Can you run normal Mac apps on OS X Server?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by DdeWit, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. DdeWit macrumors newbie

    Dec 23, 2008
    For a particular workgroup setup, it would be useful if an iMac, on which we would install OS X server, could also run fi. Keynote.

    Is that possible?

    The pre-sales guy at Apple said it couldn't, but that seems odd to me, cause the core system is very my alike and many services are the same.

    Since there's no trial version, I can't check it out myself.

    Please let me know if this is possible.
  2. mheidt macrumors member

    Jun 7, 2005
    It is not recommended to let user work an a server.

    Imagine, you have shares defined, which will be opened on login.
    When you log into the server, where the shares are, the server will tell you, that he cannot do that, as they are local.

    Therefore in theory it might work, startup and everything.

    But I wouldn't let non-admins on the machine.

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