MacStadium Blog

Cisco IPSEC VPN

How to setup a MacStadium Cisco IPSEC VPN connection

December 20, 2019
July 30, 2014

The majority of our enterprise customers (and all customers using Mac private cloud environments) take advantage of one of the Cisco Firewall options that we offer here at MacStadium.

MacDIrectory

MacDirectory interviews MacStadium!

December 20, 2019
June 24, 2014

If you ever had any unanswered questions about what we do, and how we do it here at MacStadium, this article will likely fill in the gaps.

Moving from AWS to MacStadium

Moving from Amazon to MacStadium?

December 20, 2019
May 21, 2014

The case for shutting down your Amazon EC2 VPS instances and moving them to dedicated infrastructure is now more palpable than ever!

Speed Test

Hosting Elite Gigabit Speed Tests

December 20, 2019
May 15, 2014

Often times subscribers wonder if Hosting Elite (Gigabit) connectivity is ‘really’ full Gigabit, and is it ‘really’ 10x faster than our Hosting Pro 100Mbps package… The answer is YES!

PLEX

Hosted PLEX Media Server

December 20, 2019
March 27, 2014

Utilizing a hosted Mac at MacStadium to run Plex media server is a great solution! Plex organizes video, music and photos from personal media libraries and streams them to smart TVs, streaming boxes and mobile devices.

Network Environment

OS X 10.9 & 10.10 Bugs & Network ARP Issues

December 20, 2019
January 24, 2014

Several weeks ago, we have obtained a working patch which corrects this condition for 10.9.x and 10.10.x. It is our understanding that this patch will eventually be incorporated into a future version of OS X 10.10.x Mavericks.

OwnCloud

Hosted OwnCloud File Sync & Share

December 20, 2019
January 21, 2014

Configuring a hosted Mac server at MacStadium to run a dedicated OwnCloud private cloud storage solution is a great solution for businesses of any size!

OS X Mavericks

OS X 10.9 Mavericks is here - and its Free!

December 20, 2019
October 23, 2013

Great news from Apple today! OS X 10.9 aka 'Mavericks' is now available on the App store for FREE as a single step upgrade for all Mac mini server hardware 2009 and beyond!

Palette of Mac Minis

1,500 Mac mini servers can't be wrong!

December 20, 2019
September 14, 2013

We just completed inventory, and had a few moments to reflect on the fun journey we have had here at MacStadium since we first got our start in early 2012.

Mac Apps

Hosted DNS, Web & Mail Server Quick-Start: Part 2

December 20, 2019
August 31, 2013

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

Mac Apps

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.

Mountain Lion Server

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.

Mountain Lion Server

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.

Mountain Lion Server

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.

Mountain Lion Server

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.

Mountain Lion Server

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.

Mountain Lion Server

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.

Mountain Lion Server

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.

Mountain Lion Server

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.

Mountain Lion Server

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.

Mountain Lion Server

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.