OS X Server is the next generation of Apple's award winning server software. Designed for OS X and iOS devices, OS X Server makes it easy to share files, schedule meetings, synchronize contacts, host your own website, publish wikis, configure Macs, iPhones and iPads, remotely access your network, and more.File sharing for Mac, PC, and iPad
Server is now an application you can add to Mountain Lion right from the Mac App Store. Anyone can quickly and easily turn a Mac running Mountain Lion into a server that's perfect for home offices, businesses, schools, and hobbyists alike.
Standards-based AFP, SMB, and WebDAV file services
Flexible file permissions
Point-and-click page editor to change formatting and insert images, movies, and attachments
Tags and comments
Quick Look previews
Configuration and management for OS X and iOS
Mobile device management
Web-based administration console
Self-service user portal for clearing passcodes, remote lock and wipe
Speed up the download of software distributed by Apple through the Mac App Store
No client configuration required
Up to 750 simultaneous connections
Provide a backup destination for Mac computers on your network
Deliver backup support for OS X
Monitoring of which computers have backed up, when they last backed up and size of backup
Receive push alerts and email notifications when Time Machine backups are out of date
Standards-based SMTP, IMAP, and POP server
Adaptive junk mail filtering
Virus detection and quarantine
Share calendars, schedule meetings and events, and book conference rooms
Standards-based CalDAV server for access from Mac, iPad, iPhone, and PC
View availability with free/busy lookups
Email invitations and notifications
Synchronize contacts with Mac, iPad, and iPhone
Allow multiple users to access and update contacts
Standards-based CardDAV server
Secure encrypted instant messaging for your organization
Persistent chat rooms
Store-and-forward for sending messages to buddies who are offline
Virtual Private Network
Highly secure remote access for your network services
Encrypted VPN connections for Mac, iPad, iPhone, and PC
Block-level SAN file sharing with concurrent read/write access
Xsan volume hosting and configuration
Volume management, storage pools, stripping, and volume mapping
Real-time monitoring, graphs, and event notifications
Metadata controller failover and file system journaling
Local or remote setup
Users and groups settings
View real-time graphs of server usage and activity
Other great OS X Server features
NetInstall to automate OS X installations and upgrades across your network
Web server for hosting multiple websites
Software Update Server automatically downloads Mac software updates and cache them locally
Some features require an Apple ID and/or compatible Internet access; additional fees and terms apply. Some features are not available in all countries.
Caching Server to speed up download of software distributed by Apple through the Mac App Store.
Time Machine service monitoring of which computers have backed up, when they last backed up and size of backup.
Wiki Server support for MacBook Pro with Retina displays.
Fix for deleting apps uploaded to Profile Manager.
Ability to use Active Directory groups within Profile Manager.
Centralized Certificate management interface.
Fix for setup failures due to an SSL error.
Fixes for upgrading from Lion Server.
For information on the security content of this update, please visit: support.apple.com/kb/HT1222
Server (com.apple.server.v2) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com.
The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is Server 169. The most popular version of this application used by our users is Server 166.
Operating System: Mac
Default Install Path: /Applications/Server.app
Minimum OS version: 10.8.2