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Snow Leopard Server
Daniel Eran Dilger
Every Snow Leopard Server
administrator needs this book
What better way to learn Mac technology than from an Apple veteran? Whether you manage a large enterprise server or a small network of Macs, this book is your complete guide to configuring, deploying, and managing Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server. Written by a professional server administrator, this book starts at the kernel level, takes you through advanced server apps, and covers everything in betweensoftware, hardware, security, migration, and more. You'll learn best practices and field-tested techniques that will make your life easier.
Map your Mac OS® X Snow Leopard Server deployment
Understand the Mac OS X kernel, the role of Unix®, and legacy technology
Integrate Mac OS X with Active Directory® and host Windows clients
Plan standard, workgroup, and advanced configurations
Supply DHCP, DNS, Xgrid, file sharing, mail, and other network services
Set up secure access for remote users with the new Mobile Access Server
Configure iChat®, iCal®, Podcast Producer, blogs, webmail, Address Book, and other servers
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This book offers an in depth guide to administering, deploying, and updating Apple's most powerful server. Topics include installation and configuration of services, account authentication and authorization, using open directory, using print services, using file services, managing account, deployment solutions, using Apple Remote Desktop, Enterprise solutions, command line control, and a host of open source applications such as iChat Theater, Mail, iCal, Podcast Producer, and many more.
In-depth guide to all aspects of handling Apple's newest big cat
Whether you manage a large enterprise server or your own Macs at home or in a small office, this book has what you need to understand Apple's new Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server inside and out. Crammed with information, this detailed guide presents best practices and insights that have been field-tested by author Daniel Dilger, a professional administrator and Apple developer. You'll soon learn to deploy, administer, and update Apple's powerful new cat.
- Get to know Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server, Apple's scalable, 64-bit UNIX-based operating system, and the most powerful Mac OS X version yet
- Explains all aspects, both hardware and software
- Shows how to host Web 2.0 applications, crunch tons of data, or centralize the day-to-day activities of a software development team
- Covers installation and configuration, account authentication and authorization, using open directory, using print and file services, managing accounts and deployment, and using Apple Remote Desktop, Enterprise solutions, and command line control
- Explores open source applications such as iChat Theater, Mail, iCal, Podcast Producer, and more
Keep Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server purring with this practical guide.
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
About the Author
Daniel Eran Dilger is a technology consultant and writer with more than a decade of experience in using Mac OS X Server and in managing networks and servers with mixed integration between Microsoft's Windows, Sun's Solaris, Linux, and Mac OS X. He's managed software development and IT projects in a variety of environments, from the open networks of academia to high-security systems in healthcare to fast-paced Internet startups. He's a contributing editor to AppleInsider and RoughlyDrafted magazines.