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    Feb 26, 2008
    Network operating system for Macs
    Is there a network operating system available for macs

    is the mac os x server a network operating system

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    MacsWork's Avatar
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    May 22, 2005
    Closer than you think.
    Performa 6116 2GBSCSI 8MB OS 7.5.3
    OS X Server is a network operating system.

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    PerryLynch's Avatar
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    Sep 24, 2007
    17" MacBook Pro 4GB
    By the original definition, a Network Operating System is any computer Operating System that has the ability to connect to a network. So, yes.

    However, from the context of your question, I'm guessing that you are looking for a domain controller / directory services application, that provides user authentication and group policy/access controls. In that case, yes, OS-X server is such a beast.
    Perry M Lynch, CISSP CISA
    Mac Newbie, Security not-so-newbie

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    mcjacksonnelson's Avatar
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    Jan 31, 2008
    2.53 Intel Core Duo Mac Mini; 4g RAM; 350g HD, OS 10.6.3
    osx server is very easy to use. im the unofficial IT guy here (graphic designer actually) and i add/update users and permission all the time, thru Chicken of the VNC.
    "You can't fight in here, this is the war room!"

    CONSTRUCTIV Art & Design

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