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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Proper procedure for replacing failing drive in Xserve RAID RAID5 set w/hot spare?

I've got a five-drive RAID-5 set (with a sixth hot spare) in an Xserve RAID running the 1.5/1.50f firmware. One of the drives in the RAID-5 set has an amber/orange status light on and has been getting ...
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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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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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Getting started with Darwin Streaming Server

Has somebody a good guide for getting started using Darwin Streaming Server and Darwin Proxy Server? I've searched in the Internet with no success.
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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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Mount hybrid ISO (ISO 9660/HFS+) under Linux

I am trying to mount a HFS+ partition in hybrid .dmg file to a local folder. I found a HFS+ superblock in it (as per instructions in here) and tried to associate it with /dev/loop0 and then mount: ...
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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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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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How to hack airport extreme to support USB 3G modem?

Has anyone out there ever tried to hack the Airport Extreme, specifically with regard to the USB port? There are many cellular routers available that provide WiFi sharing of a USB modem link. However, ...
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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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resize partition hfs ntfs

Is there any tool available to grow a primary NTFS partition at the expense of an adjacent HFS partition ? (like in the image: http://i.stack.imgur.com/9kRXf.png Thank you
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Unable to connect to Windows VPN from iPad

I have a 16 GB iPad wifi I can't get to connect to VPN. The error I get is: "A connection could not be established to the PP server. Try reconnecting. If the problem continues, verify your settings ...
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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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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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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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Using Apple with RDP to connect to Windows 2008, @ doesnt work

When connecting to Windows 2008 r2 server from Apple mac book air or any other mac I can't get @ to work. It works locally on the mac but not on the RDP connection.
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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 to configure Apple Powermac to boot headless (sans keyboard/monitor)?

I have a couple of Apple Powermac G5 machines that I have deployed as servers: they're running GNU+Linux, connected to the world only via an ethernet cable. When I need to restart these machines, ...
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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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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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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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What advantages does an airport extreme exactly bring?

I'm about to invest in an Airport Extreme for my company network, just as a little "boost". I have two internet lines, and I'd like to use one for all the wired network, servers and most of the ...
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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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iPad connections to Cisco VPN error — “Enter your user authentication”

Is anyone else having problems with the iPad IPSec (Cisco) VPN configuration? I've configured a Cisco VPN connection to a PIX 501 firewall on a 32GB Wifi Apple iPad. This is done in Settings -> ...