Osx server updates free, when bought?

velle

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Thinking about buying osx server, but with High Sierra on the horizon. Is the Updates normally free for osx server, After you have bought it?
 

belvdr

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I had purchased the server app many moons ago when it first came out. It shows as a new purchase for me now, so I'd assume you would need to repurchase it for every major version of macOS.
 
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velle

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I had purchased the server app many moons ago when it first came out. It shows as a new purchase for me now, so I'd assume you would need to repurchase it for every major version of macOS.
Thx, then i better wait
 

Geeky Chimp

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The upgrade from OS X Server 3 (Mavericks) to OS X Server 4 (Yosemite) was a paid upgrade. OS X Server 4 to OS X Server 5 (El Capitan) was free. OS X Server is now renamed to macOS Server and is version 5.3 for Sierra. Based on that I would assume the upgrade will be free for High Sierra.

Hope that helps.
 

chrfr

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Once you have bought server, the upgrades are free.
Unless Apple decides to charge for the upgrade. Post #4 right above yours details how it's worked in the past. We don't know if the High Sierra version of Server will be free or not.
 

velle

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Thx for all the answers :) I'll prolly just wait to be sure :)
 

PilotWoo

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Didn't work that way for me. I bought it when it first became available on the App Store and now it requires a repurchase.
Perhaps you were using a really old version? The last three upgrades have been free for me. I purchased at the Mavericks release and I am now running Sierra. I am running the latest version and have never paid for an upgrade.
  • OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • OS X 10.10: Yosemite
  • OS X 10.11: El Capitan
  • macOS 10.12: Sierra
 
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