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Hi experts.
i recently got a mac G5.
I have a network set up and would like to run several workstations off the one server. What do I need to do??
Thanks.
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Question by:kephillips
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by:davebytes
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I need more help than that.  You want to use the G5 as a file server?  Or other serving?  What are the workstations, what will they be doing with the server?

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thanks d,
ok, yeah, I need to have the G5 run as a server where by workstations can run off it completely-boot up and all. They will be working on a intranet system-browser based mostly.

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weed earned 180 total points
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You want to do NetBoot, yes? http://www.apple.com/server/macosx/netboot.html
Youre going to need OS X Server though.
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Yes I want to do Netboot. but, what would the minimum requirement for the workstations be??
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by:weed
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The workstations only have to support OS X if thats what youll be booting.
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so at least G3 with how much memory???
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> so at least G3 with how much memory???

To run OS X, you should have at least 256MB of RAM.
Here are the minimum system requirements for OS X from Apple:

http://www.apple.com/macosx/upgrade/requirements.html

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