General Requirements

  • Mac computer running OS X Mavericks
  • 2GB of memory
  • 10GB of available disk space; some features require additional disk space.
  • Some features require an Apple ID; terms apply.
  • Some features require compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply.
  • Some features require program enrolment.
  • Some features are not available in all countries.

What’s Included in OS X Server


  • Server app
  • Xsan Admin


  • Caching
  • Calendar
  • Contacts
  • File Sharing
  • Mail
  • Messages
  • Profile Manager
  • Time Machine
  • VPN
  • Websites
  • Wiki
  • Xcode

Advanced Services

  • DHCP
  • DNS
  • FTP
  • NetInstall
  • Open Directory
  • Software Update
  • Xsan


  • English
  • Japanese
  • French
  • German
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Dutch
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • Traditional Chinese

How to Get OS X Server

Upgrading your Mac

To upgrade your Mac to OS X Server, download OS X Mavericks and OS X Server from the Mac App Store.
Learn more

Maintenance Programme

If you purchased the Apple Maintenance Programme for OS X Server, you won’t need to do anything. A copy of OS X Server will be delivered to you automatically.


Product Overview

Advanced Administrative Guides

Read the documentation for previous versions of Mac OS X Server


Apple offers a full range of training programmes on OS X Server and other key Apple applications and technologies.

Learn It with Apple Training

Unleash the technical guru in you. Learn everything you need to master OS X Server and related technologies. Our expert Apple Certified Trainers teach the Apple-approved curriculum and complement it with their industry knowledge and real-world experience. Learn more

Prove It with Apple Certification

Differentiate yourself and your business. Demonstrate your depth of knowledge of Apple technology, and make OS X certification part of your career path. Learn more

Certified Trainer

Apple Authorised Training Centres

Apple’s comprehensive curriculum is delivered via a worldwide network of Apple Authorised Training Centres (AATCs) by Apple Certified Trainers. Many AATCs also offer training at the customer’s site. Learn more