Mac OS X Server 10.5 Leopard Essential Training
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Mac OS X Server 10.5 Leopard Essential Training

with Sean Colins

Video: Configuring VPN L2TP services on Advanced Server

Alright, so here we are in our Advanced Server. We're going to configure VPN service. We're going to click on the name of the server, go to Settings, go to Services, and we're going to click on the VPN checkbox. When we do so, we're going tp click Save. That's going to open it up right over here. We're going to click on VPN. And this is our Settings. Now we have our Overview pane just like always, we have our Log pane just like always. Connections, who's connected to the server. Very straightforward stuff. We're using a lot of the same stuff over and over and over again in Server Admin, it makes it really easy to know where you are and get oriented once you get into a Service pane.
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  1. 20m 21s
    1. Welcome
      2m 40s
    2. Understanding Leopard Server
      6m 8s
    3. Understanding the three types of servers
      8m 47s
    4. Using this title
      2m 46s
  2. 1h 13m
    1. Getting ready and organized
      11m 57s
    2. Installing server administrative tools on Leopard client
      2m 10s
    3. Formatting your hard drive
      8m 41s
    4. Installing the server
      2m 17s
    5. Installing the server remotely
      8m 22s
    6. Configuring Standard Server
      13m 4s
    7. Configuring Workgroup Server
      18m 59s
    8. Configuring Advanced Server
      7m 51s
  3. 30m 56s
    1. Understanding the server administrative tools
      4m 33s
    2. Understanding server preferences
      3m 58s
    3. Understanding server administration
      13m 44s
    4. Understanding Workgroup Manager
      5m 34s
    5. Using remote administration with Screen Sharing
      3m 7s
  4. 26m 1s
    1. Understanding DNS
      4m 49s
    2. Configuring DNS on Standard Server
      3m 1s
    3. Configuring DNS on Workgroup Server
      2m 45s
    4. Configuring DNS on Advanced Server
      12m 23s
    5. Self-referencing DNS
      1m 7s
    6. Verifying DNS setup with ChangeIP
      1m 56s
  5. 12m 44s
    1. Understanding Open Directory
      2m 9s
    2. Configuring Open Directory on Standard Server
      1m 25s
    3. Configuring Open Directory on Workgroup Server
      1m 44s
    4. Configuring Open Directory on Advanced Server
      7m 26s
  6. 38m 59s
    1. Understanding user and group management
      2m 58s
    2. Configuring users and groups on Standard Server
      3m 12s
    3. Working with users and groups
      2m 40s
    4. Configuring users and groups on Workgroup Server
      2m 29s
    5. Creating users on Advanced Server
      8m 28s
    6. Creating groups on Advanced Server
      2m 31s
    7. Binding a Leopard client to Advanced Server
      4m 18s
    8. Managing client preferences with Advanced Server
      12m 23s
  7. 1h 36m
    1. Understanding file services
      2m 44s
    2. Configuring file services on Standard Server
      3m 6s
    3. Configuring file services on Workgroup Server
      2m 45s
    4. Configuring file services on Advanced Server
      4m 59s
    5. Setting up AFP file services
      8m 42s
    6. Configuring an AFP share point
      12m 22s
    7. Setting up SMB file services
      6m 50s
    8. Configuring SMB protocol options
      8m 58s
    9. Testing an SMB share point with Windows Vista
      2m 32s
    10. Setting up FTP services
      10m 33s
    11. Configuring the FTP protocol option
      2m 53s
    12. Testing an FTP service with Mac OS X
      3m 44s
    13. Setting up NFS file services
      4m 35s
    14. Configuring NFS protocol options
      9m 53s
    15. Testing an NFS service on Mac OS X
      2m 34s
    16. Understanding permissions and precedence
      9m 3s
  8. 11m 8s
    1. Understanding Time Machine
      2m 35s
    2. Configuring Time Machine on Standard Server
      2m 0s
    3. Configuring Time Machine on Workgroup Server
      1m 57s
    4. Configuring Time Machine on Advanced Server
      1m 41s
    5. Configuring client to use Time Machine server
      2m 55s
  9. 1h 19m
    1. Understanding mail services
      6m 16s
    2. Configuring mail services on Standard Server
      1m 37s
    3. Configuring mail services on Workgroup Server
      1m 36s
    4. Configuring mail services on Advanced Server
      7m 40s
    5. Configuring mail relay options
      6m 28s
    6. Configuring mail filter options
      7m 5s
    7. Applying a spam filter fix with Terminal
      12m 51s
    8. Configuring mail disk quota options
      3m 16s
    9. Configuring mailing lists
      4m 53s
