All Posts For: Sys Admin

Mar 2 2006

Configuring WebDAV for cross-platform file sharing

Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) is an often-overlooked protocol that can provide cross-platform file sharing with minimal client-side configuration. This article explains how to configure WebDAV servers on Windows with IIS, on Mac OS X and Linux with Apache, and how to connect using built-in WebDAV clients on all three OSes.…

Dec 13 2005

Cross-Platform GUI Remote Login Roundup

Graphical remote login sessions can be valuable tools for cross-platform server administration. This article is an overview of the best applications for cross-platform GUI remote login in a mixed network of Windows, Mac OS X, and Unix computers.

Want your Windows, Mac OS, and Unix computers to play nice together?…

Nov 14 2005

Mac OS/Linux/Windows Single Sign-On

Centralized authentication greatly simplifies network administration. This post teaches how to log in to a Mac or Linux computer using centrally managed user accounts from a Windows Active Directory domain controller. With this configuration, the same Windows user accounts can be used to log in to any of the three operating systems, Mac OS, Linux, or Windows, with the same user network folder auto-mounted.