OS X Server 10.5 compatibility with El Capitan

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by CValk, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. CValk macrumors newbie

    CValk

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    #1
    I have an old Powermac G5 I was thinking of turning into a server for my classroom. Before I go too far into it, will El Capitan be able to work peacefully with OS X Leopard Server? I have looked over the posts and I haven't seen anything but I may have missed one.

    Thanks in Advance!
     
  2. DJLC, Apr 20, 2016
    Last edited: Apr 20, 2016

    DJLC macrumors 6502a

    DJLC

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    I'm thinking it would allow authentication with OpenDirectory, but I don't think it'd be able to do much else with ElCap clients. Any web-based services would work, but managed preferences with Workgroup Manager are deprecated in ElCap (since 10.8 I think actually) and I'm not sure if it'd be able to host a NetBoot set with ElCap.

    If you just want centralized logins with perhaps Home folders stored on the server, I think you can probably get that working at least.
     

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