MacStadium Blog

MacStadium in Ireland

Partnering with the IDA in Ireland to Reach a Global Audience

December 20, 2019
November 8, 2016

Behind-the-scenes details and talk about what it means to be the first enterprise-class, growth-friendly Mac hosting provider in EMEA.

Stacks of minis

Be notified when MacStadium offers a promotion

December 20, 2019
October 28, 2016

From time to time, MacStadium will offer special promotions and coupon codes for new customers to sign up and try our service.

Bjango

Monitor your Mac servers with iStat from Bjango

December 20, 2019
October 25, 2016

Bjango is a well respected and long time developer for great Mac and iOS apps. They have released new apps that will help you monitor your remote servers from your Mac or iOS devices.

VPN Server

Setup a VPN server with macOS Sierra server 10.12

June 26, 2020
October 24, 2016

We have a lot of customers who use their Mac mini as a VPN server. This works great when you need an IP address in the US, or a secure internet connection on the road.

From OS X to macOS

Upgrade from OS X 10.11 El Capitan to macOS 10.12 Sierra Best Practices

December 20, 2019
October 6, 2016

While there are many brave souls who updated to macOS 10.12 Sierra immediately, we're sure many of you were waiting for the all clear.

Mac candle

Super sniffer test of the "New Mac" candle

December 20, 2019
October 5, 2016

The “New Mac Candle” is a hand-poured soy wax candle that is supposed to mimic the new Mac smell. We ordered one right away so we could put it to the test with our expert sniffers.

iOS 10

iOS 10 brings simple setup with macOS Server

December 20, 2019
September 13, 2016

This update brings all sorts of upgrades and features, but there is one particular that is quite useful if you are running a Mac server to host your mail, notes, calendars and other features in macOS Server.

iPad Settings

How to setup a Mac Server as an MDM using Profile Manager

March 13, 2020
September 8, 2016

This tutorial will introduce you to Apple’s very own MDM solution, called Profile Manager. Profile Manager provides an impressive feature set, is easy to use, rather stable and — above all — very affordable.

Resilio

Setup a file server with Resilio on a Mac mini

December 20, 2019
August 15, 2016

Resilio Sync is a power application that lets you run your own file syncing server. It has many of the powerful features found in Dropbox, but it runs on your own hardware.

US West - Las Vegas

Mac Hosting in Europe and US West

December 20, 2019
August 9, 2016

In an effort to better serve customers around the world, we’re happy to announce that you can now host Mac minis and Mac Pros in multiple locations around the globe.

SSH

How to Enable SSH in the VMware ESXi Embedded Host Client

March 13, 2020
August 9, 2016

A few customers have asked about this now that we’re provisioning more Mac servers with ESXi 6.0 U2. Rather than have you wait for a support ticket, you can take care of it yourself with the following guide.

OS X Virtual Machine

Bug Fix: Deploying OSX VMs to a Single ESXi Host via Embedded Host Client

March 13, 2020
July 13, 2016

Thanks to one of our customers, we recently discovered an issue with the VMware ESXi host client that has the potential to affect many MacStadium users.

Mac minis

MacStadium and Macminicolo

December 20, 2019
April 6, 2016

2016 is already full of excitement for our team at MacStadium. Read on for the highlights about our growth, new funding, and acquisition of Macminicolo.

Data Center

A Hosting Option for Almost Every Budget

December 20, 2019
March 4, 2016

The base of every subscription at MacStadium is the hosting plan. All of our services are offered on a monthly basis so you'll pay for that hosting plan every single month you have an active subscription.

ARP Fix Status

How to Apply the ARP-Fix for Colocated Macs

December 20, 2019
March 3, 2016

"Why do I have constant issues connecting to my colocated Mac running OS X?" This question doesn't come up often, but it’s worth sharing the most likely answer and how to fix the issue permanently.

Time Zones

Explaining Time Zones and Best Practices for Configuring Time on Servers

June 26, 2020
February 18, 2016

Let’s look at how time zones came about, how technology handles time zones, and ways to avoid time zone issues in software development and infrastructure management.

CPU

What Makes a Mac Server?

December 20, 2019
January 20, 2016

In this article, we'll go over the basic components of a Mac server and the purpose each component plays in making the server work. With this knowledge, the hardware can help you create the next app of the year.

Dedicated Mac Server Comparison

Mac Server Growing Pains and How to Avoid Them

December 20, 2019
January 20, 2016

This post is part of our beginner's guide to hosting, Mac servers, and virtualization. Follow along on Twitter or with RSS. Your team has released a brand new app and it’s flooded with new users.

VMware ESXi Management from a Mac

Managing VMware ESXi with Just a Mac

June 26, 2020
December 17, 2015

In early 2016, VMware began including the embedded HTML5 host client for managing ESXi in version 6.0 U2 from your web browser. It’s a great solution for users getting started with a dedicated Mac.

Rabbit

How Rabbit Utilized MacStadium to Reach a Worldwide Audience

December 20, 2019
December 2, 2015

Check out our case study and see how Rabbit grew on a Mac mini solution and migrated to blade infrastructure without issue thanks to our dedicated engineering team and network infrastructure.

MacStadium

10 Tips for Getting Started at MacStadium

November 12, 2020
November 11, 2015

Whether you’re just testing the waters with a mini or setting up your first cloud for development and testing, below you’ll find some tips for taking advantage of the service right from day one.