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Xserve running Mac OS X 10.6.8 has HTTP, SSH & ARD/VNC ports open, yet cannot connect?

The subject says it all. A client I have has a relatively ancient Xserve (2009 model I believe) that is running Mac OS X 10.6.8 Server. We’ve been able to remote into the system without issue in the ...
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How can an iPad be unsupervised, if the configurator Mac which supervised it is lost?

When supervising iPad 4 devices running IOS8 using Apple Configurator. What happens if the Mac running Apple Configurator blows up and the backups are lost? I understand that iPads can only be ...
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Apple OSX with JVM support (or any virtual machine) [duplicate]

Few things I didn't understand on OS X... From 2010 until today... Throughout the internet there were several sources stating that according to Apple's EULA it wasn't legal to run any virtual ...
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Mavericks permission issues with Windows Server deduplicated shares

We have a number of 10.9-10.9.3 - Mavericks - machines installed throughout our facility. Much of the user content is pulled from shares stored on our Windows Server 2012 fileservers with ...
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How to allow Active Directory Users to Adopt OS X Local Home Folder

We have deployed a new Windows Server 2012 Active Directory infrastructure for an environment that previously contained no central mechanism for user authentication. All client computers are Mac OS X ...
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Exchange 365 and Apple Mail Server Relay

i'm using Exchange 365 Cloud Mail Services and a Apple Server 10.9.1 (Mavericks). Now i would like to connect my Apple Servers Postfix to an Exchange SMTP Relay (Get notifications when Wiki is updated ...
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Sync not correct between Exchange 2007 and MacBook Pro

a MacBook Pro is not synchronizing correctly the E-Mails to an Exchange Server 2007. Situation: We are using a SBS2008 with Exchange 2003. Users are connecting from HomeOffice via Outlook Anywhere ...
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Best practice for assigning passwords in a company

I work in a small company and have been spending a lot of time optimizing our network. Our security system is, sadly, abysmal, seeing as no one ever really took care of it. So I'm looking for an ...
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Join an Apple iPod to Active Directory domain [closed]

I created an Active Directory domain on my home server running Windows Server 2012 R2. The domain name uses the ".local" suffix, as in domainname.local. I tried to join my daughter's Apple iPod Touch ...
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Certificate 'not verified' when doing 802.x1 authentication on Apple ios

I've setup a new wifi network including a Freeradius server. Everything works fine except that Apple iOS gives a 'certificate not verified' warning when connecting. When the user accept the ...
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Backup strategy for developer-focused Apple environments?

It's interesting to see the technological split between structured corporate environments and more developer-driven/startup environments. Some of the Microsoft technologies I take for granted (VSS, ...
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Netbooting ALL types of OSes

Is there a service out there that lets you boot all types of OSes? I've been using WDS but so far I've not found a way for it to netboot Apple as well. It's all windows/wim files. Would using ...
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Squid Proxy Ubuntu 13.1 and iOS AppStore

I have a squid proxy set up on my home network and I can't seem to set it up to allow apple AppStore traffic to passthrough. I am running Diladele Web Security on top of squid3.3.8 I have added ...
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Airport Extreme mesh over Ethernet?

I have purchased three Airport Extreme routers. I have a cable modem in one room that currently feeds into our primary router (which I want to replace with an Extreme), which feeds into a switch, ...
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Mac Encryption and Reporting

We have a requirement at my company to support Macs. The machines need to be encrypted and have some sort of way to check in with a management system to verify the encryption status. This can be ...
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What is the best way to deploy OS X apps on company macbooks?

I hope this is the right stackexchange site for my question. My workplace is a 30 person company with majority of workers using macbooks as their workstation. I am wondering what is the proper way ...
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java http service on mac server with Apple server admin

I've written a simple com.sun.net.httpserver.HttpServer program that runs on a non-server mac. When I visit http://localhost:39600/test in a web browser, it gives me the correct response: "Here's my ...
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Apple Mac OS X 10.8.2.4 Magic Triangle Setup

I have the really important part of my magic triangle working - Mac OS X clients that I bind to AD & OD can log in with domain credentials. What isn't working is sharing a folder from the mac ...
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Cisco ASA 5505 and slow download speeds for Apple devices [closed]

For traffic routing through my ASA 5505, downloads for all Apple devices, including AppleTV iPad gen 1 IMac MacBook Pro are very slow. speedof.me show less than 1 Mbps download (where I should ...
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Accessing Active Directory list on Apple Remote Desktop 3

We are working on a project where a software needs to be deployed on a set of Mac clients connected to a Windows Active Directory server. Software will be pushed from a Mac machine using Apple Remote ...
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How Do I Restore a MySQL Database from Time Machine Backup?

I develop locally on a Mac, and my computer completely died yesterday. The hard drive is gone, apparently not recoverable. I have a current backup on Time Machine. So my question is: How exactly do ...
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Command line - query account type (local, network managed, mobile)

How can I query account type information. Things like who and users don't show this. Also tried things like dscacheutil -q user I'd like to know if a users account is a mobile account and I am doing ...
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Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) OS Specific package installation

Faced with the recent Java kerfuffle imposed by Apple's silent updates I am looking for a solution to install .pkg files specific to the OS version. Apple continues to provide Java updates for 10.6, ...
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Power-flickering Apple Cinema Display in Ubuntu 12 [closed]

Web search hasn't turned up anything diagnostic for this. User has a 2008-era 30" Apple Cinema Display with a newer workstation running Ubuntu 12.04. Video card is GeForce GTX 550 Ti. Keyboard and ...
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how to set up a cache proxy server for itunes app store

I want to setup a cache proxy server for apple itunes store to accelerate app downloading in a local lan. Situation: Local internet speed is slow and bandwidth is limited, so it'll take sometime to ...
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Is it possible to prevent a user from installing iOS 6?

