Looking to run a small family website or DNS server? Why use an expensive and power-hungry Intel-based server when you can make your Apple TV do the work? Read on to find out how to make your Apple TV 2 function as a web server.
The tutorial comes to us from MacMinivault.com, and requires your AppleTV 2 to be jailbroken (you can jailbreak the Apple TV 2 using Seas0npass). They have even set up a basic website showing what their hack is capable of achieving.
Their Apple TV is running iOS 4.2.2, and uses the jailbreak app lighttpd for the web server functionality. They’ll be recording the CPU usage and analytics to show the traffic that the unit is handling.
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