Apple Mac mini (Mac OS X Server Specifications

Congratulations, you and your Mac mini
were made for each other.
Contents
Chapter 1: Ready, Set Up, Go
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Working with Mac OS X Server
What’s in the Box
Setting Up Your Mac mini
Setting Up DVD or CD Sharing
Getting Additional Information onto Your Mac mini
Shutting Down Your Mac mini
Chapter 2: Life with Your Mac mini
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What’s on the Front of Your Mac mini
What’s on the Back of Your Mac mini
Using SD Cards
Getting Answers
Chapter 3: Boost Your Memory
34 Installing Memory
Chapter 4: Problem, Meet Solution
44 Problems That Prevent You from Using Your Mac mini
46 Reinstalling Software Using Remote Install Mac OS X
Contents
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Other Problems
Using Apple Server Diagnostics
Problems with Your Internet Connection
Problems with AirPort Extreme Wireless Communication
Keeping Your Software Up to Date
Learning More, Service, and Support
Locating Your Product Serial Number
Chapter 5: Last, but Not Least
61 Important Safety Information
63 Important Handling Information
65 Understanding Ergonomics
67 Apple and the Environment
69 Regulatory Compliance Information
Looking for Something?
74 Index
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www.apple.com/macmini Mac Help       Server Assistant 
Your Mac mini is designed so that you can easily set it up and start using it right away.
If you’ve never used a Mac mini or are new to Mac computers, read this section for
instructions about getting started.
Important: Before you plug your Mac mini into a power outlet, read all the installation
instructions and the safety information starting on page 61.
If you’re an experienced user, you may already know enough to get started. Be sure to
look over the information in Chapter 2, “Life with Your Mac mini,” to find out about the
features of your Mac mini.
Answers to many questions can be found on your Mac mini in Mac Help. For
information about Mac Help, see ”Getting Answers” on page 28.
Working with Mac OS X Server
As soon as you set up your Mac mini, it’s ready to host all of the services provided by
Mac OS X Server. For information about configuring and using Mac OS X Server, see
Mac OS X Server: Getting Started, which came with your Mac mini (it’s also on the Admin
Tools disc).
To learn more about Mac OS X software, see the complete set of documentation on the
Apple Server Resources website at www.apple.com/server/macosx/resources.
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What’s in the Box
Your Mac mini comes with the following components:
Power cord
HDMI to DVI Adapter
Follow the steps on the next several pages to set up your Mac mini.
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Setting Up Your Mac mini
Place your Mac mini right side up on a firm surface. Use only the power cord that came
with your Mac mini; other power cords may not work.
Important: Cooling air enters your Mac mini through the gap around the bottom cover
and exits through the vent on the back. Don’t place your Mac mini on a soft surface
(such as a blanket or carpet) that interferes with airflow around the bottom cover, and
don’t block the back vent.
Step 1: Plug the power cord into the back of your Mac mini, and then plug the
other end into a power outlet.
®
HDMI
Cool air inlet
(around foot)
Exhaust vent
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Step 2: To access the Internet or a network, connect one end of an Ethernet cable
to your Mac mini and the other end to a cable modem, DSL modem, or network.
®
HDMI
Your Mac mini comes with AirPort Extreme technology for wireless networking.
For information about setting up a wireless connection, choose Help > Mac Help,
and search for “AirPort.”
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Step 3: Connect the USB cable from your keyboard and mouse.
®
HDMI
You can connect almost any USB keyboard and mouse. If your keyboard has a USB (d)
port, plug your mouse into the USB port on the keyboard. If it doesn’t, plug the mouse
into a USB (d) port on the back of your Mac mini.
Note: Your Mac mini doesn’t come with a keyboard or a mouse, and they are not
required. To set up Mac OS X Server remotely from another computer, see Chapter 4 of
Mac OS X Server: Getting Started, which came with your Mac mini.
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You can use Keyboard preferences to change the behavior of the Caps Lock, Control,
Option, and Command (x) modifier keys. To open Keyboard preferences, choose
Apple () > System Preferences, click Keyboard, then click Modifier Keys and follow
the onscreen instructions.
If you use a USB keyboard that isn’t specifically designed for the Mac OS, it may not
have a Command (x) or Option modifier key, which are standard on Apple keyboards.
If you have a keyboard from another manufacturer:
ÂÂ The Windows key (the icon on the key looks like a Windows logo) is equivalent to the
Command (x) modifier key on an Apple keyboard.
ÂÂ The Alt key is equivalent to the Option modifier key on an Apple keyboard.
Using a USB mouse or keyboard from another manufacturer may require software
drivers. Check the manufacturer’s website for the latest software drivers.
Using a Wireless Keyboard or Mouse
If you purchased an Apple Wireless Keyboard or Magic Mouse with your Mac mini,
follow the instructions that came with the keyboard and mouse to set them up with
your Mac mini.
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Step 4: Connect a display cable to the Mini-DVI port or Mini DisplayPort.
Your Mac mini doesn’t come with a display, but, if desired, you can connect a display or
television that has:
ÂÂ A Mini DisplayPort connector. Connect directly to the Mini DisplayPort.
ÂÂ An HDMI connector. Connect directly to the HDMI port.
ÂÂ A DVI connector. Use the HDMI to DVI Adapter that came with your Mac mini to
connect to the HDMI port.
ÂÂ A VGA connector. Use a Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter to connect to the
Mini DisplayPort. Adapters are available at www.apple.com/store or your local Apple Retail Store.
HDMI
port
®
HDMI
Mini
DisplayPort
HDMI
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Step 5: Press the power (®) button on the back to turn on your Mac mini.
®
®
HDMI
Step 6: Configure your Mac mini with Mac OS X Server Assistant.
The first time you turn on your Mac mini, Mac OS X Server Assistant asks for some
basic information that Mac OS X Server needs in order to start up and connect to the
network. Be ready to provide the following information the first time you turn on your
Mac mini:
ÂÂ A server administrator account name and password
ÂÂ Your Mac OS X Server software serial number
ÂÂ Detailed network settings, including IP address, subnet mask, and DNS servers
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ÂÂ Whether you’ll create user and group accounts on your Mac mini, or use accounts
from an existing directory service
For help setting up Mac OS X Server remotely on a Mac mini without a keyboard,
mouse, or display, see Chapter 4 of Mac OS X Server: Getting Started, which came with
your Mac mini.
For a list of information you need in order to fully configure your Mac mini using Server Assistant, see Mac OS X Server: Installation and Setup Worksheet on
the Mac OS X Server Install disc or on the Apple Server Resources website at
www.apple.com/server/macosx/resources.
