Set up the server designed to handle all those Macs, iPads, and iPhones on your network!
With more Macs, iPads, and iPhones moving into the workplace than ever before, what's an administrator to do? Mac OS X Lion Server is the perfect way to handle a Mac network, and this book will walk you through every step — even if you're new to Mac administration. Learn to configure, secure, and troubleshoot Lion and how to incorporate a Mac subnet into the Windows Active Directory domain.
When worlds collide — learn how to get Windows PCs and Macs working together on Lion Server
Virtual perfection — compare hardware choices and learn to set up a server on a virtual machine
All about directories — automate security and simplify maintenance with user directories, and integrate Open Directory with Active Directory
Serving up services — create permission schemes and set up file and printer sharing
Help users collaborate — set up e-mail, calendar sharing, contact sharing, iChat instant messaging, and meeting scheduling
Of websites and wikis — create personal or group wikis and host websites
Protect the portables — safely manage notebooks and mobile iOS devices
Secure your server — configure the firewall, manage SSL certificates, and lock down your VPN
Open the book and find:
How to choose server hardware
How to format storage drives
Tips on managing user groups
Effective ways to set up access permissions
How to schedule resourcesand locations
How to set up Mail Server 3
All about Podcast Producer
Ten cool things to add to Lion Server
Set up, configure, and administer your Mac network
Work with both Mac and Windows clients
Handle security and troubleshoot problems
Manage iPhones, iPads, and other mobile devices on your network
John Rizzo bought his first Mac in 1984, which he still has in his garage somewhere, and been writing about Macs since 1987. He is the author of many books, including Mac Annoyances.
John writes about Mac hardware and software for CNET.com and for various magazines, including Macworld, MacHome, and Mac Addict. He has been a regular columnist for CNET, MacWeek and eMedia Weekly, MacUser, and Computer Currents. A staff editor for the now defunct MacUser magazine for eight years.
John also publishes MacWindows.com, a news and information web site devoted to helping Macs users get along in a Windows world since 1997.