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Hosted OSX Mountain Lion Server Part 5: SSL Certificates

Mountain Lion Server

In this tutorial I cover how to set up SSL Certificates to use the services in Mountain Lion Server. SSL Certificates allow secure connections between devices and services to your server and are necessary for some services like Profile Manager. In this tutorial I cover:

  • How to set up Apple Push Notifications which are used to push changes to your devices automatically.
  • Setting up a self signed SSL Certificate and adding that certificate to various Server services.
  • The pros and cons of using a purchased SSL Certificate.
  • How to request and install a third party SSL Certificate.

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