Category Review: web server software for Mac OS X
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Category Review: web server software for Mac OS X

This MacNews Category Review looks at web server software for Mac OS X.

Abyss Web Server X1

Abyss Web Server X1 (http://www.aprelium.com/) is a personal web server with a remote management interface.

Apache

Apache (http://www.apache.org/) is a commercial-grade freely-available source code implementation of an HTTP (web) server.

Apani VPN Client for Nortel

Apani VPN Client for Nortel (http://www.apani.com/) lets you establish secure encrypted tunnels from your Mac to Contivity VPN Switches. The IPsec security client enables you to encrypt and authenticate your IP-based communications.

Bluedragon

Bluedragon (http://www.newatlanta.com/) is software for the deployment of ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML) pages with native technology platform integration on the operating system, web server and database of your choice.

CoffeeAdmin

CoffeeAdm (http://www.mexgrp.com/cgi-bin/index.cgi) is a work order manager to create, organize and report them through a web interface, built in java under an open source license.

Complete Apache 2

Complete Apache 2 (http://www.serverlogistics.com/) is a package that facilitates establishment of an Apache 2 web server on Mac OS X.

ControlTower

ControlTower (http://www.allocinit.net/blog/) is an app for managing terminals in Apple’s Terminal application. It provides a window with a number of terminals that can be customized by the user and can be launched with just a couple of clicks. Each terminal uses a different color set for easy identification and can have automatically launched commands (for example to automatically SSH to a server).

DirectControl

DirectControl (http://www.centrify.com/) enables Mac OS X systems to participate in a Microsoft Active Directory domain. End users gain single sign-on to Mac systems through their Active Directory account, and IT managers can centrally administer accounts and control authentication and password policies with the same set of tools they currently use for Windows systems. DirectControl also lets managers centrally secure and configure Mac systems through Active Directory Group Policy, ensuring consistency across the organization.

F-Script Anywhere

F-Script Anywhere (http://www.centrify.com/) lets you embed a F-Script interpreter in any Cocoa application. You can use F-Script like a debugger, so you can examine your application's objects in a richer environment than GDB or Xcode permits, according to developer Nicholas Riley.

FE77 Server Suite

FE77 Server Suite (http://www.fe77.com/) lets you design, develop and deploy powerful standards based web applications from your existing Mac hardware.

FlightCheck Studio

FlightCheck Studio (http://www.markzware.com) is an on-the-fly preflighting tool that gives users real-time examination and correction of digital files as they're created. It enables project managers to have control of the maintenance of document integrity and continuity, by administering mechanical specs via software.

iBounceIT

iBounceIT (http://www.hanynet.com/) is a tool for proxying TCP connections through open socks servers. You can start as many bouncers as you need, each one listening on a different local port. Supported clients include ssh, telnet, rsh, rlogin, rcp, irssi.

LiteSpeed Web Server

LiteSpeed Web Server (http://www.litespeedtech.com/) is a web server that's designed to handle thousands of concurrent connections with a small memory footprint.

LITHIUM Network Monitoring Platform

The LITHIUM Network Monitoring Platform (http://lithium5.com/) is a network, server and appliance monitoring and management platform. It's designed to provide an end-to-end solution for Mac OS X and includes automated device monitoring, out-of-the-box support for SNMP and an integrated trouble-ticket case management system.

MAMP

MAMP (http://www.living-e.com/index.html) stands for stands for Macintosh, Apache, MySQL and PHP. With it, you can install Apache, PHP and MySQL under Mac OS X.

MSAD Login

MSAD Login (http://www.pa-software.com/) is a system that connects a Mac OS X machine to a Windows server running Active Directory. If you use your Macintosh in a Windows environment that has a Windows server, MSAD Login can connect to that server allowing you to mount your home drive and get notifications when passwords are about to expire.

OpenLink Virtuso

OpenLink Virtuso (http://www.openlinksw.com/) is an eBusiness integration server that implements web, file and database sever functionality alongside native XML storage, and Universal Data Access Middleware as a single server solution.

OpenWeb

OpenWeb (http://www.openosx.com/) is a compilation of software tools that lets you set up an OS X web server. It includes Apache Web Server, mod_SSL, PHP, PDF_lib, Tomcat, FreeType font engine and more.

Post.Office

Post.Office (http://www.tenon.com/products/post_office/) is a scalable SMTP/ POP3/ IMAP messaging server. It offers administration via browser, multiple password protection levels and SMTP mail relay protection.

Roxen WebServer

Roxen WebServer (http://www.roxen.com/) is an open source web server with a web-based interface; it offers support for a range of open and proprietary standards.

SchoolCMS

SchoolCMS (http://www.schulcms.de/WebObjects/SchulCMS.woa/wa/CMSshow/1031325) offers administration of a school homepage on the Internet. Features include password-protected supply of teaching and learning materials in virtual classrooms and organization of instruction-supplementing activities.

Server Siren

Server Siren (http://foggynoggin.com/) runs as a menu bar item and monitors your server for problems. If a server goes down, it alerts you immediately.

Sever Vault

Server Vault (http://www.sentineldesign.net/) allows you access to every web server, domain name, and hosting account that you manage.

Share Menu

Share Menu (http://www.pa-software.com/) is a system that connects a Mac OS X machine to a Windows or Samba network. Unlike the existing Apple Samba system, Share Menu shows each share using full length names and isn't limited to fourteen characters. This removes the need to have special Mac share names that can be found using the Finder connect to server menu option.

Software Update Enabler

Software Update Enabler (http://www.allocinit.net/blog/) enables use of a local Software Update Server running on Mac OS X Server by a client computer without the requirement that it be managed by the server.

Spitfire Messaging Security Server

Spitfire Messaging Security Server (http://www.bloombase.com/) is a mail proxy server that encrypts and signs emails on-the-fly at corporate messaging servers. Spitfire Messaging Security Server is built to solve spamming, fraud emails and confidential email disclosure problems that can be addressed by email digital signature, encryption and DomainKey proposed by Email Authentication. The company, Bloombase Technologies, also makes Spitfire SOA Security Server, a cryptographic server specifically designed for XML and Web Services security processing in electronic data interchange (EDI) and enterprise application, and Spitfire StoreSafe Enterprise Storage Security Server protects corporate and user persistence/storage data by strong encryption and patented watermarking technologies from confidential information disclosure.

Tenon's iTools

Tenon's iTools 8 (http://www.tenon.com) is a web site management system for both small to medium-sized web hosting providers who own or rent dedicated servers, and for large service providers who may wish to bundle iTools into their offerings. It's built for the professional hosting of multiple companies on a single server.

Terra

Terra (http://www.blackholemedia.com/) is an open source Hotline for UNIX systems. This package for Mac OS X includes a System Preference Pane and StartupItem for configuring and running Terra.

WakeOnLAN

WakeOnLan (http://www.readpixel.com) provides an interface to wake up other computers.

WebServer 4D

WebServer 4D (http://www.mdgcs.com/) is a tool for maintaining your web site. It offers virtual hosting and tracking for web and email, new vs. repeat for every page (uses cookies), HTTP Authentication with history tracking, server side tags, Forms to Email, Log Support, Full CGI Support, Site Searching, Byte-Serving, Directory Serving, Odometer page counts, Full MIME support, listens on multiple ports, Guestbooks, caching of files, Weather agent, basic clickable maps, popup navigation, and more.

Web Server Management

Web Server Management (http://www.digitalpardoe.co.uk/) is an Automator action that lets you turn on and off your web server components.

 

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