    10. Configuring mail advanced options
      16m 46s
    11. Testing the mail service on Mac OS X
      10m 52s
  10. 1h 7m
    1. Understanding web services
      3m 14s
    2. Configuring web services on Standard Server
      1m 12s
    3. Configuring web services on Workgroup Server
      1m 31s
    4. Configuring web services on Advanced Server
      1m 58s
    5. Configuring web services general options
      4m 15s
    6. Configuring web proxy options
      4m 12s
    7. Configuring web modules
      8m 31s
    8. Configuring default web services options
      3m 3s
    9. Defining a new website
      6m 38s
    10. Configuring Web Options
      3m 28s
    11. Configuring web realms
      3m 52s
    12. Configuring web logging
      1m 21s
    13. Configuring SSL security
      1m 27s
    14. Configuring web aliases
      7m 26s
    15. Configuring web reverse proxy
      3m 59s
    16. Applying web services to users and groups
      1m 22s
    17. Configuring SquirrelMail with Terminal
      9m 32s
  11. 16m 55s
    1. Understanding wiki services
      1m 37s
    2. Configuring wiki services on Standard Server
      1m 15s
    3. Configuring wiki services on Workgroup Server
      40s
    4. Configuring wiki services on Advanced Server
      3m 29s
    5. Testing wiki access from a web browser
      1m 22s
    6. Configuring wiki administration settings
      5m 19s
    7. Exploring Wiki Tools
      3m 13s
  12. 18m 11s
    1. Understanding iCal services
      2m 56s
    2. Configuring iCal services on Standard Server
      1m 6s
    3. Configuring iCal services on Workgroup Server
      1m 6s
    4. Configuring iCal services on Advanced Server
      2m 45s
    5. Working with iCal services
      10m 18s
  13. 25m 39s
    1. Understanding shared contact services
      1m 42s
    2. Configuring shared contact on Standard Server
      5m 11s
    3. Configuring shared contact on Workgroup Server
      2m 10s
    4. Configuring shared contact on Advanced Server
      3m 7s
    5. Working with shared contact services
      13m 29s
  14. 13m 14s
    1. Understanding software update services
      1m 56s
    2. Configuring software update on Advanced Server
      2m 38s
    3. Troubleshooting the sofware update service
      4m 32s
    4. Configuring clients to use Software Update Server
      2m 47s
    5. Verifying clients are using Software Update Server
      1m 21s
  15. 22m 54s
    1. Understanding NetInstall services
      2m 43s
    2. Configuring NetInstall on Advanced Server
      6m 23s
    3. Creating NetInstall images
      7m 8s
    4. Enabling a NetInstall image
      1m 34s
    5. Using NetInstall for a client
      5m 6s
  16. 12m 48s
    1. Understanding iChat services
      1m 52s
    2. Configuring iChat services on Standard Server
      1m 14s
    3. Configuring iChat services on Workgroup Server
      1m 48s
    4. Configuring iChat services on Advanced Server
      2m 9s
    5. Working with iChat services
      5m 45s
  17. 51m 3s
    1. Understanding Podcast Producer
      5m 32s
    2. Configuring DNS for Podcast Producer
      1m 4s
    3. Configuring Open Directory for Podcast Producer
      2m 3s
    4. Creating a NFS share for Podcast Producer
      1m 35s
    5. Configuring mail for Podcast Producer
      2m 24s
    6. Configuring users for Podcast Producer
      4m 15s
    7. Configuring groups for Podcast Producer
      1m 7s
    8. Configuring web services for Podcast Producer
      2m 53s
    9. Configuring Xgrid for Podcast Producer
      1m 38s
    10. Enabling Podcast Producer for groups
      1m 34s
    11. Configuring Podcast Producer service
      6m 54s
    12. Configuring Directory.app for Podcast Producer
      2m 28s
    13. Configuring Mail.app for Podcast Producer
      3m 4s
    14. Creating a podcast
      3m 12s
    15. Monitoring progress with Xgrid
      3m 17s
    16. Checking your podcast
      8m 3s
  18. 19m 40s
    1. Understanding VPN services
      1m 45s
    2. Configuring VPN services on Standard Server
      5m 44s
    3. Configuring VPN services on Workgroup Server
      1m 54s
    4. Configuring VPN L2TP services on Advanced Server
      3m 29s
    5. Configuring VPN PPTP services on Advanced Server
      1m 9s
    6. Configuring VPN client information services on Advanced Server
      5m 39s
  19. 5m 2s
    1. Understanding server monitoring
      5m 2s
  20. 10m 9s
    1. Understanding service access control lists
      4m 45s
    2. Understanding administrative server access control lists
      5m 24s
  21. 9m 45s
    1. Using ChangeIP to change a server's IP address
      9m 45s
  22. 2m 52s
    1. Finding further information
      2m 32s
    2. Goodbye
      20s

