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Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Server Essentials by Ben Greisler, Arek Dreyer

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Lesson 13. Providing File Sharing Services

Goals

• Configure OS X Server to share files with iOS, OS X, and Windows clients over the network

• Troubleshoot file services on OS X Server

It is quite simple to use OS X Server to share files across a network for your users, whether they are using OS X, Windows, or iOS. The four basic steps are:

• Plan.

• Configure accounts.

• Configure the File Sharing service.

• Monitor the server.

In this lesson you will explore the challenges associated with file sharing and the issues to consider when setting up file sharing. The main focus of the lesson is on setting up shared folders, also called share points, with appropriate access settings based on standard POSIX permissions and access control lists (ACLs). ...

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