Mac OS X is an operating system from Apple Inc. It was the successor to Mac OS 9 and here the 'X' means 10. Mac OS X is based upon the NeXTSTEP and OpenStep OSes developed in the 1980s and 1990s by NeXT Inc., which Apple purchased in 1996.

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OpenVPN: Mac client not connecting to Xubuntu server

(Edit: left out main paragraph, this should fix it) I've been trying to configure a VPN connection between a server running on Xubuntu 14.04, and the client running on Mac OSX Yosemite with no luck. ...
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unmanaged client software update server mac os x uses wrong IP address

Using directions from Apple I successfully have had my Yosemite server serve out software updates to unmanaged clients. The server also serves DHCP and DNS and works correctly in all respects, and ...
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How to find out why Nginx doesn't work on port 80 on mac osx? [closed]

I'm trying to configure nginx to run on port 80 on Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.5. I've already searched and tried a lot of stuff. Here's everything I did... Apache was disable using ~ ❯❯❯ sudo ...
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Mount NFS volume on Ubuntu Linux server from Mac OS X Yosemite client [on hold]

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server (a local VM in my case). How do I mount a directory on the Linux server from a Mac OS X Yosemite client, using NFS?
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built-in php cannot connect to homebrew mysql through localhost on osx mavericks [duplicate]

trying to install wordpress on osx mavericks (with built-in apache+php and homebrew mysql). mysql -u root # connects php -r 'var_dump(mysql_connect("localhost", "root", ""));' # doesn't connect ...
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How to force Vagrant to have a single, bridged, network interface [migrated]

Using vagrant 1.7.2 on OSX (MacBook Pro), Ubuntu 14.04 guests, VirtualBox 4.3.26. Mac is connected to the world via standard WiFi interface. I want the Vagrant boxes to use the bridged network on the ...
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How to free a port on OS X when lsof(1) reports that it is not in use [migrated]

I am a developer working in OS X on Eclipse. A bug I have been working to fix in a web application results in some very strange behavior when resetting an instance of Tomcat, resulting in the ...
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Curl returning error 52 or 56 with REST API call spanning more than 5 minutes

So I have been trying to figure this one out for about a week now. Here is the run down: I use CURL in PHP to pull data from an API. As the response to the API call gets bigger (pulling over 15k ...
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Odd syntax for ssh and bash to run command [migrated]

I'm pretty new to shell/bash scripting and I'm writing a script on OSX to automate some rather tedious efforts. I'm trying to run a portion of my script on a remote host using ssh. There's a common ...
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Force virtual machine to only use VPN connection? [migrated]

Here's what I have: Mac OS X 10.10 - running Virtualbox and acting as an OpenVPN client. This works just fine on the VPN and is intended to be my host machine. There is also WiFi connection on this ...
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Is there a way to know the duration for which the connection is open using lsof?

If not possible with lsof what other way to find the time for which the connection is open on a machine. Please do let me know if you need any other information.
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In the output of ps(1) on OS X-like systems, what do processes listed in parentheses mean, and how do I kill them?

username@yosemite ~ % ps wwwaux | grep java username 48111 0.0 0.0 0 0 ?? ?E 11:54AM 0:00.00 (java) username 91673 0.0 0.0 2432772 508 s006 R+ 3:19PM ...
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Event ID 1340 - DNS registration for DHCPv4 Client & DHCID has been denied (DHCP Name Protection)

Event ID 1340 warnings are consistently being logged on a Server 2012 R2 domain controller in the System log whenever Apple/Mac clients connect to the network. Here's a log example: Log Name: ...
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How can i disable reverse path filter rp_filter in mac

I am following this Ubuntu Linux - two interfaces, same subnet, different vlan - MAC/ARP issues # sysctl -w net.ipv4.conf.eth1/102.rp_filter=0 # sysctl -w net.ipv4.conf.eth1/103.rp_filter=0 But ...
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Bonjour on Mac OS X: Hide Certain Computers in Finder

I was wondering if you could elaborate on if there is any way to configure Bonjour to NEVER show certain computers for the sake of network security. At my work, we're the only department that uses ...
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Why isn't ownership preserved with “rsync -a” on my Mac? [migrated]

