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10.8 Mountain Lion Server: NetInstall
10.8 Mountain Lion Server: NetInstall

From a pure functional standpoint, I don’t see any major difference between what is available in prior versions of OS X Server in terms of NetBoot service to the Mt Lion version; other than it is now “NetInstall”. [ Read More... ]

10.8 Mountain Lion Server: Install
10.8 Mountain Lion Server: Install

When first viewing Mountain Lion (MT Lion) Server, you can understand that Apple had a long-term goal of making the most common things VERY easy and simple to administer. Consolidating service functions started with Lion’s introduction of Server.app; which migrated some of the more common collaboration services. This allowed Mac Administrators to adapt to a new working environment for what Apple has envisioned for OS X Server’s future. This series will provide highlights of what is different between administrating Lion and MT Lion, specifically via the GUI vs. what must be done with Terminal commands. [ Read More... ]

10.8 Mountain Lion Server: File Sharing and FTP
10.8 Mountain Lion Server: File Sharing and FTP

In terms of File Sharing, there is really nothing different from Lion to Mt Lion. There is a bonus for iOS users in EDU in that you can now create a WebDAV “DropBox” for students submitting their assignments. Follow this kbase for setting up DropBox shares and you will soon be able to have students store their assignments on your server. [ Read More... ]

10.8 Mountain Lion Server: DNS
10.8 Mountain Lion Server: DNS

You have just installed Mountain Lion Server, now what!? Going on the assumption you are staring at Server.app right after a clean install, the first thing that needs attention is DNS! [ Read More... ]

Macworld 2012 Recap and Review
Macworld 2012 Recap and Review

Wow, I can honestly say that this year’s Macworld was awesome!  The fans and sponsors were great, but I must give my biased applause towards the speakers and MacIT Advisory Board for their superb job on putting an IT conference together. [ Read More... ]