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OS X Mountain Lion Server For Dummies by John Rizzo

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iOS Apps to Manage Servers

Who needs a notebook when you have an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch? Well, I do, but a growing number of apps let you manage and monitor Mountain Lion Server from an iPad or iPhone. Here’s just a sampling, which you can buy at the App Store in iTunes and from your iOS device:

check.png Server Admin Remote (www.harlekins.org) is not from Apple, but it can be more convenient to use than the Server app on a Mac for certain tasks. You can start and stop services, monitor the running status of services, and view server logs. You can also check on server CPU usage and network traffic. It works over EDGE, Wi-Fi, and 3G/4G connections.

check.png Workgroup Manager Remote, also from Harlekins, lets you view and edit OS X Server Open Directory accounts.

check.png iTeleport (www.iteleportmobile.com), from the company of the same name, lets you remotely view and control Mac, Windows, and Linux PCs, including Mountain Lion Server; just enable sharing on the computer. iTeleport lets you use Apple’s server tools running on a Mac. iTeleport has great use of iOS gestures and a smooth typing implementation. The zoom also works well.

iNag Nagios Viewer (http://idevelop.fullnet.com/iapps) is an iOS interface ...

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