server upgrade

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by etsi, Jul 26, 2012.

  1. macrumors regular

    Oct 23, 2011
    If I upgrade from lion server to mountain lion will delete the server app? Is there a way to upgrade to mountain lion and get rid of anything related to "server os" ?
  2. macrumors regular

    Feb 27, 2011
    SFBA, CA
    When I update I'll let you know. I've read that the current Server App on Lion will not run in Mountain Lion, but it doesn't look like you're forced to purchase the 10.8 Server App. I've bought an extra iTunes card just in case and will return it if I don't need it.

    If you make the jump before me (likely on Sunday) can you inform me what the result was?
  3. macrumors newbie

    Apr 8, 2010
    Santa Fe, NM
    Server upgrade

    I upgraded. The Server App under Lion ends up with a ?. The Server App is included in OSX Server update. Hope that helps.
  4. macrumors newbie


    Jul 6, 2012
    Does it retain your Server Settings

    When you installed ML Server did it retain your old server configuration?

    I'm doing a remote install and don't want to reconfigure everything especially the VPN
  5. macrumors 6502


    Jun 22, 2012
    Is there really anything to gain from such an upgrade?
  6. thread starter macrumors regular

    Oct 23, 2011
    The server app icon remains but you can't run it anymore.

    "You can’t open the application “Server” because it is not supported on this type of Mac."

    Software OS X 10.8 , the server tag gone.
  7. dyn
    macrumors 68000

    Aug 8, 2009
    If you want to admin the Lion Server you need to do that on the Lion Server itself thus requiring you to remote control the machine (via ssh or via vnc/ard or something).

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