Mac OS X Server

Technical Specifications

System requirements

Mac OS X Server Snow Leopard disk.
  • Mac desktop or server with Intel processor
  • 10GB of available disk space
  • 2GB of RAM

Ordering Information

Feature-specific requirements

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Podcast Producer 2

Mac with Mac OS X Server v10.6.3, 2GB of RAM plus 512MB of RAM per core, and a Quartz Extreme-enabled video chipset. For optimal performance, an Xsan clustered file service is recommended.

Podcast Capture

Mac with Mac OS X v10.6.3 or Mac OS X Server v10.6.3

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Wiki Server

Interacting with Wiki Server requires a modern web browser such as:

  • Safari 3 or 4 (Mac OS X, Windows)
  • Safari (iPhone, iPod touch)
  • Internet Explorer 7 or 8
  • Firefox 3

File and Print Services

  • Mac (AFP, IPP)
  • Windows (SMB/CIFS, IPP)
  • UNIX and Linux (NFS, LPR/LPD)
  • Internet (FTP, WebDAV)

Communication Services

  • iCal Server 2 (CalDAV, iCalendar, iTIP, iMIP)
  • Wiki Server 2 (XML, RSS)
  • iChat Server 2 (Jabber/XMPP)
  • Address Book Server (CardDAV, vCard)

Mail Services

  • SMTP (Postfix)
  • POP and IMAP (Dovecot)
  • SSL/TLS encryption (OpenSSL)
  • Mailing lists (Mailman)
  • WebMail (SquirrelMail)
  • Junk mail filtering (SpamAssassin)
  • Virus detection (ClamAV)

Podcast Services

  • Podcast Producer 2
  • Podcast Capture
  • Podcast Composer

Web Hosting

  • Apache web server
  • SSL/TLS (OpenSSL)
  • WebDAV
  • Perl, PHP, Ruby, Rails
  • MySQL

Application Servers

  • Apache Tomcat
  • Java VM (J2SE 1.6)

Media Streaming

  • QuickTime Streaming Server
  • QuickTime Broadcaster

Directory Services and Authentication

  • Open Directory (OpenLDAP, Kerberos, SASL)
  • NT Domain Services (Samba 3)
  • Backup Domain Controller (BDC)
  • LDAP directory connector
  • Active Directory connector
  • BSD configuration files (/etc)
  • RADIUS

Client Management

  • Managed Preferences
  • NetBoot
  • NetInstall
  • NetRestore
  • Software Update Server
  • Portable home directories

Networking and VPN

  • DNS server (BIND 9)
  • DHCP server
  • NAT server
  • VPN server (L2TP/IPSec, PPTP)
  • Firewall (IPFW2)
  • NTP
  • RADIUS
  • Mobile Access Server

Distributed Computing

  • Xgrid

High-Availability Features

  • Automatic recovery
  • File system journaling
  • Software RAID
  • Disk space monitor

File Systems

  • HFS+ (journaled, case sensitive)
  • Read-only UFS

Administration

  • Server Assistant
  • Server Admin
  • Server Preferences
  • Server Status widget
  • Workgroup Manager
  • System Image Utility
  • Secure Shell (SSH2)
  • Server Monitor
  • RAID Utility
  • SNMPv3 (Net-SNMP)

What’s in the Box

  • Installation DVD
  • Admin Tools CD
  • Printed getting started guide

Applications

  • Podcast Composer
  • RAID Admin
  • Server Admin
  • Server Assistant
  • Server Monitor
  • Server Preferences
  • System Preferences
  • System Image Utility
  • TextEdit
  • Workgroup Manager
  • Xgrid Admin

Utilities

  • Activity Monitor
  • Automator
  • Console
  • Disk Utility
  • Network Utility
  • RAID Utility
  • System Profiler
  • Terminal
  • X11

Development

  • Xcode

Services

  • Address Book Server
  • AFP
  • DHCP
  • DNS
  • Firewall
  • FTP
  • iCal Server
  • iChat Server
  • Mail
  • Mobile Access Server
  • MySQL
  • NAT
  • NetBoot, NetInstall, NetRestore
  • NFS
  • Open Directory
  • Podcast Producer
  • Print
  • QuickTime Streaming
  • RADIUS
  • SMB
  • Software Update
  • VPN
  • Web
  • Wiki Server
  • Xgrid

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese
  • French
  • German

Key Technologies

  • Apache
  • AppleScript
  • ATOM
  • Bonjour
  • CalDAV
  • Carbon
  • CardDAV
  • CDSA
  • Cocoa
  • Fibre Channel
  • FireWire
  • H.264
  • HFS+
  • IPv4 and IPv6
  • IPFW
  • Jabber/XMPP
  • Java
  • Kerberos
  • L2TP/IPSec
  • LDAP
  • OpenCL
  • Perl
  • PPTP
  • Python
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Quartz Extreme
  • QuickTime X
  • RAID
  • 64-bit
  • Samba
  • SNMP
  • Spotlight
  • Tomcat
  • Unicode 5.1
  • UNIX
  • USB
  • VNC
  • WebDAV
  • Xgrid