If you already have a Mac with Mac OS X Server version 10.4, 10.5, or 10.6, Server
Assistant can help you automatically transfer system settings, service settings, user
accounts, files, applications, and other information from your previous Mac to your Mac mini. Use an Ethernet, FireWire, or a wireless connection to transfer information.
For information about working with the services in Mac OS X Server, see Mac OS X Server:
Getting Started, which was included with your Mac mini. For detailed information about
Mac OS X Server, go to www.apple.com/server/macosx/resources.
Step 7: Customize your desktop and set your preferences.
You can easily make your desktop look the way you want using System Preferences,
your command center for most settings on your Mac mini. Choose Apple () > System
Preferences from the menu bar, or click the System Preferences icon in the Dock.
For more information, open Mac Help and search for “System Preferences” or for the
specific preference you want to change.
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Setting Up DVD or CD Sharing
You can use DVD or CD Sharing to give your Mac mini access to the optical drive in
another Mac or Windows computer on the same network. Your Mac mini can use the
optical drive in the other computer to:
ÂÂ View the contents of DVDs or CDs or install applications (see “Sharing Discs with DVD
or CD Sharing” on page 17)
ÂÂ Reinstall Mac OS X Server (see “Reinstalling Software Using Remote Install Mac OS X”
on page 46)
ÂÂ Run Disk Utility to check or reformat volumes (see “Using Disk Utility” on page 48)
The computer with the optical drive can be a Mac with Mac OS X v10.4.11 or later, or a
Windows XP or Windows Vista computer. If the Mac has Mac OS X v10.5.5 or later, DVD
or CD Sharing is already installed. You can partner with more than one other computer.
If the other computer is a Windows computer, or a Mac with a Mac OS X version earlier
than 10.5.5, insert the Mac OS X Server Install DVD that came with your Mac mini, and
then install the DVD or CD Sharing Setup, which includes software for DVD or CD
Sharing, Migration Assistant, and Remote Install Mac OS X:
ÂÂ If the other computer is a Windows computer, choose “DVD or CD Sharing” from the
Install Assistant that starts automatically.
ÂÂ If the other computer is a Mac, double-click the DVD or CD Sharing Setup package on
the Mac OS X Server Install DVD.
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Important: After you install the DVD or CD Sharing Setup package on the other Mac,
make sure you have the latest software by choosing Apple () > Software Update.
Install any available Mac OS X updates.
Using an External Optical Drive
For direct access to CDs and DVDs, you can attach an Apple MacBook Air SuperDrive to
a USB port on your Mac mini.
Getting Additional Information onto Your Mac mini
If you want to install third-party applications from a DVD or CD, you can install
applications onto your Mac mini or share information using the optical disc drive on
another Mac or Windows computer (if DVD or CD Sharing is set up and enabled). Read
the next section for more information.
Sharing Discs with DVD or CD Sharing
You can enable DVD or CD Sharing on a Mac or Windows computer to use the Remote
Disc feature of your Mac mini. Remote Disc lets you share the discs you insert into the
optical disc drive of the other computer. Some discs, such as DVD movies and game
discs, may be copy-protected and therefore unusable through DVD or CD Sharing.
Make sure DVD or CD Sharing is enabled on any Mac or Windows computer you want
to partner with. For information, see page 16.
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To enable DVD or CD Sharing, if your other computer is a Mac:
1 Make sure your Mac mini and the other Mac are on the same wireless network. Click
the AirPort (Z) status icon in the menu bar to see what network you’re connected to.
2 On the other Mac, choose Apple () > System Preferences and then open Sharing.
3 In the Sharing panel, select “DVD or CD Sharing” in the Service list. If you want other
users to request permission to share a DVD or CD, select “Ask me before allowing others
to use my DVD drive.”
To enable DVD or CD Sharing, if your other computer is a Windows computer:
1 Make sure your Mac mini and the Windows computer are on the same wireless network.
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2 On the Windows computer, open the DVD or CD Sharing control panel.
3 Select “Enable DVD or CD Sharing.” If you want other users to request permission to
share a DVD or CD, select “Ask me before allowing others to use my DVD drive.”
To use a shared DVD or CD:
1 On the other computer, insert a DVD or CD into the optical disc drive.
2 On your Mac mini, select Remote Disc when it appears under Devices in the Finder
sidebar. If you see the “Ask to use” button, click it.
3 On the other computer, when prompted, click Accept to allow your Mac mini to use the DVD or CD.
4 On your Mac mini, use the disc as you normally would, once it becomes available.
If you try to shut down the other computer or eject the shared DVD or CD while your
Mac mini is using it, you’ll see a message telling you that the disc is in use. To proceed,
click Continue.
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Shutting Down Your Mac mini
To shut down your Mac mini:
ÂÂ Choose Apple () > Shut Down. To turn it on again, press the power (®) button.
NOTICE: Shut down your Mac mini before moving it. Moving your Mac mini while the
hard disk is spinning can damage the hard disk, causing loss of data or an inability to
start up from the hard disk.
Putting Your Mac mini to Sleep
Mac OS X Server is normally set to prevent your Mac mini from sleeping because users can’t connect to services while the computer sleeps. However, if it suits the
services your Mac mini is providing, you can put it to sleep on demand or according to a schedule.
To put your Mac mini to sleep, do one of the following:
ÂÂ Choose Apple () > Sleep from the menu bar.
ÂÂ Choose Apple () > System Preferences, click Energy Saver, and set a sleep timer
or set up a sleep/wake schedule.
To wake your Mac mini:
ÂÂ Press any key on the keyboard. When your Mac mini wakes from sleep, your
applications, documents, and computer settings are exactly as you left them.
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Life with Your Mac mini
www.apple.com/server/macosx Mac Help       server 
Read on for an overview of the features and ports of your Mac mini.
The Apple website at www.apple.com has links to the latest Apple news, free
downloads, and online catalogs of software and hardware for your Mac mini.
You can also find the manuals for many Apple products, and technical support for all
Apple products, on the Apple Support website at www.apple.com/support.
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What’s on the Front of Your Mac mini
Built-in infrared
(IR) receiver
Memory
access cover
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Power
indicator light
Built-in infrared (IR) receiver
Use an Apple Remote (available separately) with the IR receiver to control Front Row,
play music from your iTunes library, watch photo slideshows and movie trailers, or play a
DVD on your Mac mini—all from up to 30 feet (9.1 meters) away.
Power indicator light
A steady white light indicates your Mac mini is on; a pulsing light indicates it’s in sleep.
