Key Mac OS X Lion Server Information You Should Save

Part of the Mac OS X Lion Server For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Complete information regarding every possible configuration for installing Mac OS X Lion Server would be overwhelming. Here's the core information that everyone should have written down somewhere, both before and after you install Mac OS X Server:

  • Hardware numbers of the server Mac: Serial number and MAC address (also called Ethernet ID), found in the System Information utility in /Applications/Utilities.

  • Administrator Account info: Your short username password that you use during installation.

  • Internet connection information: Router's IP address, the IP range of your subnet, and the subnet mask; PPPoE account and password if your server is connecting directly to your Internet service provider.

  • Static IP address of your server: Record for each Ethernet port.

  • Hostname of your server: The server in server.example.com or server.example.private.

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