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 aggravation.
|Publisher:||Paraglyph Press, Inc.|
|Series:||Little Black Books (Paraglyph Press) Series|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.93(d)|
About the Author
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.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Are you a user or system administrator that needs to get the most out of Mac networking with Tiger Server? If you are, then this book is for you. Author Charles Edge, has done an outstanding job of writing a cool book that will help you tap the unused potential of your server. Edge, begins by describing the concepts and terminology of basic network communications. Then, the author takes a look at what requirements are needed to run Tiger Server. Next, the author covers the management utilities that are used in maintaining and working with Tiger server. He also covers the various services that the Tiger X Server can offer to administrators to help in managing networks. The author continues by covering the concepts required to build a good backup plan for any organization. Then, he provides an introduction to many of the command line utilities used in managing a Tiger Server and Mac network environment. Finally, the author explains the various other aspects of managing a long-term Tiger Server and the network the server lives on. After reading this most excellent book, you should end up with the ability to find your way around an OSX Server. Perhaps more importantly, you¿ll enjoy the process.