Mac OS X 10.5 Server - Technical Specifications

OS X 10.5 Server - Part Numbers
Mac OS X Server 10-Client Edition MB005Z/A
Mac OS X Server Unlimited-Client Edition MB004Z/A
Mac OS X Server License Upgrade MB006Z/A

System Requirements

Mac server or desktop computer with an Intel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (867MHz or faster) processor; 1GB of physical RAM; 20GB of available disk space.

Podcast Producer requirements

  • Podcast Capture: Requires a Mac running Mac OS X v10.5 or Mac OS X Server v10.5
  • Podcast Producer: A Mac with an Intel processor running Mac OS X Server v.10.5, 1GB of RAM plus 512MB of RAM per core and a Quartz Extreme-enabled video chipset. For optimal performance, an Xsan clustered file services is recommended.

Wiki Server requirements

Interacting with Wiki Server requires a modern web browser such as:

  • Safari 3 (Mac OS X, Windows)
  • Safari (iPhone, iPod touch)
  • Internet Explorer 6 or 7
  • Firefox 2

Services

File and Print Services

  • Mac (AFP, AppleTalk PAP, IPP)
  • Windows (SMB/CIFS, IPP)
  • UNIX and Linux (NFS, LPR/LPD)
  • Internet (FTP, WebDAV)

Directory Services and Authentication

  • Open Directory (OpenLDAP, Kerberos, SASL)
  • NT Domain Services (Samba 3)
  • Backup Domain Controller (BDC)
  • LDAP directory connector
  • Active Directory connector
  • BSD configuration files (/etc)
  • RADIUS

Mail Services

  • SMTP (Postfix)
  • POP and IMAP (Cyrus)
  • SSL/TLS encryption (OpenSSL)
  • Mailing lists (Mailman)
  • WebMail (SquirrelMail)
  • Junk mail filtering (SpamAssassin)
  • Virus detection (ClamAV)

Calendaring

  • iCal Server (CalDAV, iTIP, iMIP)

Distributed Computing

  • Xgrid 2

File Systems

  • HFS+ (journaled, case sensitive)
  • Read-only UFS and ZFS

Web Hosting

  • Apache web server (2.2 and 1.3)
  • SSL/TLS (OpenSSL)
  • WebDAV
  • Perl (5.8.8), PHP (5.2), Ruby (1.8.6), Rails (1.2.3)
  • MySQL 5
  • Capistrano, Mongrel

Collaboration Services

  • Wiki Server (RSS)
  • iChat Server 2 (Jabber/XMPP)

Application Servers

  • Apache Tomcat (6)
  • Java virtual machine (J2SE)
  • WebObjects Deployment (5.4)
  • Apache Axis (SOAP)

Client Management

  • Managed Preferences
  • NetBoot
  • NetInstall
  • Software Update Server
  • Portable home directories

Networking and VPN

  • DNS server (BIND 9)
  • DHCP server
  • NAT server
  • VPN server (L2TP/IPSec, PPTP)
  • Firewall (IPFW2)
  • NTP

Management Features

  • Server Assistant
  • Server Admin
  • Server Preferences
  • Server Status widget
  • Workgroup Manager
  • System Image Utility
  • Secure Shell (SSH2)
  • Server Monitor
  • RAID Utility
  • SNMPv3 (Net-SNMP)

High-Availability Features

  • Automatic recovery
  • File system journaling
  • IP failover
  • Software RAID
  • Disk space monitor

Media Streaming

  • QuickTime Streaming Server 6
  • QuickTime Broadcaster 1.5

What’s in the box

  • Installation DVD
  • Admin Tools CD
  • Printed getting started guide
  • Electronic documentation

Applications

  • RAID Admin
  • Server Admin
  • Server Assistant
  • Server Monitor
  • Server Preferences
  • System Preferences
  • System Image Utility
  • TextEdit
  • Workgroup Manager
  • Xgrid Admin

Utilities

  • Activity Monitor
  • Automator
  • Console
  • Directory
  • Directory Utility
  • Disk Utility
  • Network Utility
  • ODBC Administrator
  • Podcast Capture
  • RAID Utility
  • System Profiler
  • Terminal
  • X11

Development

  • Xcode
  • Instruments

Services

  • AFP
  • DHCP
  • DNS
  • Firewall
  • FTP
  • iCal Server
  • iChat Server
  • Mail
  • MySQL
  • NAT
  • NetBoot and NetInstall
  • NFS
  • Open Directory
  • Podcast Producer
  • Print
  • QuickTime Streaming
  • RADIUS
  • SMB
  • Software Update
  • VPN
  • Web
  • WebObjects
  • Xgrid

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese
  • French
  • German

Key Technologies

  • Apache
  • AppleScript
  • Bonjour
  • CalDAV
  • Carbon, Cocoa, Java
  • CDSA
  • Fibre Channel
  • FireWire
  • H.264
  • HFS+
  • IPv4 and IPv6
  • IPFW
  • Jabber/XMPP
  • Kerberos
  • L2TP/IPSec
  • LDAP
  • Perl
  • PPTP
  • Python
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Quartz Extreme
  • QuickTime
  • RAID
  • 64-bit computing
  • Samba
  • SNMP
  • Spotlight
  • Tomcat
  • Unicode 4
  • UNIX
  • USB
  • VNC
  • WebDAV
  • Xgrid
  • ZFS
Last Modified: Jun 26, 2009
  • Last Modified: Jun 26, 2009
  • Article: SP529
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