Some Enjoyable Makes Use Of For A Remote Mac Mini Server

MacStadium does distant Mac mini hosting, offering clients a totally connected Mac mini in a safe, controlled datacenter (similar to the parents at MacMiniColo, who we've visited and written about earlier than). When you've got a Mac mini already, you may even ship it to them for internet hosting, or you may rent or purchase one yourself proper from the corporate. Having a remote server all for yourself will be very helpful, and utilizing a Mac mini for the job might be certainly one of the most affordable and easiest ways to take action.

Actually, not solely does MacStadium run internet hosting, however the corporate has additionally been placing up blog posts over the last month or so, going through a few alternative ways to utilize a related mini for yourself. You could set up a remote Minecraft server on it, for example, creating a world that you and your friends can log into anytime. Or you can arrange something like Kerio Connect, which serves as a Microsoft Exchange-style way to share and send electronic mail, contacts and calendars across a quantity of different users.

Obviously, these tutorials are for MacStadium's hosted minis, but they need to work for any Mac mini you've got set up to be accessed remotely. Minecraft Servers is comparatively low-cost however still very powerful and MacStadium's tutorials could possibly be a begin to help you get probably the most out of your distant mini.