OS X Mountain Lion Server For Dummies
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Released: August 2012
Pages: 408

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®
  • Troubleshooting tips
  • Advice on hosting websites and wikis
  • Recommendations for a password policy
  • OS X Server's monitoring tools
  • Ten cool additions to Mountain Lion Server

Learn to:

  • 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
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