Mac OS X Lion Server Essential Training

with Sean Colins
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Mac OS X Lion Server Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 6h 50m Beginner


In this course, author Sean Colins shows how to configure a Lion Server installation, while highlighting its ease of use. The course gives an overview on servers: what they are, why they're necessary, and how to set them up quickly. It also covers file sharing, managing iOS devices with the new Profile Manager, and creating and sharing podcasts in Podcast Publisher, plus productivity services such as iCal, Address Book Server, and iChat Server, which keep shared calendars, contacts, and chat conversations securely in your possession.

Topics include:
  • Understanding installation requirements
  • Setting up AirPort Extreme using the AirPort Utility and server setup assistant
  • Enabling and using AirPlay
  • Upgrading to Lion Server from Snow Leopard Server
  • Properly setting SSL to protect data from thieves
  • Preparing storage for use on a server
  • Wiping, locking, and configuring iOS devices remotely
  • Backing up the server
  • Configuring Lion Server as a VPN server
  • Understanding logging in and privileges
  • Hosting an email server in an office or home
  • Connecting with Mac OS X Server Mail
  • Accessing Lion Server from client computers
  • Troubleshooting using the command line
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- [Voiceover] Hi. I'm Sean Colins. Welcome to Lion Server Essential Training. Lion Server is the latest version of Apple's Mac OS X Server operating system and has some fantastic new features. We'll get started by setting up your network and integrating Apple's AirPort hardware for easy management. I'll demonstrate the brand new Profile Manager, showing you how to enroll and manage devices including Macs and iOS devices like iPads and iPhones in your organization.

We'll full explore Server App and we'll see just how easy it is to manage. Next, we'll set up essential services like Mail, the Wiki, and File Sharing. Then we'll take a look at the all new Podcast Publisher and later I'll show you how easy it is to connect your iPhone, iPad, and Windows 7 devices to the services we set up. Lion Server is a big change from the previous version of Mac OS X Server. I think you're going to really enjoy our time together. Let's dive in.

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