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OS X Mountain Lion Server For Dummies by John Rizzo

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Chapter 18

Keeping Your Server Healthy and Secure

In This Chapter

arrow Setting up firewalls

arrow Configuring Internet routers for port forwarding

arrow Creating and using SSL certificates

arrow Setting up virtual private networks

arrow Responding to and getting alert messages

arrow Unveiling the Stats and Logs panes

arrow Using Activity Monitor to rescue a slow server

One aspect of managing client computers and devices is using server security to keep clients from compromising the network. Mountain Lion Server comes with tools to prevent snooping, malware, and malicious attacks. In other chapters, I describe password encryption with authentication, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) data encryption, the use of secure certificates, and spam and virus blockers for individual services, including file sharing, e-mail, and the web.

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