Mac OS X Server 10.7 Lion Release Details

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

The Mac OS X Server 10.7 Lion is an operating system designed, developed, and sold by Apple from 2011 to 2012 alongside Apple’s personal computers. The system was released on July 20, 2011, and was available for $49.99 or was preinstalled on currently sold computers.

This Mac OS X Server includes new versions of iCal Server, Wiki Server, and Mail Server. More significantly, Lion Server can be used for iOS mobile device management and comes with unlimited client licenses as did Mac OS X Server Snow Leopard.

Starting with Server 10.7 Lion PostgreSQL replaces MySQL as the database provided with Mac OS X Server, coinciding with Oracle Corporation’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems and Oracle’s subsequent attempts to tighten MySQL’s licensing restrictions and to exert influence on MySQL’s previously open and independent development model.

Mac OS X Lion introduced as well FaceTime, AirDrop, Emoji support, Mail 5, Adress Book, Address space layout randomization, Apple Push Notification Service, Auto Save, Auto-Correction, Exposé in Dock, FileVault, Finder improvements, Font Book 3, Full-screen apps, iCal and iChat updates, Launchpad, Multi-touch gestures from iOS, and many more.

This software got the last update (10.7.5) on October 4, 2012. Today Mac OS X Server 10.7 Lion is 12 years old!

Mac OS X Server 10.7 Lion Details

ReleasedJuly 20, 2011 – 12 years ago
Last Software UpdateOctober 4, 2012 – 11 years ago
Time of Support14 months (1 year)
Original Price$49.99
System RequirementsMac with Intel Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, or Xeon processor
7 GB of hard disk space
Mac OS X 10.7 or later
DistributionMac App Store

Versions of the Mac OS X Server Lion

VersionsBuildRelease Date
Mac OS X Server 10.711A511July 20, 2011July 20, 2011 – 12 years ago
Mac OS X Server 10.7.111B26August 16, 2011 – 12 years ago
Mac OS X Server 10.7.211C74October 12, 2011 – 12 years ago
Mac OS X Server 10.7.311D50February 1, 2012 – 12 years ago
Mac OS X Server 10.7.411E53May 9, 2012 – 12 years ago
Mac OS X Server 10.7.511G56September 19, 2012 – 11 years ago
Mac OS X Server 10.7.5 Supplemental Update11G63October 4, 2012 – 11 years ago

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