Memory access cover (on bottom)
The removable foot provides easy access to the memory module slots.
Z
AirPort Extreme wireless technology (inside)
Connect to a wireless network using built-in AirPort Extreme technology.
◊
Bluetooth wireless technology (inside)
Connect wireless devices, such as Bluetooth® mobile phones, PDAs, printers, or the
Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Mouse (you can purchase the Apple Wireless
Keyboard and Magic Mouse at www.apple.com/store or your local Apple Retail Store).
Note: Display adapters and other accessories for your Mac mini are sold separately at
www.apple.com/store or your local Apple Retail Store.
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What’s on the Back of Your Mac mini
Power
port
Power
button
HDMI HDMI
Mini
DisplayPort
port
Cool air inlet
(around foot)
FireWire 800
port
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SD card
slot
HDMI
®
Gigabit Ethernet
port (10/100/1000
Base-T)
USB 2.0
ports (4)
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Audio in
port
Exhaust vent
Audio out
port
~
Power port
Connect the power cord that came with your Mac mini.
HDMI
HDMI port
Connect a TV or other device that uses an HDMI connector.
£
Mini DisplayPort
Connect a display that uses a Mini DisplayPort connector.
d
Four high-speed USB (Universal Serial Bus) 2.0 ports
Connect an iPod, iPhone, iPad, mouse, keyboard, printer, disk drive, digital camera,
joystick, external USB modem, and more. You can also connect USB 1.1 devices.
SD card slot
Insert a standard Secure Digital (SD) card. For more information, see “Using SD Cards” on
page 28.
f
Headphone out/optical digital audio out port
Connect headphones, external powered speakers, or digital audio equipment.
,
Audio in/optical digital audio in port
Connect a line-level microphone or digital audio equipment.
H
One FireWire 800 port
Connect high-speed external devices, such as digital video cameras and storage devices.
G
Ethernet port
Connect to a high-speed 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet network, a DSL or cable modem,
or another computer. The Ethernet port automatically detects Ethernet devices and
doesn’t require an Ethernet crossover cable.
®
Power button
Turn your Mac mini on or off, or put it to sleep.
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Using SD Cards
The SD card slot on the back of your Mac mini accepts most standard SD (Secure
Digital), SDHC (SD High-Capacity), and SDXC (SD Extended Capacity) cards from digital
cameras and other devices. You can also use MiniSD, MicroSD, and other smaller cards
in a passive adapter. For more information about card sizes, speeds, and capacities,
search for “SD” on the Apple Support website at www.apple.com/support.
To insert an SD card:
mm Hold the card with the metal contacts facing down and toward the computer, and slide
the card into the slot.
WARNING: Don’t try to insert any card that exceeds standard SD card dimensions,
and don’t force any SD card into the slot. Doing so could damage your Mac mini.
Getting Answers
More information about using your Mac mini is available in Mac Help on your
computer, and on the Internet at www.apple.com/support.
To open Mac Help:
1 Click the Finder icon in the Dock (the bar of icons along the edge of the screen).
2 Click the Help menu in the menu bar, and then do one of the following:
ÂÂ Type a question or term in the Search field, and then select a topic from the list of
results or select Show All Results to see all topics.
ÂÂ Choose Mac Help to open the Mac Help window, where you can browse topics or
type a search question.
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More Information
For more information about using your Mac mini, see the following:
To learn about
See
Troubleshooting Mac mini if
you have a problem
Chapter 4, “Problem, Meet Solution” on page 41.
Finding service and support
for your Mac mini
“Learning More, Service, and Support” on page 54, or go to the
Mac mini Support site at www.apple.com/support/macmini.
Using Mac OS X Server
The Mac OS X Server site at www.apple.com/server/macosx. Or
search for “Mac OS X Server” in Mac Help.
Moving from a PC to a Mac
“Why you’ll love a Mac” at www.apple.com/getamac/whymac.
Changing System Preferences
System Preferences by choosing Apple (K) > System Preferences.
Or search for “system preferences” in Mac Help.
Using SD cards
The Apple support page at www.apple.com/support and search
for “sd.”
Using AirPort Extreme wireless
technology
The AirPort Support page at www.apple.com/support/airport.
Or open Mac Help and search for “AirPort.”
Using Bluetooth wireless
technology
Mac Help and search for “Bluetooth.” Or go to the Bluetooth
Support page at www.apple.com/support/bluetooth.
Connecting a printer
Mac Help and search for “printing.”
FireWire and USB connections
Mac Help and search for “FireWire” or “USB.”
Connecting to the Internet
Mac Help and search for “Internet.”
Using a display
Mac Help and search for “display.”
Apple Remote
Mac Help and search for “remote.”
Front Row
Mac Help and search for “Front Row.”
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To learn about
See
Specifications
The Specifications page at www.apple.com/support/specs.
Or open System Profiler, by choosing Apple (K) > About This
Mac from the menu bar and then clicking More Info.
Apple news, free downloads,
and online catalogs of
software and hardware
The Apple site at www.apple.com.
Instructions, technical support,
and manuals for Apple
products
The Apple Support site at www.apple.com/support.
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Boost Your Memory
www.apple.com/store Mac Help       RAM 
Your Mac mini came with at least 2 gigabytes (GB) of memory on a pair of 1 GB
memory modules. You can replace these with a pair of 2 GB or 4 GB memory modules,
for a maximum of 8 GB of memory.
The following pages show you how to install memory modules in your Mac mini.
WARNING: Apple recommends that you have an Apple-certified technician install
memory. To arrange for installation, contact an Apple Authorized Service Provider or
an Apple Store retail location. Damage you cause to your equipment while installing
memory isn’t covered by the limited warranty on your Mac mini.
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Installing Memory
Your Mac mini has two memory slots in which you can install a pair of 1 GB, 2 GB, or
4 GB memory modules, for a maximum of 8 GB of memory. For best performance, don’t
mix sizes; always install two identical memory modules.
Memory modules for your Mac mini must meet the following specifications:
ÂÂ Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Module (SO-DIMM) format
ÂÂ 1066 MHz, PC3-8500, DDR3 compliant (also called DDR3 1066)
ÂÂ Unbuffered and unregistered
You can purchase Apple memory from an Apple Authorized Reseller, the online Apple
Store at www.apple.com/store, or your local Apple Retail Store.
WARNING: Always shut down your Mac mini and remove the power cord before
installing memory. Do not install memory while your Mac mini is plugged in.
Step 1: Turn off your Mac mini.
Choose Apple () > Shut Down.
Step 2: Disconnect all cables.
Disconnect the power cord and all other cables from your Mac mini.
