15. Setting Up a Mobile Device Management Server

In this chapter, I talk about setting up a Mobile Device Management server. Because of the differences between doing this for Mac OS X 10.6 Server and Mac OS X Server 10.7, I’ll split this chapter along those lines. For Mac OS X 10.6 Server and earlier, I’ll be using Casper. For Mac OS X Server 10.7, I’ll use Apple’s Profile Manager.

But first let’s talk a bit about what you need to think about and plan before you start downloading and installing things.

Do You Really Need to Run Your Own Server?

Although I’ve mostly talked about Casper in previous chapters, the truth is, you can use quite a few cloud-based Mobile Device Management servers in the software as a service (SAAS) model. Given the way ...

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