Join Sean Colins for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding this course and the exercise files, part of Mac OS X Server 10.6 Snow Leopard: DNS and Network Services.
In this course, we have two computers you will see repeatedly.…One is our server which has a gray desktop and the other is our recording…machine, which is our client, and it has a blue desktop.…You will see us use Apple Remote Desktop to flip back and forth between them in some movies.…So please don't be alarmed.…That's completely normal.…Because this course explores and reconfigures Network Services both on the…client and on the server, it's a really good idea to have a monitor and a…keyboard, and a mouse hooked up to not only your client machine, but also the server.…
Normally, I'd say you don't need to configure your server locally, because we…have such robust network tools, but you're learning here and you are likely to…configure something somewhere along the way that will make it difficult or…impossible to connect remotely to your server.…In which case, you'll be slowed down while you hunt down the equipment to hook…up to get to a local connection again.…In fact, I've purposely included a configuration in this course that will…
- Deploying, troubleshooting, and understanding OS X 10.6 DNS server
- Understanding and configuring OS X and OS X Server-based firewalls
- Fixing server- and client-side firewalls
- Configuring and troubleshooting DHCP
- Setting up and troubleshooting a VPN server