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Step 3: Remove the bottom cover.
Lay your Mac mini upside down on a soft cloth or towel, and then rotate the bottom
cover counterclockwise to the unlocked position.
Unlocked
Press on the cover to pop up the opposite side, and then remove the cover.
Press here
Lift here
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Step 4: Remove the original memory modules.
Gently spread the clips at the ends of the top memory module just enough to let the
free edge pop up.
Retainer
clips
Pull the module out of the slot.
Repeat to remove the second, bottom module.
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Step 5: Install the new modules.
Carefully press the notched edge of the new memory module into the bottom slot
while keeping the opposite edge slightly raised.
Notch
Press down on the raised edge until the clips snap into place.
Repeat to install the top memory module.
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Step 6: Replace the bottom cover.
Replace the bottom cover using the alignment dots to place it in the unlocked position.
Align
the dots
Rotate the cover clockwise to lock it in place.
Locked
WARNING: Don’t connect the power cord or turn on your Mac mini until you replace
the bottom cover. Never operate your Mac mini without the cover in place.
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Step 7: Reconnect the cables.
Reconnect the power cord and any other cables you disconnected.
Step 8: Check the new memory.
Press the power button to turn on your Mac mini.
When you see the Mac OS desktop, choose Apple () > About This Mac and check that
the reported amount of memory is correct.
If the reported memory size isn’t correct, or if your Mac mini repeatedly sounds three
tones, it’s having trouble recognizing a memory modules. If this happens, shut down
your Mac mini, verify the module specifications against the requirements listed on
page 34, and then repeat the memory installation instructions to make sure the modules
are installed correctly. If you still have problems, remove the memory and consult the
support information that came with the memory, or contact the vendor who provided
the memory.
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Problem, Meet Solution
www.apple.com/support Mac Help       help 
Occasionally, you may have problems while working with your Mac mini. Read on
for troubleshooting tips to try when you have a problem. You can also find more
troubleshooting information in Mac Help, or on the Mac mini Service & Support
website at www.apple.com/support/macmini.
If you experience a problem working with your Mac mini, there’s usually a simple and
quick solution. If you encounter a problem, try to make a note of what you did before
the problem occurred. This can help you narrow down the possible causes of the
problem and then find the answers you need. Things to note include:
ÂÂ The applications you were using when the problem occurred. Problems that occur
only with a specific application may indicate that the application is incompatible with
the version of Mac OS X Server installed on your computer.
ÂÂ Any software that you recently installed.
ÂÂ Any new hardware (such as a peripheral) that you connected.
WARNING: Do not attempt to open your Mac mini, except to install memory. If your
Mac mini needs service, see “Learning More, Service, and Support” on page 54 for
information about how to contact an Apple Authorized Service Provider or Apple for
service. Your Mac mini doesn’t have any user-serviceable parts, except the memory.
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Problems That Prevent You from Using Your Mac mini
If your computer won’t respond or the pointer won’t move
ÂÂ Make sure the mouse and keyboard are connected. Unplug and then plug in the
connectors, making sure they’re secure.
ÂÂ If the problem persists, try to force problem applications to quit. On an Apple
keyboard, hold down the Option and Command (x) keys and then press the Esc key.
On other keyboards, hold down the Windows and Alt keys and then press the Esc key.
If a dialog appears, select the frozen application and click Force Quit. Then save your
work in any open applications and restart your Mac mini to be sure the problem is
entirely cleared up.
ÂÂ Press and hold the power (®) button on the back of your Mac mini for five seconds
to shut it down.
ÂÂ Unplug the power cord from your Mac mini. Then plug the power cord back in and
press the power (®) button to turn your Mac mini on.
If the problem reoccurs when you use a particular application, check with the
application’s manufacturer to see if the application is compatible with the version of
Mac OS X Server installed on your Mac mini.
For support and contact information about the software that came with your
computer, go to www.apple.com/guide or to the manufacturer’s website.
If the problem occurs frequently, try reinstalling your system software (see “Reinstalling
Software Using Remote Install Mac OS X” on page 46).
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If your Mac mini freezes during startup or you see a flashing question mark
ÂÂ Wait a few seconds. If your Mac mini doesn’t start up after a delay, shut it down by
pressing and holding the power (®) button for about 5 seconds. Then hold down
the Option key and press the power (®) button again to start up your Mac mini.
Keep holding down the Option key until your Mac mini starts up, then click the arrow
under the icon of the hard disk you want to use as your startup disk.
ÂÂ After your Mac mini starts up, open System Preferences and click Startup Disk.
Select a local Mac OS X Server System folder.
ÂÂ If the problem occurs frequently, you may need to reinstall your system software
(see “Reinstalling Software Using Remote Install Mac OS X” on page 46).
If your Mac mini doesn’t turn on or start up
ÂÂ Make sure the power cord is plugged into your Mac mini and into a functioning
power outlet.
ÂÂ Press the power (®) button and immediately hold down the Command (x), Option,
P, and R keys on an Apple keyboard until you hear the startup sound a second time.
This resets the parameter RAM (PRAM). On other keyboards, press the power (®)
button and immediately hold down the Windows, Alt, P, and R keys.
ÂÂ Unplug the power cord and wait at least 30 seconds. Plug the power cord back in
and press the power (®) button again to start up your Mac mini.
ÂÂ If you still can’t start up your Mac mini, see “Learning More, Service, and Support” on
page 54 for information about contacting Apple for service.
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Reinstalling Software Using Remote Install Mac OS X
If you set up DVD or CD Sharing (see page 16), you can use Remote Install Mac OS X on a
computer with an optical disc drive to do any of the following tasks on your Mac mini:
ÂÂ Reinstall Mac OS X Server and other software that came with your Mac mini
ÂÂ Reset your password
ÂÂ Use Disk Utility to check or repair the Mac mini hard disk
To use Remote Install Mac OS X:
1 Insert the Mac OS X Server Install DVD into the optical disc drive of the other computer.
2 If the other computer is a Mac, open /Applications/Utilities/Remote Install Mac OS X.
(Unless the other Mac already has Mac OS X v10.5.5, you might need to install this
application.) On Windows, choose “Remote Install Mac OS X” from the Install Assistant.
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3 Read the introduction and click Continue.
4 Select the installation disc you want to use, and click Continue.
5 Select a network connection: AirPort, if you ‘re using an AirPort network, or Ethernet, if
you’re using an Ethernet network. Click Continue.
6 Restart your Mac mini and hold down the Option key as it starts up, until you see a list
of available startup disks.
