Apple Releases OS X Server for Mountain Lion as an App in the Mac App Store

Posted July 25, 2012 at 1:33pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 4868 views

Apple has released OS X Server as an application you can add to Mountain Lion right from the Mac App Store.

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.

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.


File Sharing
• File sharing for Mac, PC, and iPad
• Standards-based AFP, SMB, and WebDAV file services
• Flexible file permissions
• Spotlight searching

Wiki Server
• Point-and-click page editor to change formatting and insert images, movies, and attachments
• Access controls
• Tags and comments
• Revision history
• Document sharing
• Quick Look previews 

Profile Manager
• Configuration and management for OS X and iOS
• Over-the-air enrollment
• Mobile device management 
• Web-based administration console
• Self-service user portal for clearing passcodes, remote lock and wipe

Time Machine
• Provide a backup destination for Mac computers on your network
• Deliver backup support for OS X

Mail Services
• Standards-based SMTP, IMAP, and POP server
• Push notifications
• SSL encryption
• Adaptive junk mail filtering
• Virus detection and quarantine

Calendar Server
• 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
• Push notifications

Contacts Server
• Synchronize contacts with Mac, iPad, and iPhone
• Allow multiple users to access and update contacts
• Standards-based CardDAV server
• Push notifications

Messages 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

Xsan
• 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

Server App
• 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

You can purchase OS X Server from the App Store for $19.99.

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