Table of Contents


About This Book

Conventions Used in This Book

What You're Not to Read

Foolish Assumptions

How This Book Is Organized

Part : Getting Lion Server Up and Running

Part II: Creating and Maintaining User Accounts and Directories

Part III: Serving Up Files and Printers.

Part IV: Facilitating User Collaboration

Part V: Managing Clients

Part VI: The Part of Tens

Icons Used in This Book.

Where to Go from Here.

Part I: Getting Lion Server Up and Running

Chapter 1: Lion Server: An Overview

Why You Need a Server

Top ten signs you know it's time to buy a server

Why you need a Lion Server

The Servers in Lion Server

File server

Directory services

Address Book Server

iCal Server

iChat Server

Internet gateway and network services

E-mail server

Web server

Profile service for iOS and Mac OS X

Podcast Producer

Software update server



Spotlight Server

Management Tools in Lion Server

The Server application

Server Admin

Workgroup Manager

The rest of the management team

What Apple Removed from Mac OS X Server

Chapter 2: Choosing Server Hardware

Criteria for Selecting Server Hardware

Number of users

Type of use

Hardware Requirements for Running Lion Server

Selecting Processor, Memory, and Hard Drives

Selecting processors for your Mac servers

Putting enough RAM in your server

Selecting hard drive storage

Choosing the Right Mac for Your Server

Mac mini as a server

iMac as a server

Mac Pro as a server

Xserve as a server

Considering Other Network Hardware

Ethernet ...

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