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Mac® OS X System Administration by Guy Hart-Davis

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CHAPTER 11Set Up File Services

To transfer data across the network, your servers and clients use protocols—standardized ways of communicating. During setup, Mac OS X Server automatically starts enough protocols to get your network going, so you can start connecting Macs to it immediately. After that, though, you may need to run other protocols to enable other types of clients to communicate with the servers; and you may need to configure the protocols that are already running.

When you’ve sorted out the protocols, it’ll be time to create share points to share folders and volumes on the network. I’ll show you how to see which share points Mac OS X Server has set up for you automatically, how to add further share points, and how to configure share ...

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