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OS X Mountain Lion Server For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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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 ...

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OS X Mountain Lion Server For Dummies

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118417812
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/31/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 408
  • Sales rank: 1,220,176
  • File size: 13 MB
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Meet the Author

John Rizzo is an expert on Macintosh and cross-platform topics. Since 1997 he has published MacWindows.com, the web's largest news and information source for Mac and Windows integration issues. John is the author of over a dozen books on Macs and PCs.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Mountain Lion Server Up and Running 7

Chapter 1: Mountain Lion Server: An Overview 9

Chapter 2: Choosing Server Hardware23

Chapter 3: The Quick and Easy Installation and Setup 47

Chapter 4: Advanced Installation and Setup 61

Part II: Creating and Maintaining User Accounts and Directories 85

Chapter 5: Controlling Access with Directories and Open Directory 87

Chapter 6: Integrating Open Directory with Active Directory 107

Part III: Serving Up Files and Printers 121

Chapter 7: Setting Up File Sharing 123

Chapter 8: Controlling Access to Files and Folders 139

Chapter 9: Sharing Printers over a Network 153

Part IV: Facilitating User Collaboration 179

Chapter 10: Sharing Contacts with Contacts Server 181

Chapter 11: Serving Up Calendars 191

Chapter 12: Hosting Websites and Wikis 205

Chapter 13: Running an E-Mail Server 225

Chapter 14: More Collaboration with Messages 239

Part V: Managing Clients 249

Chapter 15: Mass Deployment of OS X 251

Chapter 16: Managing iOS and Mac Accounts 261

Chapter 17: Creating Mobile Accounts for Notebooks 301

Chapter 18: Keeping Your Server Healthy and Secure 319

Part VI: The Part of Tens 343

Chapter 19: Ten Things You Can Add to Mountain Lion Server 345

Chapter 20: Ten Cool Things That Didn’t Make It into the Rest of the Book 353

Index 359

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