Articles by: carson

Network Home Redirector

Ed. Note: We’ve talked about redirecting parts of your home folder a number of times when dealing with AFP, but I don’t think we’ve ever actually laid out how to do it. This collection of scripts makes it easy.

If you manage an environment with lots of network home directory usage, then you need to check out Network Home Redirector. Most, if not all, of us have dealt with the thousands/millions of cache files that can hurt AFP performance on servers when utilizing network homes. Additionally, MS Office and the large chunks of data that it relocates can cause headaches. Jeff Ochsner has put together these redirection scripts and packaged them up for easy deployment.

This might be your new best friend. Be sure to read the ReadMe on Jeff’s site.

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Server Quickstart Guide – Updated

A quick and dirty guide to setting up a Mac OS X Server and MCX

This guide to deploying your server for the first time includes setting up managed preferences and working a bit with Mac Manager.

Update – Corey had to move his server so an updated version of the pdf is now hosted on AFP548.

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