How difficult is it to set up an XSERVE?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by hob, Dec 29, 2004.

  1. hob macrumors 68020


    Oct 4, 2003
    London, UK
    A friend of mine just asked me "If I had an XSERVE and an XSERVE RAID could you set it up for me?"

    Of course I said "Yes" without thinking.

    (Anything to get my hands on some funky hardware)

    But anyway, what I wanna know is - for a quite experienced user, how difficult are the XSERVE's to set up? I managed to get Windows Server 2k3 up and running reasonably well on a small network, and I can't imagine Apple Server's being MORE difficult to operate...?

  2. wrldwzrd89 macrumors G5


    Jun 6, 2003
    Solon, OH
    Two things I should bring to your attention:

    For the majority of server users, the GUI setup and configuration utilities built into Mac OS X Server will "serve" you well (pun intended).

    Apple's website for Mac OS X Server will be a useful resource, as will Mac Help (built into Mac OS X Server) in getting the XServe set up.

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