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Lesson 10. Managing Accounts > Managing Software Updates

Managing Software Updates

With Mac OS X Server, you have the option of mirroring Apple’s Software Update Servers on your local server. This has two distinct advantages. The first advantage is that you can save Internet bandwidth. All of your client computers will retrieve their software updates from the server on your local network rather than over the Internet, which will also result in faster downloads for your users. The second advantage is that you can control which updates are downloaded and which are available to your users. This can be particularly useful when a software update might be incompatible with some software you’re using.

Setting up your Software Update server is easy. Here’s how:


  

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