From the command line to Apple's graphical tools, this book uses a thorough, fundamental approach that leads readers to mastery of every aspect of the server. Full of much-needed insight, clear explanations, troubleshooting tips, and security information in every chapter, the book shows system administrators how to utilize the software's capabilities and features for their individual needs. Some of the topics covered in detail include: Installation; Deployment; Server management; Directory services; Web application services; System interaction; Data gathering and Stress planning. This comprehensive guide also takes the time to carefully highlight and analyze the differences between Mac OS X and the other server platforms. Whether you're a seasoned Unix or Windows administrator or a long-time Mac professional, "Essential Mac OS X Panther Server Administration" provides you with the depth you're seeking to maximize the potential of your Mac OS X Panther Server.
Michael Bartosh is a consultant and trainer specializing in Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server in the context of cross platform directory services and server infrastructures. A frequent speaker at technical conferences, Michael focuses on solutions that minimize impact on existing infrastructures. Originating from Texas, he resides in downtown Denver, CO with his wife, Amber.