This unique black book will guide networking professionals and those wanting
to set up a server through all the aspects of the new Mac Tiger Server
including understanding the Apple network, managing network access, and
network protocols such as TCP/IP AppleTalk, and the OSI model.
The book is divided into two sections: the "In Depth" section covers all the concepts
being introduced, followed by the "Immediate Solutions" sections that
provide hands-on real-world techniques to solve problems. It covers
Web-based administration, open directory and managed preferences, protocols
for routing, switching and Web services. The book is jam-packed with
hundreds of "how-to" tips to ensure that servers are set up correctly and
they operate as efficiently as possible. Numerous time-saving techniques are
also provided to help web server administrators save time and reduce
Charles Edge Jr. (Los Angeles, CA) has been working with Mac OS and Apple server offerings since 1999 when AppleShare IP became mainstream. Through each revision of the Mac OS X Server platform, he mastered each feature of the Server. He began his consulting career working with Support Technologies, Andersen Consulting and Honda. In 2000, he began working with Three18, a boutique technology consulting firm in Santa Monica, California. At Three18, Charles has worked with Network Architecture and Design for film, commercial production, post-production, advertising and design clients including Universal Studios, The Osbournes and Mossimo.