7 Choose a startup disk.
8 Click Continue in Remote Install Mac OS X.
9 If you chose AirPort as your network in step 5, on your Mac mini, choose your AirPort
network from the pop-up list.
If the network is secure, you’re prompted for a password. You can enter a private
network name by choosing the ellipsis (...) and typing the name.
10If you chose AirPort as your network in step 5, when you see the AirPort status icon
indicating signal strength, click Continue in Remote Install Mac OS X.
11 On your Mac mini, click the arrow button beneath the installer icon. When your
Mac mini restarts, you can do any of the following:
ÂÂ Install Mac OS X Server. Follow the onscreen instructions.
ÂÂ Reset your password. If you forgot your password and need to reset it, see “Resetting
Your Password” on page 48.
ÂÂ Run Disk Utility. See “Using Disk Utility” on page 48.
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Resetting Your Password
If you forget your administrator password, you can reset it.
To reset your password, using a partner computer and Remote Install Mac OS X:
1 Follow the procedure for using Remote Install Mac OS X, beginning on page 46.
2 Click Continue in Remote Install Mac OS X.
3 On your Mac mini, select your language, and then choose Utilities > Reset Password
from the menu bar and follow the onscreen instructions. When you finish, quit
Mac OS X Installer.
4 On the other computer, click Quit to exit Remote Install Mac OS X.
Using Disk Utility
When you need to repair, verify, or erase your Mac mini hard disk, use Disk Utility by
sharing the optical disc drive of another computer.
To use Disk Utility from another computer:
1 Follow the procedure for using Remote Install Mac OS X, beginning on page 46.
2 In Remote Install Mac OS X, click Continue.
3 On your Mac mini, select your language, and then choose Utilities > Open Disk Utility
and follow the instructions in the First Aid pane to see if Disk Utility can repair the disk.
When you finish, quit Mac OS X Installer on your Mac mini.
4 On the other computer, click Quit to exit Remote Install Mac OS X.
If using Disk Utility doesn’t help, try reinstalling your computer’s system software. See
“Reinstalling Software Using Remote Install Mac OS X” on page 46.
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Other Problems
If you have a problem with an application
For problems with software from a manufacturer other than Apple, contact the
manufacturer. Software manufacturers often provide updates to their software on
their websites.
You can set your Mac mini to check for and install the latest Apple software
automatically using the Software Update pane of System Preferences. For more
information, choose Help > Mac Help and search for “software update.”
If you have a problem using your Mac mini or working with Mac OS X Server
ÂÂ If the answers to your questions aren’t in this guide, look in Mac Help for instructions
and troubleshooting information. Choose Help > Mac Help.
ÂÂ Check the Apple Support website at www.apple.com/support/macosxserver for the
latest troubleshooting information and software updates.
If your date and time settings get lost repeatedly
ÂÂ You may need to have the internal backup battery replaced. For information about
contacting Apple for service, see “Learning More, Service, and Support” on page 54.
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Using Apple Server Diagnostics
If you suspect a hardware problem, use Apple Server Diagnostics to determine if there’s
a problem with one of the Mac mini components.
To use Apple Server Diagnostics:
1 Disconnect all external devices from your Mac mini, except the keyboard and mouse.
If you have an Ethernet cable connected, disconnect it.
2 Restart your Mac mini while holding down the D key.
3 When the Apple Server Diagnostics chooser screen appears, select the language you
want to use.
4 Press the Return key or click the right arrow button.
5 When the Apple Server Diagnostics main screen appears (after about 45 seconds),
follow the onscreen instructions.
6 If Apple Server Diagnostics detects a problem, it displays an error code. Make a note
of the error code before pursuing support options. If Apple Server Diagnostics doesn’t
detect a hardware failure, the problem may be software-related.
For more information, see the Apple Server Diagnostics documentation on the Admin Tools disc.
Problems with Your Internet Connection
Your Mac mini has the Setup Assistant application to walk you through setting up an
Internet connection. Open System Preferences and click Network. Click the “Assist me”
button to open Network Setup Assistant.
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If you have trouble with your Internet connection, you can try the steps in this section
for your type of connection, or you can use Network Diagnostics.
To use Network Diagnostics:
1 Choose Apple () > System Preferences.
2 Click Network and then click “Assist me.”
3 Click Diagnostics to open Network Diagnostics.
4 Follow the onscreen instructions.
If Network Diagnostics can’t resolve the problem, there may be a problem with the
Internet service provider (ISP) you’re trying to connect to, with an external device
you’re using to connect to your ISP, or with the server you’re trying to access. You can
try the steps in the following sections.
Cable Modem, DSL Modem, and LAN Internet Connections
Make sure all modem cables are firmly plugged in, including the modem power cord,
the cable from the modem to the computer, and the cable from the modem to the wall
jack. Also check the cables and power supplies to any Ethernet hubs or routers.
Turn the modem off and on and reset the modem hardware
Turn off your DSL or cable modem for a few minutes, and then turn it back on. Some
ISPs recommend that you unplug the modem’s power cord. If your modem has a reset
button, you can press it either before or after you turn the power off and on.
Important: Instructions that refer to modems do not apply to LAN users. LAN users
might have hubs, switches, routers, or connection pods that cable and DSL modem users
don’t have. LAN users should contact their network administrator, rather than an ISP.
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PPPoE Connections
If you’re unable to connect to your ISP using PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over
Ethernet), make sure you have entered the correct information in Network preferences.
To enter PPPoE settings:
1 Choose Apple () > System Preferences.
2 Click Network.
3 Click Add (+) at the bottom of the network connection services list, and choose PPPoE
from the Interface pop-up menu.
4 Choose an interface for the PPPoE service from the Ethernet pop-up menu.
5 Choose Ethernet if you’re connecting to a wired network, or AirPort if you’re connecting
to a wireless network.
6 Enter the information you received from your service provider, such as the account
name, password, and PPPoE service name (if your service provider requires it).
7 Click Apply to make the settings active.
Network Connections
Make sure the Ethernet cable is plugged into your Mac mini and into the network.
Check the cables and power supplies to your Ethernet hubs and routers.
If you have two or more computers sharing an Internet connection, make sure your
network is set up properly. You need to know whether your ISP provides only one IP
address or a different IP address for each computer.
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If your ISP provides only one IP address, then you must have a router capable of
sharing the connection, also known as network address translation (NAT) or “IP
masquerading.” For setup information, see the documentation provided with your
router or ask the person who set up your network. You can use an AirPort base station
to share one IP address among multiple computers. For information about using an
AirPort base station, check Mac Help or visit the AirPort Extreme website at
www.apple.com/support/airport.
