Press Release: April 3, 2012
Using Mac OS X Lion Server--New from O'Reilly: Managing Mac Services at Home and Office
Sebastopol, CA—If you're considering a Mac OS X server for your small business, school, nonprofit, or home network, Using Mac OS X Lion Server (O'Reilly, $29.99) can help you get up and running in no time.
Expert author Charles Edge shows you how to share files, mail, and calendar information on your desktops, iPads, iPhones, and other devices, whether you're new to Mac OS X servers or need to update your skills for the Lion edition. You'll also discover how to configure your network to include multiple operating systems—including Mac, iOS, and Windows—and set up servers for wikis, websites, and podcasts with relative ease.
Learn how to:
- Plan your installation to make sure you have the right server hardware
- Control data access with permissions, and use Apple's Time Machine to back up your network
- Share contacts, schedules, and instant messaging with groupware
- Manage wikis, blogs, and websites with Lion's web service
- Build an email server and protect it against spam and malware
- Handle preferences for the network's Apple computers and iOS devices
- Deploy new Apple computers to the network with disk imaging
About Charles Edge
Charles Edge started looking to share his knowledge of the Mac OS X Server operating system in 2004. His first speaking appearance at a large conference was DefCon 2004. Since then he has spoken at conferences such as MacSysAdmin, MacWorld, LinuxWorld and BlackHat. Since then, Charles has been the author of 6 books, including the Enterprise Mac Administrator's Guide, Enterprise Mac Security and the Enterprise iPhone and iPad Administrator's Guide. For the past 10 years, Charles has been the Directory of Technology for 318, a Mac-first consultancy based in Santa Monica, California. Charles is also the author of krypted.com, a site dedicated to heterogenous networking.
For more information about the book, including table of contents, index, author bio, and samples, see:
Using Mac OS X Lion Server
ISBN: 978-1-4493-1605-1, $29.99
1005 Gravenstein Highway North
Sebastopol, CA 95472
O’Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.
Return to: O’Reilly Press Room