New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Operating System General OS operation information and support

OSX server 10.5.8 to OSX snow leopard


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
dwatrous

 
Member Since: Apr 13, 2010
Posts: 1
dwatrous is on a distinguished road

dwatrous is offline
Hi,

I got a Mac server from someone and it currently has an unlimited server osx version of the operating system. It's 10.5.8. One reason I got the mac was to test and develop iphone apps, but after downloading the SDK it informs me that I need OSX 10.6.3 and to upgrade.

My question is this? can I purchase the $29 upgrade disk for OSX snow leopard and upgrade my server? The unlimited server doesn't have an upgrade and so it costs $499.

Thanks in advance
QUOTE Thanks
McYukon

 
McYukon's Avatar
 
Member Since: May 14, 2009
Location: Near Whitehorse, Yukon
Posts: 2,053
McYukon is a splendid one to beholdMcYukon is a splendid one to beholdMcYukon is a splendid one to beholdMcYukon is a splendid one to beholdMcYukon is a splendid one to beholdMcYukon is a splendid one to beholdMcYukon is a splendid one to beholdMcYukon is a splendid one to behold
Mac Specs: 2012 MBP i7 2.7 GHz 15" Matte - 16 GB RAM - 120 GB Intel SSD - 500 GB DataDoubler Mac OS 10.9

McYukon is offline
No, using just the Snow Leopard disk will not update your server version to Snow Leopard Server, you will have to buy the Unlimited Server upgrade.
Snow Leopard doesn't have all the applications for server administration and all the other things that come with Snow Leopard Server so it can't update them.
I believe that you could just buy the normal Snow Leopard disk and replace the server version on your mac if you don't need it and just want the normal Snow Leopard version.

Use the reputation system if a post helps you!
Mac Forums IRC Channel - Help build it by hanging out with us
The next sentence is true. The previous sentence is false.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Mail Embedding image attachments | Mail 4.2 recibe but doesn't send »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Cant get OSX snow leopard instal disc to eject BigMac2beefpaty OS X - Operating System 8 04-09-2010 06:45 PM
Can a Mac OSX Leopard using windows server? kamigawa Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 4 03-10-2010 05:42 AM
Configuring Multiple Web Sites with single IP on web server running Snow Leopard Runner NYC Web Design and Hosting 3 03-09-2010 11:18 AM
Snow Leopard upgrade help, migration assistant, etc. rcherny OS X - Operating System 4 12-30-2009 09:52 AM
OSX 6 Snow leopard ptw007 OS X - Operating System 2 09-22-2009 09:06 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:51 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?