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.
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.
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.
Once you have set up your Open Directory Master it is time to add network accounts to your server.
One of the benefits of OS X Server is the built in MDM (Mobile Device Management) service called Profile Manager.
An Open Directory allows for network accounts and is required for some of Mountain Lion's services like Profile Manager.
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.
In this tutorial I cover how to set up SSL Certificates to use the services in Mountain Lion Server.
If you desire to 'lock down' your hosted Mac mini in MacStadium, there are a variety of solutions available...
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'.
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.
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.
In this screen-cast I will cover how to get started with your new Hosted Mac mini Server at MacStadium.
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.
We decided to complete an "Around The Globe" speed test compilation based on the Ookla Speedtest.net Internet benchmarking site. See the results...
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.
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.
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.
Just about every day, we get asked.. "Exactly how fast does the Internet connection that MacStadium provides to every Mac mini really operate?"
IT Managers are learning more and more about the benefits of hosting an Exchange Server via Windows Server installation on a dedicated Mac Mini.
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!