Internet Services Via the Macintosh

Internet Services Via the Macintosh

by Carl Steadman, Jason Snell
     
 

With professional advice and step-by-step tutorials, Providing Internet Services via the Mac OS covers everything you need to know about setting up, providing, and maintaining Internet services through the Mac OS. Every major Internet service - the Web, FTP, e-mail, mailing lists, Gopher, DNS - is explored, along with details on remote administration, maintenance… See more details below

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With professional advice and step-by-step tutorials, Providing Internet Services via the Mac OS covers everything you need to know about setting up, providing, and maintaining Internet services through the Mac OS. Every major Internet service - the Web, FTP, e-mail, mailing lists, Gopher, DNS - is explored, along with details on remote administration, maintenance tools, and other key topics you'll need to know about in order to get online and become a successful Internet publisher. This comprehensive text covers selecting and evaluating an Internet Service Provider for your full-time Net connection; modem-based, ISDN, and leased-line connections; setting up a mail server for your organization's e-mail needs; providing and moderating a mailing list to establish an Internet-based discussion group; serving files via the File Transfer Protocol (FTP); publishing content via the Web, with an easy-to-follow HTML tutorial; a walkthrough of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP); the Common Gateway Interface (or CGI scripts), including a forms example; and establishing your own domain name under the Domain Name System (DNS). Providing Internet Services via the Mac OS comes with a CD-ROM containing all the software you'll need to start using your Mac as an Internet server. Included are special versions of StarNine's WebSTAR and ListSTAR, InterCon's InterServer Publisher, and Adobe PageMill. You'll also find such goodies as Macjordomo for mailing lists, MIND for domain name service, a plethora of CGI tools and other Web utilities, and much, much more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201489989
Publisher:
Addison Wesley Professional
Publication date:
04/26/1996
Edition description:
BK&CD ROM
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.13(h) x 1.19(d)

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