SME Server:Documentation:Administration Manual

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This guide is intended for those who are in charge of the Administration of a SME Server. It provides a tour of the Administrator (server-manager), with explanations of each of the menu items in the Administrator area. It also goes through the Help Screens which are available to Administrators as they are installing their server.


Chapter 1. Welcome to SME Server 7

  • 1.1 About This Guide
  • 1.x Server Features

Chapter 2. The role of the SME Server

Chapter 3. Your Internet Service Provider (ISP)

Chapter 4. Hardware requirements of the SME Server

  • 4.1 Minimum Hardware Requirements
  • 4.2 Recommended Hardware Requirements
  • 4.3 Hard Drive Configuration
  • 4.4 Supported Ethernet or SCSI Adapters, or Tape Drives

Chapter 5. Installing and configuring your SME Server software

  • 5.1 Licensing Terms and Conditions
  • 5.2 RAID1 Support (Disk Mirroring)
  • 5.3 Upgrading From A Previous Version
  • 5.4 Installing the Software
  • 5.5 Configuring your SME Server

Chapter 6. The Server Console

  • 6.1 Using the Text-based Browser
  • 6.2 Accessing the Linux Root Prompt

Chapter 7. Configuring the computers on your network

  • 7.1 What Order to do Things
  • 7.2 Configuring Your Desktop Operating System

Chapter 8. On-going administration using the server-manager

Chapter 9. server-manager : Collaboration

  • 9.1 Users
  • 9.2 Groups
  • 9.3 Quotas
  • 9.4 Pseudonyms
  • 9.5 Information Bays

Chapter 10. server-manager : Administration

  • 10.1 Backup or restore
  • 10.2 View log files
  • 10.3 Mail log file analysis
  • 10.4 Reboot or shutdown

Chapter 11. server-manager : Security

  • 11.1 Remote Access
  • 11.2 Local networks
  • 11.3 Port forwarding
  • 11.4 Proxy settings

Chapter 12 server-manager : Miscellaneous

  • 12.1 Support and licensing
  • 12.2 Create Starter Web Site
  • 12.3 Online manual
  • 12.4 Other Administration Notes

Chapter 13. server-manager : Configuration

  • 13.1 Software Installer
  • 13.2 Set date and time
  • 13.3 Workgroup
  • 13.4 Directory
  • 13.5 Printers
  • 13.6 Hostnames and addresses
  • 13.7 Domains
  • 13.8 E-mail
  • 13.9 Review Configuration

Chapter 14. Information Bays (i-bays)

SME Manual Appendix

SME Manual Glossary


One page Administration Manual
All the chapters on one page. This is a very large page !