Apple announced today in a support document that macOS Server will be discontinued effective April 21, 2022. Apple has been phasing out macOS Server for several years now, and the company is finally ready to shut it down permanently.


macOS Server 5.12.2 will be the final version of the app, and macOS Server Services have now been migrated to macOS. Common macOS Server capabilities including cache server, file sharing server, and Time Machine server have been bundled into macOS since macOS High Sierra, so a standalone application is no longer needed.

Existing macOS Server users can continue to download and use the app with macOS Monterey, and Apple has support documents for migrating from Profile Manager to other MDM solutions.

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