I am copying files from an internal disk to an external one attached by USB (both are formatted as Mac OS Extended (Journaled)): root# rsync -avi /Volumes/int_hd/ /Volumes/ext_hd/ All directories ...
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pf (Mac OS X) rule to redirect all traffic to a specific ip/port

I'm trying to recreate this iptables setup (from https://github.com/darkk/redsocks) with pf: iptables -t nat -A REDSOCKS -p tcp -d 10.0.0.0/8 -j REDIRECT --to-ports 12345 iptables -t nat -A OUTPUT -p ...
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How can i use two internet interfaces on osx on mac book pro [closed]

I have macbook and for normal internet i have wifi. Now i have USB etherent which basically uses LAN from company network. Now i have configured Outlook on mac to link to company so that i can ...
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Captive HotSpot, Apple login callback issue

For some days I have been building a Wifi captive hotspot, from scratch. My question concerns Apple. It is working 90%: when I join my Wifi hotspot, the device (iPhone, iPad, Mac) displays a 'fake ...
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NFS share not connecting over ssh tunnel on Mac OsX, it works on all other devices

I've been searching for a while now to try and find a solution but I finally gave up. I have a ubuntu server running an nfs share. I set it up so that you have to connect to it using ssh. which is ...
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OS X 10.10 to StrongSwan VPN

I'm trying to to test a new (in progress) StrongSwan IPSec VPN server by connecting from OS X 10.10. This is very frustrating because the the logs show a series of "success" messages, but then the ...
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svnserve no longer functional after updating to OS X Yosemite

I maintain the computers and write software to control experiments and collect data at the research lab where I work. I run a subversion server (installed with brew) on the OS X machine at my desk. ...
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Cannot recompile PHP on Mac OS X and enable PHP calendar

I compiled PHP 5.6.11. PHP-FPM to be more precise. It works find but I need to enable calendar. So I tried to to do: ./configure --enable-fpm --with-pdo-mysql --with-mcrypt --with-zlib ...
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How to split traffic through two different network adapters based on TCP port in OS X

I have a scenario where we will be using a Mac to stream video content to an RTMP server. This RMTP service provides 2 ingest URLs so that you can upload the same video content twice and have ...
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Inconsistent nmap scan results

I'm working on a program that depends on scanning the local network for all connected devices and getting their MAC address. To do this, I'm running the following command: nmap -sn 10.0.0.* This ...
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Problems installing Homebrew on a new OS X installation (SSL error)

Have a fresh OS X installation here (new VM), and when trying to install Homebrew I just get an SSL error. fatal: unable to access 'https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/': Unknown SSL protocol error ...
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Remote OSX Server does not accept TCP connections from abroad?

Long story short: I am able to connect to the box (which is located in my office) from home. Two different ISP providers. On the contrary, my friend from the US is not able to access it - the ...
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intermittent authentication failure sending SMTP with applemail

I have a client that has issues authenticating sent mail using applemail. When I check the logs I frequently see things of the nature below. IP's changed to xxx and isp anonymized Jun 19 11:07:38 ...
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windows can't run application stored on network drive [closed]

I have a windows desktop PC (windows 10 insider preview, if it matters) I also have a mac on which i've enabled SMB file sharing. I created a test folder, i accessed said folder on my PC, and mounted ...
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redirect IP on osx

On my Mac OS X (10.6.8) I'd like to make all requests for 111.111.111.111 go to 222.222.222.222 for all ports. To test this, I have a webserver at 222.222.222.222:80 which will respond with a page for ...
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Binding a Windows client to Open Directory

Is it possible to bind Windows clients (to be specific Windows 8) to OS X Open Directory? The server is running OS X Yosemite. I have not yet found any resources that give a clear answer about this.
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OpenZFS on OSX filesystem dataset performance issue

tl;dr - My ZFS RAIDZ2 array reads at 7.5+ GB/s and writes at 2.0+ GB/s when I specify a bs=128K or greater with dd. OS X is assuming 1K (as per stat -f %k .) and all my is ~300MB/s; dd gives the same ...
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port 22: connection refused [closed]