If you can’t resolve the issue using these steps, contact your ISP or network administrator.
Problems with AirPort Extreme Wireless Communication
If you have trouble using AirPort Extreme wireless communication:
ÂÂ Make sure the computer or network you’re trying to connect to is running and has a
wireless access point.
ÂÂ Make sure you’ve properly configured the software according to the instructions that
came with your base station or access point.
ÂÂ Make sure you’re within antenna range of the other computer or the network’s
access point. Nearby electronic devices or metal structures can interfere with wireless
communication and reduce this range. Repositioning or rotating the computer might
improve reception.
ÂÂ Check the AirPort (Z) status menu in the menu bar. Up to four bars appear,
indicating signal strength. If the signal strength is weak, try changing your location.
ÂÂ See AirPort Help (choose Help > Mac Help, and then choose Library > AirPort Help
from the menu bar). Also see the instructions that came with the wireless device.
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Keeping Your Software Up to Date
You can connect to the Internet and automatically download and install the latest free
versions of software, drivers, and other enhancements from Apple.
When you’re connected to the Internet, Software Update checks to see if any updates
are available for your computer. You can set your Mac mini to check for updates
periodically, and then you can download and install updated software.
To check for updated software:
1 Choose Apple () > System Preferences.
2 Click the Software Update icon and follow the instructions on the screen.
ÂÂ Search for “Software Update” in Mac Help for more information.
ÂÂ Go to www.apple.com/server/macosx for the latest information about Mac OS X Server.
Learning More, Service, and Support
Your Mac mini doesn’t have any user-serviceable parts, except the memory. If you
need service, take your Mac mini to an Apple Authorized Service Provider or contact
Apple for service. You can find more information about your Mac mini through online
resources, onscreen help, System Profiler, or Apple Hardware Test.
If you want a certified technician to install additional memory, contact an Apple
Authorized Service Provider or an Apple Retail Store.
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Online Resources
For online service and support information, go to www.apple.com/support. Choose
your country from the pop-up menu. You can search the AppleCare Knowledge Base,
check for software updates, or get help from Apple’s discussion forums.
Onscreen Help
You can find answers to many of your questions, as well as instructions and
troubleshooting information, in Mac Help. Choose Help > Mac Help.
System Profiler
To get information about your Mac mini, use System Profiler. System Profiler shows
you what hardware and software is installed, the serial number and operating system
version, how much memory is installed, and more. To open System Profiler, choose
Apple () > About This Mac from the menu bar and then click More Info.
AppleCare Service and Support
Your Mac mini comes with 90 days of technical support and one year of hardware
repair warranty coverage at an Apple Store retail location or an Apple-authorized repair
center, such as an Apple Authorized Service Provider (AASP). You can extend your
coverage by purchasing the AppleCare Protection Plan. For information, visit
www.apple.com/support/products or visit the website address for your country
listed in the table.
Apple also offers expert support for Mac OS X Server. Beyond the scope of the
complimentary 90-day support, these products offer assistance with in-depth technical
issues for one full year.
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1
2
Mac OS X Server Software Support delivers consultative telephone and email support
for networking and workflow issues in Mac OS X Server environments, including support
for command-line tools and mixed-platform integration. Mac OS X Server Software
Support also includes all of the features of AppleCare Help Desk Support, described
3
below. Choose from three levels of support—Select, Preferred, or Alliance.
AppleCare Help Desk Support gives you a year of expertise for your internal help
1
2
desk. This product provides priority telephone and email support to two designated
contacts in your organization. Covered products include Apple Remote Desktop, Final Cut Studio, Final Cut Server, Aperture, Logic Studio, Mac OS, and the graphical user interface in Mac OS X Server. You also receive a subscription to AppleCare Help
Desk Tools, a library of Mac OS installation and hardware diagnostic discs that are
updated quarterly.
Telephone numbers and hours of operation may vary and are subject to change; local telephone fees may apply.
Access to web-based resources requires the use of a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply.
3.
Details on support coverage and eligible Apple technologies are described in the Mac OS X Server Software
Support and AppleCare Help Desk Support plans at: www.apple.com/support/products/macosxserver_sw_supt.html
www.apple.com/support/products/helpdesk.html
1.
2.
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If you need assistance, AppleCare telephone support representatives can help you with
installing and opening applications, and basic troubleshooting. Call the support center
number nearest you (the first 90 days are complimentary). Have the purchase date and
your Mac mini serial number ready when you call.
Note: Your 90 days of complimentary telephone support begins on the date of
purchase and telephone fees may apply.
Country
Phone
Website
United States
1-800-275-2273
www.apple.com/support
Australia
(61) 1-300-321-456
www.apple.com/au/support
Canada (English)
(French)
1-800-263-3394
www.apple.com/ca/support
www.apple.com/ca/fr/support
Ireland
(353) 1850 946 191
www.apple.com/ie/support
New Zealand
00800-7666-7666
www.apple.com/nz/support
United Kingdom
(44) 0844 209 0611
www.apple.com/uk/support
Telephone numbers are subject to change, and local and national telephone rates may
apply. A complete list is available on the web:
www.apple.com/support/contact/phone_contacts.html
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Locating Your Product Serial Number
Use any of these methods to find your Mac mini serial number:
ÂÂ Choose Apple () from the menu bar, and choose About This Mac. Click the version
number beneath the words “Mac OS X Server” to cycle through the Mac OS X Server
version number, the build version, and the serial number.
ÂÂ Open System Profiler (in /Applications/Utilities/) and click Hardware.
ÂÂ Look on the bottom of your Mac mini.
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Last, but Not Least
www.apple.com/environment Mac Help       ergonomics 
For your safety and that of your equipment, follow these rules for handling and
cleaning your Mac mini and for working more comfortably. Keep these instructions
handy for reference by you and others.
NOTICE: Incorrect storage or use of your computer may void the manufacturer’s
warranty.
Important Safety Information
WARNING: Failure to follow these safety instructions could result in fire, electric
shock, or other injury or damage.
Proper handling Set up your Mac mini on a stable work surface that allows for
adequate air circulation under and around the computer. Do not operate your
Mac mini on a pillow or other soft material, as the material can block the airflow vents.
Never push objects into the ventilation openings.
Water and wet locations Keep your Mac mini away from sources of liquid, such as
drinks, washbasins, bathtubs, shower stalls, and so on. Protect your Mac mini from
dampness or wet weather, such as rain, snow, and fog.
