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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Once you have Profile Manager set up you can begin to create profiles that you can use to manage your clients and their devices.
Not only does Profile Manager allow you to enroll your Macs in the service, you can also enroll your iOS devices as well.
In order for your Mac's to be able to receive profiles they need to be enrolled in the Profile Manager Service.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.