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How To Obtain/Download OS X Server 5

Article ID = 145
Article Title = How To Obtain/Download OS X Server 5
Article Author(s) = Graham Needham (BH)
Article Created On = 17th September 2015
Article Last Updated = 27th September 2017
Article URL = http://www.macstrategy.com/article.php?145

Article Brief Description:
Details of how to obtain/download OS X Server 5

How To Obtain/Purchase OS X Server 5

OS X Server 5 was replaced with macOS Server 5.2 on the 20th September 2016. However, you can still purchase/download it from the Mac App Store:

From The Mac App Store - If You Already Have OS X 10.11

  1. To be safe:
    • Restart your computer.
    • Quit all running applications.
    • Disconnect all external devices except for monitor, keyboard, mouse and required storage volumes.
    • Eject all optical discs.
    • Unmount all servers.
  2. Make sure you are connected to the internet by using a web browser to go to Apple.
  3. Go to macOS Server 5.x on the Mac App Store Buy it now on the Mac App Store.
  4. This should open the Mac App Store application (if it doesn't click the "View in Mac App Store" button).
  5. In the Mac App Store application click the "Buy", "Get", "Download" or "Install" button.
  6. Enter your Apple ID and password if you are not already signed in to the Mac App Store.
  7. The Mac App Store will warn you that the current version requires a later version of macOS but you can download an older version that is compatible with OS X 10.11 (OS X Server 5) - click "Download".
  8. The OS X Server 5 software should start to download (an icon will appear in your Dock with a progress bar).
  9. When the OS X Server 5 application has downloaded it will automatically launch and ask you to continue.
  10. Do not click Continue yet.
  11. Quit the OS X Server 5 installer application (yes, quit it).
  12. Go to Macintosh HD > Applications and make a copy of/backup the "Server" item e.g. zip it and/or copy it to another disk or a DVD-R
  13. Go to Macintosh HD > Applications and open "Server".
  14. Click Continue, agree to the EULA and then click Continue to download and install the rest of the Server software and finish the configuration.
  15. Follow the on screen instructions.
  16. Once OS X Server 5 has installed you should go to Apple menu > App Store… > click the "Updates" icon in the top right and update all other Apple software (An Apple ID may be required for some updates).

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