Let Mountain Lion loose on your network! Unleash its power with help from this OS X guide
OS X Mountain Lion Server is the easy way to tame your network. Whether you're working with both Macs and PCs or are adding iPhones, iPads, and other mobile devices to the mix, this book shows you what Mountain Lion Server can do, how to get it up and running, and how to set up all the features and harness the power of Mountain Lion Server to run in your home or office.
Start here — choose the best Mac model for your server and get step-by-step instructions for installing Mountain Lion Server
Directory directions — set up user directories to automate security and simplify maintenance
Make friends with Windows — see how connecting the Macs on your network to Active Directory facilitates a happy Mac/Windows relationship
All about control — manage permissions for access to files and folders
Let's talk — get computers, iPhones, and iPads collaborating with Contacts Server and Calendar Server
More ways to communicate — set up servers for e-mail, instant messaging, conferencing, and more
Keep clients happy — manage iOS and Mac accounts and secure your server
Keep the cat happy — maintain your server with monitoring tools and Software Update Server
Open the book and find:
Why even a small network benefits from a server
Both simple and advanced setup instructions
How to integrate Open Directory with Active Directory®
Advice on hosting websites and wikis
Recommendations for a password policy
OS X Server's monitoring tools
Ten cool additions to Mountain 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.