I am new to OSX, and I am trying to remotely log onto a computer at my school from home. My friend showed me how to use ssh and I was successfully able to log into the computer while I was working ...
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mac osx ping6 only with sudo?

today I encountered a weird problem on Mac OSX 10.8.5 and IPv6: I tried to ping6 a host that is known to be up and running (I am connected to the host in question through ssh using the same remote ...
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OS X Yosemite Server - Wiki stops working

the last couple of days I have noticed that the Wiki-Server on OS X Server seems to crash. When I call up the wiki's website I get the following message: Caught exception "Connection to DB failed" ...
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OS X management - binding to OpenLDAP server

As my small company starts to realise the need to manage things more efficiently, I've been working on centralising management of our OS X workstations. Our overall environment consists of Linux and ...
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802.1x Login Window profile fails because it “can't prompt for missing properties”

I'm trying to configure a TTLS 802.1x Login Window profile on OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite. The profile has been installed (via MDM) and the login window now shows (above the username/password input boxes) ...
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PEM_read_PrivateKey failed

I'm trying to use ssh to log in to AWS from OSX Mavericks and having a hell of a time. I enter: ssh -i ~/.ssh/filename.pem ec2-user@ec2-xx-x-xxx-xx.compute-1.amazonaws.com -v And I get this, as ...
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What port do I need to use to see the Rabbitmq management plugin via vagrant and docker on Mac OS X

I am on Mac OS X. I run the latest version (as of June 2015) of Vagrant, Docker, Virtualbox, and rabbitmq. I have the following Vagrantfile, and it all starts up well and rabbitmq also starts up well ...
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Enable header module on OS X server

I have been using OS X Server for some time now and find that any attempt I make to manually edit the apache config files is somehow thwarted. I am using server 4.1 on yosemite 10.10.3 (all up to ...
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Forwarding mac osx port 80 to address inside VPN using pfctl

Good morning, I have a mac osx ip -> 192.168.0.128 (Logged on vpn) And a have a webserver inside my vpn, responding on 172.16.4.126:80 I want to access http://192.168.0.128 and see my content from ...
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Command 'getent'

Part 1 Is getent supposed to be an executable? In my zsh setup, I can see getent is actually defined as a function $ which getent getent () { if [[ $2 = <-> ]] then grep ...
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How to stop hidden mac hidden files are showing in other systems? [closed]

If i copy the Images or files from mac to other os systems, it shows the files "._.DS_Store, .DS_Store" in other os systems.How to stop it?
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OSX: EPSON printer fails when controlled by CUPS

I have an application that I developed that controls access to the printer for specific users. I accomplish this using CUPS and the lpadmin commands lpadmin -u allow:"+PRINT_USER_NAME+" -p ...
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Tethered VPN on Macbook fails to connect, but standard VPN over WiFi works [closed]

I have a MacBook using the Cisco client and it works fine except when I use the special Mac/iPad ability to tether over the iPad data connection. For those that are unfamiliar with this, the Mac and ...
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htaccess doesn't work on mac / apache 2.4 [duplicate]

This is what I get in apache error log after reloading the page: [client ::1:54342] AH00124: Request exceeded the limit of 10 internal redirects due to probable configuration error. Use ...
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jenkins security settings on OSX revert on system reboot

I have a headless jenkins box that I have set up in another office. Previously I had installed and used the AD plugin, but something broke and it no longer can authenticate. I have uninstalled and ...
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MAC OS X Server, process keep respawning after unloaded from launchd

I am constantly getting the following messages in system log: com.apple.launchd.peruser.0 (homebrew.mxcl.memcached[PID]) Exited with code : 64 com.apple.launchd.peruser.0 (homebrew.mxcl.memcached) ...
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Case-sensitive Mac image becomes case-insensitive in Vagrant

I used Disk Utility to create a case-insensitive disk-image which I then shared with my Ubuntu/Vagrant instance. It's odd. Even though that filesystem acts case-sensitively in Yosemite it becomes ...
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Mongodb config file option for authentication

I'm trying to start mongodb(3.0.2) with authentication enabled on mac osx 10.10 from the doc. Starting monodb manually with --auth works and starts without any error. I installed mongodb using ...