Moving Away from macOS Server

Apple has previously announced their migration away from many of the services we’ve come to know and love with macOS Server. Luckily, there are plenty of alternatives for each, some easy and some more difficult.

The fine crew at have assembled a service-by-service guide for moving away from macOS server:

And then there are tons of all-in-one small business servers solutions, including Buffalo, Qnap, NetGear’s ReadyNAS, Thecus, LaCie, Seagate BlackArmor, and Synology. Because I happen to have a Synology, let’s look at setting up the same services we had in macOS Server, but on a cheaper Synology appliance: