Apple is changing its focus on the popular network managing app, macOS Server. The company says that a number of services will be baked into the operating system and will be hidden on new macOS Server installations. However, those who are already using these features will be able to continue to use them after the spring 2018 macOS Server update.
Apple says those who rely on these services should start looking for alternatives.
macOS Server is changing to focus more on management of computers, devices, and storage on your network. As a result, some changes are coming in how Server works. A number of services will be deprecated, and will be hidden on new installations of an update to macOS Server coming in spring 2018. If you’ve already configured one of these services, you’ll still be able to use it in the spring 2018 macOS Server update.
These deprecated services will be removed in a future release of macOS Server, so those depending on them should consider alternatives, including hosted services.
Here’s a list of services that will be deprecated: