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Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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Advanced Network Administration Tools

The Utilities folder (Figure 41) inside the Applications folder includes three powerful utilities you can use to modify and monitor a network: Directory Access, NetInfo Manager, and Network Utility. Although a complete discussion of these utilities is beyond the scope of this book, here’s an overview so you know what they do.

Directory Access

Directory Access enables you to select the directory services your computer can access and configure how it connects to them.

Directory Access has three panes of options:

  • Services (Figure 87) are the types of directory services your computer can access. Toggle a check box to turn access on or off.

    Figure 87. The Services options of Directory Access.

  • Authentication ...

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