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How to configure Apple Power Mac to boot headless (without keyboard or monitor)?

I have a couple of Apple Power Mac 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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Using AirPort DHCP relay agent info to assign IP by policy from server 2012

We have recently setup a Windows server 2012 DHCP server, with one scope of 10.0.0.0/16 We have a couple of policies in place to make sure certain ranges are assigned to certain devices, e.g. Thin ...
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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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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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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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What to do With Power PC Mac Systems

I have a customer - a small business where IT is a cost center, not a profit driver - with six high-end PowerPC machines (dual-CPU Power Mac G5, 2G RAM, the works...). These machines will shortly be ...
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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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Setting up a VLAN with an AirPort and a WRT300N [on hold]

I have a cable modem (no router), a Linksys WRT300N running DD-WRT, and an AirPort Time Capsule 802.11ac. I would like to set up a number of VLANs with different levels of restriction of ...
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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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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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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 -> ...
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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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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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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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Airport Extreme roaming setup

We've got three Apple AirPort extremes and want to setup them as a roaming wlan network on my company. My question is what's the correct setup for this? All three AP:s is supposed to create the same ...
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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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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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AirPort Extreme - LAN ports active in range-extender mode?

I've got a 5th gen Airport Extreme (MD031LL/A) working well in the back room. If I install a 2nd in the front room as a repeater/extender, will the front room LAN ports be active and participate in ...
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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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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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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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Port forward (NAT) based on domain/URL

I currently have my Time Capsule to forward all inbound requests on port 80 to my Mac Mini which runs a web server with its local ip address of 192.168.1.8. I also have DNS set up so that if I go to ...
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How do I send hostname info to Airport DNS from Linux? [closed]

My router is an Airport Extreme. I can easily ssh to other OS X machines via hostname.local (example1.local, exmaple2.local, etc) once it is set in in the preferences. But despite the fact that my ...
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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? [closed]

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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Airport Express as extender, can I use RJ45 to connect device to it? [closed]

So, my situation is as follows. I have a network printer without wi-fi support. I have an Airport Express set up as a wifi extender (i.e. it just hangs in the power socket, repeating my wi-fi network, ...
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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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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.