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Mac® OS X System Administration by Guy Hart-Davis

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CHAPTER 3Set Up Your Mac OS X Server

In this chapter I discuss how to install Mac OS X Server on your server. I assume that you’re using a Mac—for example, a Mac mini or a Mac Pro—as your server rather than an Xserve. If you’ve bought an Xserve, it will have Mac OS X Server already installed on it, so you can skip this chapter; the same goes if you’ve bought a Mac mini with Mac OS X Server already installed.

This chapter covers the two main methods of installation: Installing from scratch, and upgrading an installation of the client version of Mac OS X to Mac OS X Server.

Installing Mac OS X Server from Scratch

To install Mac OS X Server from scratch, insert the Mac OS X Server DVD, and then restart the Mac. When you hear the startup sound, hold ...

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