I need to use the Mac Mini Server running 10.6.8 as an access point for my team at the office.
When I go under
Sharing there's no
Internet Sharing Option.
What to do?
had the same problem after some Apple update...
(the pref pane also works for Snow Leopard). This pref pane will allow you to quickly see in System Preferences if Apache and PHP are on and if not, you can switch it easily on again.
Hope this helps.
The server OS doesn't offer the one-click Internet Sharing. It can be done, although the server OS wants to be much more involved than the client OS.
At this point, unfortunately, I can't provide the details. My 10.6.8 mini server is a DHCP client, so I can't continue with the assistant without altering my setup :(
Do reply though with the results of the
Classic Internet Sharing like known from "consumer" MacOS X is not available in OS X Server. However, I found interesting hints in Apple’s Advanced Server Administration for 10.6 Snow Leopard and Apple’s support pages.
I think you want to configure Internet Sharing with Server Admin, which you should find in
You want Gateway Setup in Server Admin:
Configuration might be a bit more complex than with Internet Sharing, but I guess it should be manageable! Hope this helps.