Wrapping up our look at Mac OS X's latest incarnation, Jacqueline Emigh covers the ins and outs of Jaguar interoperability: from terminal services to SMB printing; NFS to LDAP; with some Active Directory smarts thrown in for good measure.
Articles by Jacqueline Emigh
Apple's Rendezvous promises to make accessing network resources much easier for your users. Easy enough, in fact, that as Apple draws focus away from AppleTalk, Microsoft is examining Rendezvous for its own Windows XP.
Though much of the keynote and subsequent buzz at this week's MacWorld focused on end users, MacOS X's upcoming release has some features of interest to network pros.
Intrusion detection is usually outward-facing. What do you do when your intruders are already 'inside the wire' and attacking from within?
Intrusion detection systems provide reams of raw data, and plenty of false alarms. How do you assess an IDS, where do you use one, and when does a human need to step in and make sense of what it's telling you?
In one of networking's little ironies, some of the technologies in place to extend the life of IPv4 are making life harder on net admins trying to implement IPv6. Jacqueline Emigh explains.
Gummy fingerprints aside, biometric security has its share of potential issues, including end-user resistance to potential privacy threats and methods that seem invasive.