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Getting Started

MacStadium and Ansible

Provisioning on MacStadium with Ansible

In a series of blog posts, we will provide some pointers and a few examples for new MacStadium adopters to use as a guide. Let's start with Ansible...

July 2019
July 2019
MacStadium Docs

New MacStadium Docs Site

We are excited to announce our new documentation website. Visit for quick start guides, answers to your most frequently asked questions, best practices for different use cases, code examples, and much more!

September 2019
April 2019
VMware Quick Start Guide

MacStadium VMware Private Cloud Quick Start Guide

Get up and running with your MacStadium VMware private cloud quickly and easily with our VMware Private Cloud Quick Start Guide.

October 2018
October 2018
Two-Factor Authentication

Two-Factor Authentication in the Customer Portal

MacStadium now offers the ability for customers to enable two-factor authentication when logging into the portal, providing an additional layer of security when accessing your customer environment.

October 2018
October 2018
Knowledge Base

New MacStadium Knowledge Base

We've launched a new Knowledge Base! Read articles, follow tutorials, and have your frequently asked questions answered here.

July 2018
July 2018
Mac mini racks

Ways to use your Mac server

When you say to yourself, "I'd love to try a Mac server but I just don't know what I'd do with it," take a look at this list. It's a mix of Mac apps, open source projects, and iOS tools.

October 2018
April 2018
MacStadium Portal

Introducing the New MacStadium Customer Portal

We have listened to your feedback on our current subscriber dashboard and we are excited to announce the all-new MacStadium Customer Portal.

February 2019
September 2017
High Sierra

Some tips on High Sierra at MacStadium

High Sierra is almost among us. Here are a few things you should consider as you decide to upgrade to macOS 10.13.

April 2018
September 2017
Utilization Graph

MacStadium Network Monitoring

Monitoring network performance of hosted servers is essential to managing the capabilities of the software running on your Mac servers at MacStadium.

April 2018
May 2017
Credit Card Fraud Protection

Credit Card Fraud Protection at MacStadium

In case your transaction is flagged by our system, quickly get up and running at MacStadium.

November 2018
December 2016
MacStadium Help Site

A New Help Portal for MacStadium Customers

Today, we're releasing a new dedicated Help portal with built-in search for our customers and others new to Mac hosting.

April 2018
November 2016
Stacks of minis

Be notified when MacStadium offers a promotion

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

April 2018
October 2016
VPN Server

Setup a VPN server with macOS Sierra server 10.12

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.

April 2018
October 2016
Data Center

A Hosting Option for Almost Every Budget

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.

November 2018
March 2016
Time Zones

Explaining Time Zones and Best Practices for Configuring Time on Servers

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.

April 2018
February 2016

What Makes a Mac Server?

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.

April 2018
January 2016
Dedicated Mac Server Comparison

Mac Server Growing Pains and How to Avoid Them

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.

August 2019
January 2016

10 Tips for Getting Started at MacStadium

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

April 2018
November 2015
Top 10 Videos

Top 10 Historical Posts and Videos at MacStadium

In this article, we'll look back at our most popular content on the MacStadium Blog and Youtube channel from 2011 up to now.

April 2018
October 2015
Speed Test

Hosting Elite Gigabit Speed Tests

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!

April 2018
May 2014
Remotely Control Your Mac Mini

Remotely controlling your Mac Mini server

Where Do I Begin? So you have a MacStadium hosted server and you're all ready to do something with it. The first question on your mind is probably "How do I control this thing?"

April 2018
July 2012