Mac OS X Tiger Server Administration gives Unix, Windows, and Mac administrators what they need to master every aspect of this server, from the command line to Apple's graphical tools. Full of much-needed insight, clear explanations, and troubleshooting tips, the book shows readers how to utilize Tiger server's capabilities and features in their individual environments, while highlighting the differences between Mac OS X and other server platforms. Topics include setup and configuration, Apple's Open Directory, fundamental network services, file and print services, security, Internet services, and workgroup management. Included in this updated edition are new chapters on Tiger's iChat server, Launch Services, Certificate Services, and Apple's Software Update Server.
Apple's Mac OS X Server is a unique phenomenon in the IT world: an enterprise-capable platform with a simplified user experience. With this architecture, the server can be integrated into a variety of environments: from traditional Mac networks as a fileserver, to broad capabilities in mainstream Unix- and Windows-based IT markets, including large-scale web application services.