I have "Preview 1" installed and i've successfully tested it with Active Directory as a mobile account on a laptop as well as Open Directory with group Manager.
Active Directory - worked great. Bound the computer and logged in with an AD account and mounted my network share. Everything seems to be running smooth.
Open Directory - Bound it to OS X 10.7.3 Open Directory Server and worked great. Anything I adjust so far takes effect on the new 10.8 client.
iMessges - works great as well. As the OS is linked to my iCloud account I was able to iMessage anyone on my phone from iMessages on the laptop by using a persons mobile phone number of email address.
So far I'm impressed!.
Last edited by Carter; 16th February 2012 at 09:17 PM.
will have to see if i can get an apple dev subscription from ICT budget next year and get hold of a copy of it!
I've been testing a few apps on it and have been able to crash a number running Adobe Air, MS Excel and Word (no issue with powerpoint, even opening a 1.2GB file .... don't ask!) and I am now starting on other tools. Not put iWorks on yet ... still just making a list of my regular apps to tick them off as I check them.
I am running it on a VM under Parallels Desktop 7 Build 7.0.15054 with 1 core, 2 gig of RAM and 64 meg assigned graphics. I'll adjust as needed further on.
With it being a dev preview it is always a bit difficult to compare speeds to a released OS. On my VM I don't find in any slower than Lion ... which seems to hint at good things ... but between now and release all sorts of things can change to affect it.
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