Description
Lion Server is the next generation of Apple's award-winning server software. Designed for OS X and iOS devices, Lion Server makes it easy to share files, schedule meetings, synchronize contacts, host your own website, publish wikis, distribute podcasts, remotely access your network, and more.

Mac OS X Server is now a set of applications you can purchase right from the Mac App Store. Anyone can quickly and easily turn a Mac running 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

    Mail Services
  • Standards-based SMTP, IMAP, and POP server
  • Push notifications
  • SSL encryption
  • Adaptive junk mail filtering
  • Virus detection and quarantine
  • Webmail with email rules and vacation messages

    iCal 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

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

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

    iChat Server
  • Secure encrypted instant messaging for your organization
  • Persistent chat rooms
  • Store-and-forward for sending messages to buddies who are offline
  • Server-to-server federation
  • Works with iChat audio and video conferencing

    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
  • Email notifications

    Podcasting
  • Capture audio and video, record onscreen actions, and publish content
  • Publish QuickTime audio and video formats, PDFs, and ePub documents
  • Automatic RSS feed generation
  • Media library and file management using Podcast Publisher

    Virtual Private Network
  • Highly secure remote access for your network services
  • Encrypted VPN connections for Mac, iPad, iPhone, and PC

    Time Machine
  • Provide a backup destination for Mac computers on your network
  • Deliver backup support for OS X Lion and Snow Leopard systems

    Xsan
  • Block-level SAN file sharing with concurrent read/write access
  • Xsan volume hosting and configuration
  • Volume management, storage pools, striping, and volume mapping
  • Real-time monitoring, graphs, and event notifications
  • Metadata controller failover and file system journaling

    Server App
  • Local or remote setup
  • User and groups settings
  • Real-time graphs of server usage and activity

    Some features require an Apple ID and/or compatible Internet access; fees and terms apply.

  • What's New
    The 10.7.4 update is recommended for all servers currently running Lion Server. This update includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, migration and security of your server and improvements of the following services and applications:

    File Sharing
  • defining custom names for file share points
  • using Kerberos authentication
  • emptying trash when using a network mounted home directory
  • using WebDAV with third-party iOS clients
  • copying files and Finder information over SMB
  • general reliability of SMB file services

    Profile Manager
  • enhanced payloads and management settings for iOS and OS X clients
  • reliability of device enrollments after changing server hostname
  • configuring VPN management settings
  • using profiles to join 802.1x networks
  • installing enterprise iOS applications
  • setting iCloud, Spotlight and Media Restrictions for OS X clients

    Web Server
  • improved handling of URL redirects and alias matches

    Mail Server
  • improved reliability of SMTP services
  • prevent overwriting of manually configured greylisted mail servers

    The update also includes specific fixes for:
  • more flexible service data storage
  • reconfiguring DNS settings when changing hostnames
  • editing DNS expirations
  • archival and migration of Open Directory
  • preserving local accounts during upgrades

    For detailed information on this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5168.
    For detailed information on security updates, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222.

  • Server (com.apple.server) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com.

    Default Install Path: /Applications/Server.app

    Minimum OS version: 10.7