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The Mac Tiger Server Black Book (Little Black Books (Paraglyph Press)) [Paperback]

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Item description for The Mac Tiger Server Black Book (Little Black Books (Paraglyph Press)) by Charles Edge...

This unique black book will guide networking professionals and those wanting to set up a server through all the aspects of the new Mac Tiger Server including understanding the Apple network, managing network access, and network protocols such as TCP/IP AppleTalk, and the OSI model.

The book is divided into two sections: the "In Depth" section covers all the concepts being introduced, followed by the "Immediate Solutions" sections that provide hands-on real-world techniques to solve problems. It covers Web-based administration, open directory and managed preferences, protocols for routing, switching and Web services. The book is jam-packed with hundreds of "how-to" tips to ensure that servers are set up correctly and they operate as efficiently as possible. Numerous time-saving techniques are also provided to help web server administrators save time and reduce aggravation.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   504
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.9" Width: 6" Height: 1.2"
Weight:   1.15 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 21, 2006
Publisher   Paraglyph Press
ISBN  1933097140  
ISBN13  9781933097145  
UPC  689076152891  

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More About Charles Edge

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Charles Edge started looking to share his knowledge of the Mac OS X Server operating system in 2004. His first speaking appearance at a large conference was DefCon 2004. Since then he has spoken at conferences such as MacSysAdmin, MacWorld, LinuxWorld and BlackHat. Since then, Charles has been the author of 6 books, including the Enterprise Mac Administrator's Guide, Enterprise Mac Security and the Enterprise iPhone and iPad Administrator's Guide. For the past 10 years, Charles has been the Directory of Technology for 318, a Mac-first consultancy based in Santa Monica, California. Charles is also the author of, a site dedicated to heterogenous networking.

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1Books > Subjects > Computers & Internet > Computer Science > Software Engineering > Information Systems
2Books > Subjects > Computers & Internet > General
3Books > Subjects > Computers & Internet > Hardware > Microprocessors & System Design > Computer Design
4Books > Subjects > Computers & Internet > Networking > Data in the Enterprise > Client-Server Systems
5Books > Subjects > Computers & Internet > Networking > Networks, Protocols & API's > General

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Excellent book  Feb 29, 2008
Very good book. It gives you a clear understanding about OS X 10.3 server and its utilities. You need to have a little bit of experience with OS X before you jump into this book, but other than that... this book is great.
Walking the walk not just talk...  Feb 2, 2008
As a fellow author and a technical services provider as well as an ACTC four times over, I feel somewhat uniquely qualified to provide perspective on this work. This book doesn't purport to be the proverbial equivalent to "Everything But The Kitchen Sink." It is not one of those literary anachronisms of a book that goes feature by feature, droning on and on, burying any useful content in a sea of verbosity. Rather, this is a task driven book and if you've really done IT support; then you'll know Charles Edge has done it too. The content is original, well balanced and interesting. The style of writing is clear and well edited. In other words, this book is tight and that's how I like to roll.
Great Book  Apr 9, 2007
I read this book after taking the ACHDS because I was interested in setting up Apple Servers in different environments as well as taking the Mac OS X Server Essentials v10.4 Exam (9L0-507). It was one of the easiest reads I've had in a long time. I came from the Microsoft side of IT, and some of the material from that area is dry. This book was helpful, and I enjoyed the real life examples. I still use it on occasion as a guide, and I would recommend it to anyone wanting to know about Mac OS 10.4 Server, and how to apply it in the field.
Are you a user or system administrator that needs to get the most out of Mac networking with Tiger Server? If you are, then this book is for you. Author Charles Edge, has done an outstanding job of writing a cool book that will help you tap the unused potential of your server.

Edge, begins by describing the concepts and terminology of basic network communications. Then, the author takes a look at what requirements are needed to run Tiger Server. Next, the author covers the management utilities that are used in maintaining and working with Tiger server. He also covers the various services that the Tiger X Server can offer to administrators to help in managing networks. The author continues by covering the concepts required to build a good backup plan for any organization. Then, he provides an introduction to many of the command line utilities used in managing a Tiger Server and Mac network environment. Finally, the author explains the various other aspects of managing a long-term Tiger Server and the network the server lives on.

After reading this most excellent book, you should end up with the ability to find your way around an OSX Server. Perhaps more importantly, you'll enjoy the process.
Nice Mac Tiger Book  Jan 5, 2007
'Mac Tiger Server: Little Black Book' by Charles Edge is a nice text that will assist all Mac Tiger users in better understanding and using this piece of hardware and software. There are a lot of screenshots but that's never a bad thing in this reviewers opinion, as the more easily I can see how things are laid out, the better!! If I want lines and lines of black text on white paper I will get the Wall Street Journal, if I want a book that I can use and learn from, this is a great one to have on your desk!!


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