We have a number of Apple iOS 5.1.1 corporate-owned, Wifi-only devices with internal applications that aren't ready for iOS 6. Is it possible to prevent a user from upgrading their device to iOS 6? ...
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OS X 10.8: redirecting locally initiated ssh connections to localhost:22

I need to hack the OS X pf to redirect all ssh connections from an user to this machine. I want, when doing $ ssh google.com to get the same results as with $ ssh localhost ie a connection to ...
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I can't move files from one folder to another on a netatalk share

I'm running netatalk v. 2.1.2 on Debian Squeeze. The clients are Mac OS X 10.7 boxes. I have no problems copying files to and from the server, deleting files, creating new files or folders. ...
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Wake on LAN for Microsoft Security Essentials? [closed]

Is it possible to have an iMac (running Windows 7 via BootCamp) to Wake on LAN overnight and run a Microsoft Security Essentials scan?
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Is the US Department of Defense ip address 6.3.6.0 valid? (reported by Apple products)

I've recently seen a lot of this IP address. A geo ip lookup tells me it is US Department of Defense Network in Arizona so why do some routers (here and here) default to this address? The real ...
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2 Computers, same network, different outgoing speeds when uploading to internet?

Update I've tested both machines plugged directly into the modem, DL is 30Mbps, UL is 12Mbps for both machines. IPCop appears to have some issue with the G5. I have 2 work machines in my office, a ...
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APNS : server side configuration

I went through number of guides and StackOverflow topics, but still can not find an answer to my problem. So we moved to a new server and our push notifications stopped working. (I was not managing ...
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How to backup an HFS+ partition using Ubuntu

i need to mount via AFP an HFS+ partition (Mac) and Backup it to an external drive, using Ubuntu. The problem is that in Nautilus i can 'view' the drive using afp:\myserver_ip but when i launch a ...
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does somebody know whether a linux / opensource driver does exist for the apple xserve 3,1 raid controller?

I'm trying to install linux on a apple xserve 3,1 which comes with some strange raid controller that does not get detected by linux. lspci is telling me: 01:00.0 RAID bus controller: Apple Computer ...
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Why does Apple supply their own version of Java? [closed]

If Java can run on any system, why is apple so protective of Java and its updates?
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Apple tower Server internal SATA to external eSATA - good or bad idea? [closed]

I am running out of available ports on an Apple server. I would like to attach 4 external eSATA devices to the currently open internal SATA connections (2 open hard drive bays and 2 SATA allocated for ...
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How do I back up a bunch of OS X machines via TimeMachine without buying a bunch of Time Capsules?

I've got a bunch of OS X laptops and desktops in the office that I'd like to back up using the built-in Time Machine. The first cut at this idea, buying a bunch of Time Capsules, seems like a ...
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How to allow network connection only from Apple App Store

I want to set up a public wireless access point in a booth that I can let anyone download apps from Apple App Store via iPhone/iPod/iPad only. I don't want them to surf the web or anything except ...
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Small fast network with Mac mini server and Promise Pegasus?

I have 7 Mac Pros and iMacs that need to be connected to the same storage. I'm doing non MPI-based numerical modeling so the transfer rates have to be fast but not infiniband fast. I'm considering a ...
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Apple Server - how to exclude a subdomain?

A client has an internal Apple Server setup in their office that manages their domain (let's say it is example.com). I have setup a subdomain of example.com (test.example.com) on Google Apps as I ...
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Apple Lion upgrade failed horribly, Wiki won't start

So another admin here upgraded our OS X Snow Leopard Server to Lion Server and there have been failures across the board of services in general. One of the more serious issues is the failure for the ...
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osx 10.6 dhcp client-id option

Trying to join a osx machine on a dhcp network which forces certain client IDs. Even if I was to modify the client-id via the network properties, the DHCP server is not accepting this request, since ...
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Running iPad Apps without an iPad?

we run a windows network , some vendors we use are releasing apple apps for the ipad with pricing etc. -- the owners of the company want the apps for the associates to have. I am not 100% comfortable ...
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Does Darwin/Quicktime Streaming Server follow symlinks?

I have DSS running quite happily on a Macmini using the default media folder (/Library/QuickTimeStreaming/Movies). However, I want to be able to stream video located in a different directory. I've ...
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Exchange 2003 SMTP SSL and various email clients

This Exchange 2003 server sits behind a firewall with a virtual SMTP server listening on port 465 and attached an SSL certificate from Comodo to the virtual server. However, when trying to send from ...
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Is there an open-source alternative to Apple Open Directory?

On my company's network there are a small collection of iMacs. Currently they use Active Directory. We looked in to Apple Open Directory, but $500 for a copy of OSX Server (not to mention the Apple ...
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Xserve Xeon: 1TB Drive does not show when plugged in

I've got an Xserve and when I plug in a 1TB Western Digital Drive, the drive does not show up in the finder. There is nothing wrong with this drive, and I am at a lose as to why this could be, some ...
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does apple's wiki server support mathematical syntax?

In MediaWiki, tex (or latex) extensions can be integrated (even if to be so hard!) in order to support mathematical syntax. I could not see any information that wiki server can support mathematical ...
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Active Directory and Remote Mac Admin Users

We have multiple users running on Apple Macs in our environment, day to day they are Admins of their local machines. This is done my adding a group to the domain configuration to allow administration. ...
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Small office network, heavy data transfers

I work on a iOS based software house and we recently moved office. We now have 10 iMacs, a couple of time-machines and 15 between iPhones/iPads. The requirements we have are the following: - Wired ...