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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: Welcome

Apple released Mac OS X Server Leopard 10.5 in late October of 2007. This was the fifth release of Mac OS X Server, and Apple made us wait longer for this release then they have any other release since they started releasing Mac OS X Server. This one however is really worth the wait. We finally get some new services that we've been asking for for a very long time. We got shared contacts, we got shared calendaring. We have the ability to be a centralized backup server. We have the ability to run a Wiki server. We have many different things that are completely new in this operating system, things that we've never seen before. Podcast producer. Something we've never even conceived we would want to have before. So with all of these new services, this title is going to be a lot longer than the previous Mac OS X Server title that was done on Tiger server, and this one is going to be organized slightly differently.
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  1. 20m 22s
    1. Welcome
      2m 40s
    2. Understanding Leopard Server
      6m 8s
    3. Understanding the three types of servers
      8m 48s
    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 18s
    5. Installing the server remotely
      8m 22s
    6. Configuring Standard Server
      13m 5s
    7. Configuring Workgroup Server
      18m 59s
    8. Configuring Advanced Server
      7m 52s
  3. 30m 58s
    1. Understanding the server administrative tools
      4m 33s
    2. Understanding server preferences
      3m 59s
    3. Understanding server administration
      13m 44s
    4. Understanding Workgroup Manager
      5m 34s
    5. Using remote administration with Screen Sharing
      3m 8s
  4. 26m 2s
    1. Understanding DNS
      4m 50s
    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 45s
    1. Understanding Open Directory
      2m 10s
    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. 39m 0s
    1. Understanding user and group management
      2m 59s
    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
      5m 0s
    5. Setting up AFP file services
      8m 42s
    6. Configuring an AFP share point
      12m 23s
    7. Setting up SMB file services
      6m 51s
    8. Configuring SMB protocol options
      8m 59s
    9. Testing an SMB share point with Windows Vista
      2m 32s
    10. Setting up FTP services
      10m 34s
    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 54s
    15. Testing an NFS service on Mac OS X
      2m 34s
    16. Understanding permissions and precedence
      9m 3s
  8. 11m 10s
    1. Understanding Time Machine
      2m 36s
    2. Configuring Time Machine on Standard Server
      2m 1s
    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 17s
    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 29s
    6. Configuring mail filter options
      7m 6s
    7. Applying a spam filter fix with Terminal
      12m 52s
    8. Configuring mail disk quota options
      3m 17s
    9. Configuring mailing lists
      4m 54s
    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 15s
    2. Configuring web services on Standard Server
      1m 12s
    3. Configuring web services on Workgroup Server
      1m 32s
    4. Configuring web services on Advanced Server
      1m 59s
    5. Configuring web services general options
      4m 16s
    6. Configuring web proxy options
      4m 12s
    7. Configuring web modules
      8m 31s
    8. Configuring default web services options
      3m 4s
    9. Defining a new website
      6m 39s
    10. Configuring Web Options
      3m 28s
    11. Configuring web realms
      3m 53s
    12. Configuring web logging
      1m 22s
    13. Configuring SSL security
      1m 27s
    14. Configuring web aliases
      7m 26s
    15. Configuring web reverse proxy
      4m 0s
    16. Applying web services to users and groups
      1m 22s
    17. Configuring SquirrelMail with Terminal
      9m 32s
  11. 16m 58s
    1. Understanding wiki services
      1m 38s
    2. Configuring wiki services on Standard Server
      1m 16s
    3. Configuring wiki services on Workgroup Server
      41s
    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 13s
    1. Understanding iCal services
      2m 56s
    2. Configuring iCal services on Standard Server
      1m 6s
    3. Configuring iCal services on Workgroup Server
      1m 7s
    4. Configuring iCal services on Advanced Server
      2m 45s
    5. Working with iCal services
      10m 19s
  13. 25m 41s
    1. Understanding shared contact services
      1m 42s
    2. Configuring shared contact on Standard Server
      5m 11s
    3. Configuring shared contact on Workgroup Server
      2m 11s
    4. Configuring shared contact on Advanced Server
      3m 7s
    5. Working with shared contact services
      13m 30s
  14. 13m 16s
    1. Understanding software update services
      1m 57s
    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 22s
  15. 22m 56s
    1. Understanding NetInstall services
      2m 44s
    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 7s
  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 9s
    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 36s
    5. Configuring mail for Podcast Producer
      2m 25s
    6. Configuring users for Podcast Producer
      4m 16s
    7. Configuring groups for Podcast Producer
      1m 8s
    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 55s
    12. Configuring Directory.app for Podcast Producer
      2m 28s
    13. Configuring Mail.app for Podcast Producer
      3m 4s
    14. Creating a podcast
      3m 13s
    15. Monitoring progress with Xgrid
      3m 17s
    16. Checking your podcast
      8m 3s
  18. 19m 42s
    1. Understanding VPN services
      1m 45s
    2. Configuring VPN services on Standard Server
      5m 45s
    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 40s
  19. 5m 3s
    1. Understanding server monitoring
      5m 3s
  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 53s
    1. Finding further information
      2m 32s
    2. Goodbye
      21s

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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:
Business Developer Servers
Software:
Mac OS X Server
Author:
Sean Colins

Welcome

Apple released Mac OS X Server Leopard 10.5 in late October of 2007. This was the fifth release of Mac OS X Server, and Apple made us wait longer for this release then they have any other release since they started releasing Mac OS X Server. This one however is really worth the wait. We finally get some new services that we've been asking for for a very long time. We got shared contacts, we got shared calendaring. We have the ability to be a centralized backup server. We have the ability to run a Wiki server. We have many different things that are completely new in this operating system, things that we've never seen before. Podcast producer. Something we've never even conceived we would want to have before. So with all of these new services, this title is going to be a lot longer than the previous Mac OS X Server title that was done on Tiger server, and this one is going to be organized slightly differently.

Please take the time to look at the Understanding This Title movie. It'll help you to understand how things are organized and where you should go within the title to see different ways of configuring the operating system and to understand the tracks and the way that we organized things. This title is not designed to be walked straight through. It does require some bouncing around, but that's because of the three different styles, or personalities, or types of servers here that we have available to us in Mac OS X Server. So to communicate what we've got here, we've got each of our servers with a different color background. I just want to take a little bit of time to explain to you which of these colors means what, so you know what you're looking at. So any time we're using the standard server, you're going to see this darkish blue background. Any time we are using the Work Group server you'll see a screen pop up that has this dark gray background. Advanced Server will have this green background, and Podcast Producer later on in Chapter 17 will have this light gray, almost whitish background. Now that being said, during all of that time, the standard desktop background for our client system, which is where we're actually recording all of this stuff, is going to be this very, very nice aqua looking blue color.

So any time you see the aqua blue color, that is our Leopard Client and the other colors we already went through. So hopefully that's clear. There are many things about Mac OS X Server that remain hidden underneath the surface, unless you know they're there. And we hope to introduce you to all of those things through these movies. Lastly, I hope that through these movies we assist you in not only learning how to use Mac OS X Server effectively, but also figuring out how to configure it quickly and easily, so you can get your Mac OS X Server up and running in the quickest amount of time possible, and to do so effectively.

Keep in mind throughout the title that there are no exercise files for this title.

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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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