Setting up xServe as server (noob)

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by lpp71, May 24, 2013.

  1. lpp71 macrumors member

    Jun 13, 2008
    Where you live
    Hello Guys, I recently acquired a dual G5 2.3gz 4gb ram xserve, a 7tb xserve raid array, and a new copy of Mac OS 10.5 server... Now I have been using Macs since 1994, however I am a server noob. I want to setup an FTP server and something local I can toss all kinds of stuff, I'd like to only use half of the array space and the rest as a backup of the info stored there.

    Anyone know a step by step guide, or have any advise. :apple:

    Thanks ;)


    Oh also it should be noted that I don't plan to get much traffic on this server, maybe 1-10 users at most at time. I am currently using dreamhost, I wouldn't mind using my server as a web server/ mail server too... But again, that part might be to much for me to achive.

    I am willing to buy extra software/parts to make this happen
  2. Digitalclips macrumors 65816

    Mar 16, 2006
    Sarasota, Florida
    In all honesty you'd be far better off with an Intel Mac Mini and a far newer version of OS X Server. Unless this is a project for nostalgic reasons, which can be fun of course.

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