Power specifications:
ÂÂ Frequency: 50 to 60 Hz
ÂÂ Line Voltage: 100 to 240 V AC
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Hearing damage Permanent hearing loss may occur if earbuds or headphones are
used at high volume. You can adapt over time to a higher volume of sound that may
sound normal but can be damaging to your hearing. If you experience ringing in your
ears or muffled speech, stop listening and have your hearing checked. The louder the
volume, the less time is required before your hearing could be affected. Hearing experts
suggest that to protect your hearing:
ÂÂ Limit the amount of time you use earbuds or headphones at high volume.
ÂÂ Avoid turning up the volume to block out noisy surroundings.
ÂÂ Turn the volume down if you can’t hear people speaking near you.
High-risk activities This computer system is not intended for use in the operation
of nuclear facilities, aircraft navigation or communications systems, air traffic control
systems, or for any other uses where the failure of the computer system could lead to
death, personal injury, or severe environmental damage.
Important: Electrical equipment may be hazardous if misused. Operation of this
product, or similar products, must always be supervised by an adult. Do not allow
children access to the interior of any electrical product and do not permit them to
handle any cables.
WARNING: Never push objects of any kind into this product through the ventilation
openings in the case. Doing so may be dangerous and damage your computer.
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Do Not Make Repairs Yourself
Your Mac mini doesn’t have any user-serviceable parts, except for memory. Do not
attempt to remove or replace any components other than memory modules. If your
Mac mini needs service, consult the service and support information that came with
your Mac mini for information about how to contact an Apple Authorized Service
Provider or Apple for service.
If you try to install or replace any component in your Mac mini other than memory
modules, you risk damaging your equipment, and such damage isn’t covered by the
limited warranty on your Mac mini.
Important Handling Information
NOTICE: Failure to follow these handling instructions could result in damage to your
Mac mini or other property.
Operating environment Operating your Mac mini outside these ranges may affect
performance:
ÂÂ Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
ÂÂ Storage temperature: -40° to 116° F (-40° to 47° C)
ÂÂ Relative humidity: 5% to 95% (noncondensing)
ÂÂ Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet (3048 meters)
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Turning on your Mac mini Never turn on your Mac mini unless all of its internal and
external parts are in place. Operating your Mac mini when parts are missing may be
dangerous and may damage your Mac mini.
Carrying your Mac mini Before you lift or reposition your Mac mini, shut it down and
disconnect all cables and cords connected to it. If you carry your Mac mini in a bag or
briefcase, make sure that there are no loose items (such as paper clips or coins) that
could accidentally get inside the computer through vent openings or get stuck inside
a port.
Using connectors and ports Never force a connector into a port. When connecting a
device, make sure the port is free of debris, that the connector matches the port, and
that you have positioned the connector correctly in relation to the port.
Storing your Mac mini If you are going to store your Mac mini for an extended period
of time, keep it in a cool location (ideally, 71° F or 22° C).
Cleaning your Mac mini When cleaning the outside of your Mac mini, first shut down
and unplug it. Then use a damp, soft, lint-free cloth to clean the computer’s exterior.
Avoid getting moisture in any openings. Do not spray liquid directly on the computer.
Do not use aerosol sprays, solvents, or abrasives that might damage the finish.
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Understanding Ergonomics
Here are some tips for setting up a healthy work environment.
Keyboard
When you use the keyboard, your shoulders should be relaxed. Your upper arm and
forearm should form an approximate right angle, with your wrist and hand in roughly
a straight line.
Change hand positions often to avoid fatigue. Some computer users might develop
discomfort in their hands, wrists, or arms after intensive work without breaks. If you
begin to develop chronic pain or discomfort in your hands, wrists, or arms, consult a
qualified health specialist.
Mouse
Position the mouse at the same height as the keyboard and within a comfortable reach.
Chair
An adjustable chair that provides firm, comfortable support is best. Adjust the height
of the chair so your thighs are horizontal and your feet are flat on the floor. The back of
the chair should support your lower back (lumbar region). Follow the manufacturer’s
instructions for adjusting the backrest to fit your body properly.
You might have to raise your chair so that your forearms and hands are at the proper
angle to the keyboard. If this makes it impossible to rest your feet flat on the floor, use
a footrest with adjustable height and tilt to make up for any gap between the floor and
your feet. Or you can lower the desktop to eliminate the need for a footrest. Another
option is to use a desk with a keyboard tray that’s lower than the regular work surface.
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Display
Arrange the display so that the top of the screen is slightly below eye level when you’re
sitting at the keyboard. The best distance from your eyes to the screen is up to you,
although most people seem to prefer 18 to 28 inches (45 to 70 cm).
Position the display to minimize glare and reflections on the screen from overhead
lights and nearby windows. If possible, use a tiltable display stand. The stand lets you
set the display at the best angle for viewing, helping to reduce or eliminate glare from
lighting sources you can’t move.
Shoulders
relaxed
18–28 in. (45–70 cm)
Forearms and
hands in a
straight line
Top of the screen at or
slightly below eye level
(You may need to adjust
the height of your display
by raising or lowering
your work surface.)
Forearms level
or tilted slightly
Screen positioned to
avoid reflected glare
Lower back
supported
Thighs tilted
slightly
More information about ergonomics is available on the web:
www.apple.com/about/ergonomics
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Clearance under
work surface
Feet flat on the floor
or on a footrest
Apple and the Environment
Apple Inc. recognizes its responsibility to minimize the environmental impact of its
operations and products.
More information is available on the web:
www.apple.com/environment
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Regulatory Compliance Information
FCC Compliance Statement
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is
subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2)
this device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation. See instructions
if interference to radio or television reception is suspected.
L‘utilisation de ce dispositif est autorisée seulement aux
conditions suivantes: (1) il ne doit pas produire de brouillage et (2)
l’utilisateur du dispositif doit étre prêt à accepter tout brouillage
radioélectrique reçu, même si ce brouillage est susceptible de
compromettre le fonctionnement du dispositif.
Radio and Television Interference
This computer equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radiofrequency energy. If it is not installed and used properly—that
is, in strict accordance with Apple’s instructions—it may cause
interference with radio and television reception.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with
the limits for a Class B digital device in accordance with the
specifications in Part 15 of FCC rules. These specifications
are designed to provide reasonable protection against such
interference in a residential installation. However, there is
no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation.
You can determine whether your computer system is causing
interference by turning it off. If the interference stops, it was
probably caused by the computer or one of the peripheral devices.
If your computer system does cause interference to radio or
television reception, try to correct the interference by using one or
more of the following measures:
• Turn the television or radio antenna until the interference stops.
• Move the computer to one side or the other of the television
or radio.
• Move the computer farther away from the television or radio.
