Mac OS X Server is Apple's next-generation server software. Provided specifically for OS X and iOS devices, Mac OS X services, now supports Mavericks, to easily share files, schedule meetings, synchronize contacts, software development, website, WiKi release, configure Mac remote access to the network. Mac OS X Server can now be quickly and easily play running even without professional engineers will be able to help you quickly set up a server environment.
After the installation is complete, view server status, you can show the host name, server run-time version, IP address and other information. Then she has to talk about those features.
Second, the core function introduction
1. File Sharing
File sharing: between Mac, PC and iPad
Standards-based SMB and WebDAV file services
File permissions management
2. Set server alerts.
Server part of the project all around the server to monitor the daily management and general expansion. Here, you can view the run-time and log information, usage statistics, the entire contents of the alert log file from the server and the services that have been generated.
Alerts when a new generation of push notifications will also be used to alert administrators to the server, and any connection to the server and use the Mac Server.app device will receive an alert in your notification center.
3. The cache server
Speed up the release of Apple's software download
Local cache applications, software updates and OS X Recovery images, etc.
4. Directory Server
Here directory service equivalent to Apple Open Directory Services version of Microsoft's Active Directory.
Open Directory is one of the core services among OS X Server Open Directory is a set of LDAP-based directory system that allows you to create and manage user accounts and user account groups. Microsoft's Active Directory, it allows our users to use their user name and password to login to the computer and service them.
Here is OpenDirectory service certificate shall first apply.
Xcode can run any test using a Mac OS X Server
Automated testing OS X and iOS applications, perform multiple connected iOS devices
Host your own Git on OS X server.
6. The Time Machine
Providing backup destination Mac computers on a network
Monitor computer backup, when they last backup, backup size
Set Time Machine storage limits, users can use
7. Calendar Server
Share calendars, schedule meetings and events, and book conference rooms
Standards-based CalDAV server for access from Mac, iPad, iPhone and PC
Check the availability of free / busy lookup
Email invitations and push notifications
8 .DNS server
Point-and-click page edit to change formatting, insert pictures, movies and accessories
Tags and notes
Find Fast Preview
10 Site Settings
11. Mail Server
Standards-based SMTP, IMAP and POP server
Adaptive spam filtering
12. Review the log server.
13. The server resource usage statistics
Remote access to your network services, encrypted VPN connection: Mac, iPad, iPhone and PC
Finally, Server.app also "advanced" services new independent management unit, which include the DHCP, DNS, FTP, NetInstall, Open Directory, Software Update and Xsan and other projects. These services are by default all of them hidden in the View menu, you can install a Server interested myself to go slowly excavated.