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

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Lesson 25. Managing Contacts Service

Goals

• Configure Contacts service

• Understand protocols used

• Connect to the Contacts service

OS X Server provides a simple interface for providing Contacts services. Contacts allows the central storage of information and makes it available to many clients.

Reference 25.1. Understanding the Contacts Service

The Contacts service enables users to store contacts on the server and to access those contacts with multiple computers and devices. The following applications are compatible with the Contacts service:

• Contacts and Address Book

• Mail

• Messages

Another feature of Contacts allows you to enable the Contacts service to provide LDAP searches of the directory servers your server may be bound to, so your ...

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