Mac OS X Server 10.5 Leopard

The Mac OS X Server 10.5 Leopard is an operating system that was designed, developed, and sold by Apple from 2007 to 2009 alongside Apple’s server computers. The system has been released on October 26, 2007, and was available for $499 (10 Clients) or $999 (Unlimited Clients).

This software gets the last update (10.5.8) on August 31, 2009, and later has been replaced by a newer version of Mac OS X Server 10.6 Snow Leopard.

Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard introduced over 300 features and improvements such as a significantly revised desktop, with a redesigned DockStacks, a semitransparent menu bar, and an updated Finder that incorporates the Cover Flow visual navigation interface first seen in iTunes.

Other notable features include support for writing 64-bit graphical user interface applications, an automated backup utility called Time Machine, support for Spotlight searches across multiple machines, and many more.

Leopard Server includes as well FreeRADIUS for network authentication. It ships with support for wireless access stations, however, can be modified into a fully functioning FreeRADIUS server, and for the first time support for Ruby on Rails, the server-side Web application framework.

Today Mac OS X Server 10.5 Leopard is 15 years old!

Mac OS X Server 10.5 Leopard
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Mac OS X Server 10.5 Leopard General Information

ReleasedOctober 26, 2007
Original Price$499 (10 Clients)
(Unlimited Clients)
System RequirementsIntel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (867 MHz or faster) processor
1 GB of RAM
20 GB of hard disk space
Order NumberM9769Z/A (10 Clients)
MA613Z/A (10 Clients)
M9768Z/A (Unlimited Clients)
MA612Z/A (Unlimited Clients)
MA614Z/A (License Upgrade)


VersionsBuildRelease Date
Mac OS X Server 10.59A581October 26, 2007
Mac OS X Server 10.5.19B18November 15, 2007
Mac OS X Server 10.5.29C31February 11, 2008
Mac OS X Server 10.5.39D34May 28, 2008
Mac OS X Server 10.5.49E17June 30, 2008
Mac OS X Server 10.5.59F33September 15, 2008
Mac OS X Server 10.5.69G55December 15, 2008
Mac OS X Server 10.5.79J61May 12, 2009
Mac OS X Server 10.5.89L30August 5, 2009
Mac OS X Server 10.5.8 v1.19L34August 31, 2009

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