Mac OS X Server 10.6 Snow Leopard Essential Training

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Mac OS X Server 10.6 Snow Leopard Essential Training
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In Mac OS X Server 10.6 Snow Leopard Essential Training, server expert Sean Colins shows how to set up a brand-new server or migrate existing data to a new Snow Leopard Server installation. The course explains how to build a custom image that will automatically set up hundreds of client machines using the System Image Utility, and how to establish groups using the Workgroup Manager. Each chapter demonstrates how to set up a different server option, including mail, calendaring, and printing, services required in most office environments, but the course also shows features unique to Snow Leopard like Podcast Producer and Wiki Server. The course finishes with a demonstration of how to use Time Machine with an Open Directory archive to backup corporate data. Exercise files accompany this course.

Topics include:
  • Setting up Snow Leopard Server remotely
  • Working out the proper server installation plan
  • Setting up multiple DNS settings
  • Deploying an SSL certificate
  • Enabling automounts for shared homes
  • Setting up a group calendar
  • Working with advanced email settings
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Developer IT
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Mac OS X Server
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Welcome

(Music playing) Hi, I'm Sean Collins. Welcome to Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server Essential Training. Whether you need to set up a single server to support your own growing business, or dozens of them to support a large organization, this course contains the guidance you need to get the job done. In this course, I'll show you how to set up a new server, and how to migrate data from an old one to new hardware using Apple's new migration tools. Using the new features on the System Image Utility, I'll show you how to build a custom image that can automatically set up hundreds of computers with exactly the software and settings you design, all over a network connection, while booted from a network image.

Using the new Wiki Server, you'll learn how to surf frequently updated information to your audiencee, whether they choose to read your information on a computer or an iPhone. I'll teach you how to avoid common and easily encountered problems associated with backing up Macs to your server as a Time Machine Destination. Using Software Update Server, you'll learn how to save yourself time, and your company money by increasing the speed of your work and decreasing the load on your Internet connection. I have been deploying Apple server technology for most of my adult life and I still learn new techniques nearly everyday.

Whether you're an industry expert looking for a tip or a first-time consultant setting up a small organization, you'll find plenty in this course for you. So let's get started with Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server Essential Training.

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Q: In Mac OS X Snow Leopard, version 10.6.3, if the DNS address is changed from 127.0.0.1 to 10.0.1.1, as the author suggests, the setup comes back as 127.0.0.1, 10.0.1.1 (note the comma). Why does this happen, and will it affect the server setup?
A: This is a changed behavior in OS X 10.6.3. It will not cause any setup problems, but it is different from the movies online.
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