Offering Apple’s legendary ease of use plus everything you would expect from a Unix-based operating system–preemptive multitasking, symmetric multiprocessing, and support for networking and security standards–Mac OS X Server has revolutionized the world of network administration. Mac OS X Tiger server continues that tradition by offering more than 200 new features that make the server even easier to deploy and manage. Here to ensure that you don’t endure a minute of downtime while getting up to speed on it is a thoroughly updated edition of everyone’s favorite Mac OS X Server guide. In these pages, veteran Mac trainer Schoun Regan and Kevin White show you how to manage their local networks, navigate the Unix file system permission architecture (including the brand-new Access Control Lists, which let you set up collaborative environments without compromising security), and manage Internet and Web services. Along the way you’ll also learn about all of Tiger Server’s newest features: improved email services, Internet Gateway Setup Assistant, QuickTime Streaming Server, point to point VPN, and much more.
March 11, 2007