“Small Business Server 2011 Essentials”, “Windows Home Server 2011” or “Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials”.
Mac OS x10.8 (Mountain Lion) is supported by client connector for the above 3 products. However, there are
several compatibility issues reported. While we are actively working on further resolutions, we recommend following steps to workaround these issues.
After downloading the connector, double clicking the connector for mac, you will get an error dialog, indicating that the application is not from an identified developer.
This is caused by the Gatekeeper, a new feature of Mountain Lion, that requires applications to be signed by identified developers.
Navigate to Application folder
Show Package Contents of Windows Server Launchpad
Navigate to info.plist
Modify the info.plist permission to grant current user write permission
Find ServerInfoDefaultHTTPPort and change its default value from 80 to 65510
Modify the info.plist permission back to its default setting.
For Mac client version lower than OS X 10.7 (Lion), you can configure the Mac time machine using Mac UI, and backup to a SMB share on the server. The Launchpad will display the time machine status.