hardware a€” get all the details on the best hardware for your specific needs It does Windows too a€” manage Active Directory and Open Directory for a network with both WindowsAr and MacAr clients Maintain control a€” create and maintain your User Directory and authenticate clients Files, printers, and stuff a€” set up user categories and permissions, handle file sharing protocols, and configure client machines Let's get together a€” help users collaborate with shared contacts and calendars, Podcast Producer, and iChatAr instant messaging The Web world a€” configure Web services, set up Wiki Server, and enable blogging Out of the office a€” create mobile accounts for notebook users and configure VPN access Safety first a€” manage security with firewalls, encryption, and proxies Open the book and find: Various options for installation The pros and cons of Dual Boot How to set up and run an e-mail server Tips on getting Macs and Windows to share files How group accounts can simplify management The advantages of different permission types How to manage Podcast Producer Special stuff in Snow Leopard ServerMacBook and MacBook Pro: Notebooks arena#39;t great servers, but they do make good testing platforms. Remove the battery and look for the serial and Ethernet ID numbers on a label inside the battery bay. ... because the Mac is in a difficult-to- reach location, a Mac OS X trick has been around for many years, but even some die-hard Mac fans dona#39;t know about it: Choose Apple menua‡’About This Mac.

Title:Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server For Dummies
Author:John Rizzo
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-11-09


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