I installed the Server.app from the App Store to use the bundeled postgres DB:

sudo serveradmin start postgres

Then I found out, that the commandline tool "serveradmin" (and others) have not been installed as implied by other postings.

Was this a change by Apple, or did I miss something?

  • Commandline tools should be installed by default on OS X server. You can always install them manually by running xcode-select --install in the Terminal. – CousinCocaine Jul 15 '14 at 9:40

I found the path. The path to the server tools is:


I think I was too impatient and did not wait for locate.updatedb to complete.

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