• Plug the computer into an outlet that is on a different circuit
from the television or radio. (That is, make certain the computer
and the television or radio are on circuits controlled by different
circuit breakers or fuses.)
If necessary, consult an Apple Authorized Service Provider or
Apple. See the service and support information that came with
your Apple product. Or consult an experienced radio/television
technician for additional suggestions.
Important: Changes or modifications to this product not
authorized by Apple Inc. could void the EMC compliance and
negate your authority to operate the product.
This product has demonstrated EMC compliance under conditions
that included the use of compliant peripheral devices and shielded
cables (including Ethernet network cables) between system
components. It is important that you use compliant peripheral
devices and shielded cables between system components to
reduce the possibility of causing interference to radios, television
sets, and other electronic devices.
Responsible party (contact for FCC matters only):
Apple Inc. Corporate Compliance
1 Infinite Loop, MS 26-A
Cupertino, CA 95014
Location of EMC Number
To view the EMC number for this device, remove the bottom cover
and look next to the memory installation illustrations. For help
removing the cover, see Chapter 3.
Wireless Radio Use
This device is restricted to indoor use when operating in the 5.15 to
5.25 GHz frequency band.
Cet appareil doit être utilisé à l’intérieur.
Exposure to Radio Frequency Energy
The radiated output power of this device is well below the FCC
and EU radio frequency exposure limits. However, this device
should be operated with a minimum distance of at least 20 cm
between its antennas and a person’s body, and the antennas
used with this transmitter must not be colocated or operated in
conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter subject to the
conditions of the FCC Grant.
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FCC Bluetooth Wireless Compliance
Singapore Wireless Certification
The antenna used with this transmitter must not be colocated or
operated in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter
subject to the conditions of the FCC Grant.
Bluetooth Industry Canada Statement
This Class B device meets all requirements of the Canadian
interference-causing equipment regulations. Cet appareil
numérique de la Class B respecte toutes les exigences du
Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada.
Taiwan Wireless Statements
Industry Canada Statement
Complies with the Canadian ICES-003 Class B specifications.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme
NMB-003 du Canada. This device complies with RSS 210 of Industry
Canada.
Bluetooth Europe—EU Declaration of Conformity
This wireless device complies with the R&TTE Directive.
Europe—EU Declaration of Conformity
See www.apple.com/euro/compliance.
Taiwan Class B Statement
Russia
警告
本電池如果更換不正確會有爆炸的危險
請依製造商說明書處理用過之電池
VCCI Class B Statement
Korea Warning Statements
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External USB Modem Information
When connecting your Mac mini to the phone line using an
external USB modem, refer to the telecommunications agency
information in the documentation that came with your modem.
ENERGY STAR® Compliance
As an ENERGY STAR® partner, Apple has determined that standard
configurations of this product meet the ENERGY STAR® guidelines
for energy efficiency. The ENERGY STAR® program is a partnership
with electronic equipment manufacturers to promote energyefficient products. Reducing energy consumption of products
saves money and helps conserve valuable resources.
This computer is shipped with power management enabled with
the computer set to sleep after 10 minutes of user inactivity. To
wake your computer, click the mouse or trackpad button or press
any key on the keyboard.
For more information about ENERGY STAR®, visit:
www.energystar.gov
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Disposal and Recycling Information
Battery Disposal Information
Dispose of batteries according to your local environmental laws
and guidelines.
This symbol indicates that your product must be disposed of
properly according to local laws and regulations. When your
product reaches its end of life, contact Apple or your local
authorities to learn about recycling options.
For information about Apple’s recycling program, go to www.apple.com/environment/recycling.
Brazil—Disposal Information:
California: The coin cell battery in the optional Apple Remote
contains perchlorates. Special handling and disposal may apply.
Refer to: www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate
Deutschland: Dieses Gerät enthält Batterien. Bitte nicht in den
Hausmüll werfen. Entsorgen Sie dieses Gerätes am Ende seines
Lebenszyklus entsprechend der maßgeblichen gesetzlichen
Regelungen.
Nederlands: Gebruikte batterijen kunnen worden ingeleverd bij de
chemokar of in een speciale batterijcontainer voor klein chemisch
afval (kca) worden gedeponeerd.
Taiwan:
Brasil: Informações sobre eliminação e reciclagem
O símbolo indica que este produto e/ou sua bateria não devem
ser descartadas no lixo doméstico. Quando decidir descartar
este produto e/ou sua bateria, faça-o de acordo com as leis e
diretrizes ambientais locais. Para informações sobre o programa de
reciclagem da Apple, pontos de coleta e telefone de informações,
visite www.apple.com/br/environment.
European Union—Disposal Information
The symbol above means that according to local laws and
regulations your product should be disposed of separately from
household waste. When this product reaches its end of life, take
it to a collection point designated by local authorities. Some
collection points accept products for free. The separate collection
and recycling of your product at the time of disposal will help
conserve natural resources and ensure that it is recycled in a
manner that protects human health and the environment.
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Index
A
AirPort base station 53
AirPort Extreme 25, 29
troubleshooting 53
Alt key
Mac equivalent 12
AppleCare 55
Apple Remote 25, 29
Apple Server Diagnostics 50
Apple Wireless Keyboard 12, 25
audio in port 27
audio out port 27
B
battery
internal backup 49
Bluetooth 25
C
cleaning 64
D
Disk Utility 48
display adapters 13
E
environment 67
ergonomics 65
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Ethernet port 27
exhaust vent 9
F
FireWire port 27
H
HDMI port 27
headphone port 27
I
infrared receiver 25
K
keyboard
PC equivalent keys 12
M
Mac Help 28
Mac OS X Server
reinstalling 46
updates 54
using 29
Magic Mouse 25
memory
maximum 34
type to use 34
Mini DisplayPort 27
O
optical digital audio in port 27
optical digital audio out
port 27
P
parameter RAM 45
password
resetting 48
power button 27
power indicator light 25
power port 27
PRAM 45
R
resetting PRAM 45
S
SD cards 28
SD card slot 27
serial number 58
service and support 55
shuting down your computer
forced 44
shutting down your computer
controlled 20
specifications 30
system preferences 29
T
troubleshooting
Airport Extreme 53
can’t start up 45
computer unresponsive 44
date and time lost 49
Disk Utility 48
flashing question mark 45
freeze during startup 45
Internet connection 50
Network Diagnostics 51
pointer won’t move 44
reinstalling software 46
resetting PRAM 45
U
updating software 54
USB ports 27
V
video adapters 13
W
Windows key
Mac equivalent 12
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© 2010 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.
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