MacStadium Blog

Mountain Lion Server

Hosted Mountain Lion Server Part 11: Connect and Auto Mount AFP

December 20, 2019
June 20, 2013

Once your shares are set up and you have all your file sharing permission set, you will want to start using those shares and get to them in the most convenient way possible.

Mountain Lion Server

Hosted OS X Mountain Lion Server Part 10: File Sharing

December 20, 2019
June 18, 2013

File sharing is one of the basic services we all expect from a server. Having access to our files and folders from anywhere on whatever devices we are makes sure that we are never without the documents we need.

Mac Pros

New Mac Pro Hosting and Colocation will be here soon!

December 20, 2019
June 17, 2013

The stunning New Mac Pro line features a radically new 'miniature' form factor that we believe is perfect for deployment into high-density server hosting environments like MacStadium.

Mountain Lion Server

Hosted OS X Mountain Lion Server Part 9: Users and Groups

December 20, 2019
June 11, 2013

Once you have set up your Open Directory Master it is time to add network accounts to your server.

Mountain Lion Server

Hosted OS X Mountain Lion Server Part 8: Profile Manager Set Up & MDM

December 20, 2019
June 10, 2013

One of the benefits of OS X Server is the built in MDM (Mobile Device Management) service called Profile Manager.

Mountain Lion Server

Hosted OS X Mountain Lion Server Part 7: Open Directory

December 20, 2019
June 6, 2013

An Open Directory allows for network accounts and is required for some of Mountain Lion's services like Profile Manager.

Mountain Lion Server

Hosted OS X Mountain Lion Server Part 6: DNS

December 20, 2019
June 2, 2013

In this screencast I cover the DNS Service in Mountain Lion Server. DNS is the most critical service that must be functioning correctly if all the other services are going to work in OS X Server.

Mountain Lion Server

Hosted OSX Mountain Lion Server Part 5: SSL Certificates

December 20, 2019
May 25, 2013

In this tutorial I cover how to set up SSL Certificates to use the services in Mountain Lion Server.

Mountain Lion

Installing Mountain Lion VPN and Firewall

December 20, 2019
May 25, 2013

If you desire to 'lock down' your hosted Mac mini in MacStadium, there are a variety of solutions available...

Mountain Lion Server

Hosted OSX Server Part 4: Ice Floor Firewall & Port Forwarding

December 20, 2019
May 24, 2013

In this screencast I cover the advanced OSX Firewall configuration using the 3rd party IceFloor Firewall utility and talk about the notion of 'port forwarding'.

Mountain Lion Server

Hosted OSX Mountain Lion Server Part 3: Built In Firewall

December 20, 2019
May 23, 2013

Because all the ports on your Mac Mini are open in a hosted environment, it becomes more important to deploy a firewall to control who can have access to what services.

Mountain Lion Server

Hosted OSX Mountain Lion Server Part 2: Installing OSX Server

December 20, 2019
May 21, 2013

In this screen-cast I cover how to install the Mac OS X Server application for 10.8.x Mountain Lion and walk you through the entire installation process for your hosted Mac mini Server at MacStadium.

Mountain Lion Server

Hosted OSX Mountain Lion Server Part 1: Setting Up Your Server

March 10, 2020
May 16, 2013

In this screen-cast I will cover how to get started with your new Hosted Mac mini Server at MacStadium.

Mountain Lion Server

Hosted OSX Mountain Lion Server Series

December 20, 2019
May 1, 2013

OSX Server for Mountain Lion (OSX 10.8.x) is an add-on which can be purchased for $19.99 from the Apple App Store and installed on any Apple Mac server running here at MacStadium.

Speed Test

Hosting Pro 100Mb Speed Tests

December 20, 2019
May 1, 2013

We decided to complete an "Around The Globe" speed test compilation based on the Ookla Speedtest.net Internet benchmarking site. See the results...

PR Web

MacStadium.com Enterprise Solutions PR

December 20, 2019
April 15, 2013

MacStadium is the first in the Apple Mac hosting services space to offer end to end Enterprise grade hosting solutions which enable large scale and mission critical hosting, colocation, and cloud solutions for business.

Speed Test

In-Depth Remote Desktop Performance Review

December 20, 2019
January 11, 2013

Last year, we ran some blog articles about video performance using various remote desktop programs for remotely managing a Mac mini in the MacStadium datacenter.

Certification Logos

MacStadium is SSAE-16 (SAS70) & PCI Compliant

December 20, 2019
November 16, 2012

MacStadium is proud to announce that its Atlanta data center facility has successfully passed a stringent audit and is now compliant with PCI Security Standards Council DSS 2.0 standards.

Speed Test

True 100Mbps Internet Performance!

December 20, 2019
October 11, 2012

Just about every day, we get asked.. "Exactly how fast does the Internet connection that MacStadium provides to every Mac mini really operate?"

Kerio

Kerio Connect: Better than MS Exchange

December 20, 2019
September 21, 2012

IT Managers are learning more and more about the benefits of hosting an Exchange Server via Windows Server installation on a dedicated Mac Mini.

Minecraft

How to Install Minecraft Server onto Mac mini

December 20, 2019
September 13, 2012

Installing a Minecraft server on a Mac is slightly more involved than on a Windows machine; however, the process is very simple when following our step-by-step video!