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Hosted DNS, Web & Mail Server Quick-Start: Part 1

December 20, 2019
August 15, 2013

This is a 4 part series designed to get new subscribers educated, configured, tested, and ultimately up and running with their Mac servers at MacStadium.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 30: SSH Basics

December 20, 2019
July 30, 2013

SSH allows you to connect securely to your server. In this screencast I walk you through connecting to your server using SSH.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 31: SFTP

December 20, 2019
July 30, 2013

SFTP is basically FTP through SSH which makes the communications secure back and forth.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 28: Work Group Manager Overview

December 20, 2019
July 29, 2013

With the move from 10.6 to 10.7 and 10.8, Apple has still made the Work Group Manager Application available to those who still like the old UI of the application.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 29: Work Group Manager Preferences

December 20, 2019
July 29, 2013

Continued coverage of Work Group Manager. If you haven't viewed the previous screencast on Work Group Manager, you will want to view that one first before this one.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 27: Remote Server Management

December 20, 2019
July 28, 2013

Because your server is in a hosted environment accessing your server remotely is a must if you are to manage it and get all you can out of it.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 26: Connecting iOS to WebDAV

December 20, 2019
July 27, 2013

With so many people using mobile devices as their primary platform, it is important to have a way to share files with those mobile devices from your server.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 25: Wiki - Customization

December 20, 2019
July 26, 2013

One of the advantages of using the built in wiki is you can customize it to fit your needs. The wiki can be a great resource to collaborate with others and to share files.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 24: Wiki - Set Up

December 20, 2019
July 24, 2013

With Wiki website, Apple gives you a prebuilt template for a wiki that you can use to host your own wiki, blogs, and other online features like an online calendar.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 23: Profile Manager Devices & Groups

December 20, 2019
July 23, 2013

Profile Manager allows you to manage many of the details of setting up your devices so you only have to set it up once and then push those profiles to all your devices.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 22: Profile Manager Users & Groups

December 20, 2019
July 18, 2013

Once you have Profile Manager set up you can begin to create profiles that you can use to manage your clients and their devices.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 21: Profile Manager iOS Enrollment

December 20, 2019
July 15, 2013

Not only does Profile Manager allow you to enroll your Macs in the service, you can also enroll your iOS devices as well.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 20: Profile Manager Mac Enrollment

December 20, 2019
July 14, 2013

In order for your Mac's to be able to receive profiles they need to be enrolled in the Profile Manager Service.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 19: Website Server

December 20, 2019
July 13, 2013

Built into Mountain Lion Server is a Website Service that allows you to host multiple websites and does all of the routing internally to the proper address.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 18: Mail

December 20, 2019
July 12, 2013

One of the benefits of hosting your own server at MacStadium is being able to host your own mail server. Built right into Mountain Lion Server is a Mail Server that can handle the email for your domain.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 17: Time Machine

December 20, 2019
July 7, 2013

Back ups are something we all need to do and make sure all of our client machines are doing to protect our data. In addition to local back ups it is a good idea to have remote back ups as well.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 16: FTP

December 20, 2019
July 5, 2013

FTP is a service that most people think about when they think about servers. FTP has been the way many people upload files to servers and while it is an older service it is something many still rely on today.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 15: VPN

December 20, 2019
July 2, 2013

Secure connections are something most of us think about today especially on unsecured public wifi networks. A VPN connection can create an encrypted connection to keep all of your data safe.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 14: Messages

December 20, 2019
June 29, 2013

With your hosted Mountain Lion Server you have a messages service built in that you can configure and control to suit whatever your needs are.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 13: Contacts

December 20, 2019
June 28, 2013

In Mountain Lion Server there is a built in contact service that allows you to set up your own private contacts cloud to keep your contact data in sync across your various devices.

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Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 12: Shared Calendar

December 20, 2019
June 25, 2013

Running a Mountain Lion Server calendar yourself adds privacy to your schedule and allows you to have complete control over who views and uses your calendar.