Mac File server

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by DavyC412, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. DavyC412 macrumors member

    Nov 19, 2008
    i have a bunch of mac computers here, and i want to make a fileserver for them with about 5 drives in an RAID array to be a little bit secure. im fairly certain how to go about and build myself a basic fileserver for a bunch of PCs networked together, but im not sure about how to do it for a network of macs.

    if anyone could shed some light on this, i would appreciate it

  2. ChrisA macrumors G4

    Jan 5, 2006
    Redondo Beach, California
    Can't see why it would be different because now your client machines are Macs. Just find a server chassis that holds all the drives or an external disk array box. Load your preferred operating system (I'd use Solaris and ZFS. It really is the best set-up for a file server now that Solaris ships with ZFS and native CIFS support)

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