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Watch the Online Video Course Mac OS X Server 10.5 Leopard Essential Training
11h 5m Beginner Jan 11, 2008

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In Mac OS X Server 10.5 Leopard Essential Training, instructor Sean Colins explains the three types of Leopard servers (Advanced, Workgroup, and Standard), and shows how to set up a server environment and configure each of the major services. The tutorial breaks down this complicated subject and focuses on the elements that are essential to getting up and running. This title is ideal for experienced administrators who want a primer of the changes in Mac OS X Server, or new server administrators looking for a complete and detailed walkthrough on how to set up a Mac OS X Server.

Topics include:
  • Understanding the three types of the Leopard server Using server administration tools on the Leopard client Setting up DNS services Configuring mail services on each type of server Applying web services to users and groups Testing Wiki access from a web browser Setting up calendar sharing using iCal Server Configuring VPN services Setting up a NetInstall Server Setting up PodCast Producer from top to bottom
Subjects:
Developer IT
Software:
Mac OS X Server
Author:
Sean Colins

Configuring VPN L2TP services on Advanced Server

Alright, so here we are in our Advanced Server. We're going to configure VPN service. We're going to click on the name of the server, go to Settings, go to Services, and we're going to click on the VPN checkbox. When we do so, we're going tp click Save. That's going to open it up right over here. We're going to click on VPN. And this is our Settings. Now we have our Overview pane just like always, we have our Log pane just like always. Connections, who's connected to the server. Very straightforward stuff. We're using a lot of the same stuff over and over and over again in Server Admin, it makes it really easy to know where you are and get oriented once you get into a Service pane.

So here are the different Settings panes that we have available to us. The tabs are L2TP, PPTP, Client Information and Logging. We're going to start with L2TP. Actually, before we go with L2TP, I should tell you the port numbers that you have to have turned on for this stuff to work, okay? If you want your VPN to pass traffic, your firewall has to have 500 open for UDP, 1701 opened for UD, 1723 opened for TCP, and 4500 open for UDP. If you have those port numbers opened, you should be able to get both types of VPN traffic through your firewall.

So on L2TP we click Enable. Now when either of these two types of services, L2TP or PPTP start handing out VPN connections, they have to do something similar to network address translation in the process. They're going to hand out DHCP as well. And it's going to be something that's different from what's being handed out on the rest of your network for DHCP. So this has to be a range of addresses that do not conflict with the existing DHCP server on your network. That includes if you've set it up in Server Admin so that your local server actually provides DHCP. Whatever the DHCP server, is whatever range is being handed out, this has to be a different range, okay? I think I've said that clearly enough. We're going to type in a range on our network that is unique, and it's going to be a short range. I'm just going to go 75 to lets say 80. We could enable Load Balancing if we wanted to, which would be totally fine. We just click on the Enable Load Balancing, and we put the cluster IP address in here. This would be the IP address of any other server that you have set up to do L2TP VPN Service Clustering. If you don't have that set up anywhere else then you can just turn this off and not enable it.

Your PPP authentication here is going to take place either as part of the Directory Service or as a part of a Radius server. This is part of Apple's new Radius server stuff that they've got activated here. We don't have radius server set up and we're frankly not going to cover that in this title, so we're just going to set up to authenticate for Directory Services, and I'm going to choose to authenticate using Kerberos. It's secure, it's easy and because we've got our Open Directory Master set up, and because 10.5 client has Kerberos on all of it's local systems, Apples just really pushing Kerberos here. So, I'm going to go with Kerberos, and we're to give an IPSec authentication Shared Secret right here. You're going to type in something here and it's going to be a Shared Secret that you're going to give out to clients that want to connect up to your L2TP over IPSec VPN server.

So there's our Shared Secret all typed in and ready to go. Next movie, we will configure PPTP.

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about Mac OS X Server 10.5 Leopard Essential Training .


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Q: I followed the steps to setting up SMB on the Mac server side correctly, but when I went to the Windows Vista Home Premium client machine, I opened Network, viewed Devices on This Network, and I was unable to see the server. Are their other steps I must take to cause the Windows clients computers to see the server and access the AFP files?
A: In other parts of the title, we explain that you cannot access an AFP share point from a Windows computer. You must enable SMB on that share point as well. SMB is the server software responsible for serving the share point to Windows machines. Make sure to review the SMB setup movies, as well as the entire file sharing chapter.
 
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