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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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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Configuring Mac as a Salt Master for a remote minion [on hold]

I am trying to use my Macbook (OSX 10.10) as a 'Salt master' for a set of 10 'Salt minion' VPSs that my project uses for deployment. Side question: Is this how it is normally done - or would you ...
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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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Aggregate syscall time on OSX / strace -c equivalent [closed]

I have been using strace -c on my linux box a lot. It gives me an overall idea, on which system call the program spending too much time, (reading/writing/network connection) Eg: ...
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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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IPSec Connection established but no IP-Traffic going through with OS X client [on hold]

Please leave an explanation in the comments section if you feel like down voting this question so I can fix it. Thank you! I've got a problem that's driving me nuts! I'm at my girlfriend's house here ...
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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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Apache2 not launching properly on Yosemite, competing with existing process [migrated]

I have an apache running in /usr/local/apache2/ on my devbox which is how I like it. I registered its startup with sudo launchctl load /Library/LaunchDaemons/org.apache.apache2.httpd.plist when I ...
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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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Command Run Differently Depending on How Logged In? [migrated]

Is there a way to have one command run differently, depending on the manner in which one is logged into the session launching it? Basically, we have a command that when run, launches vim to display ...
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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 ...
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Compiling Squid Proxy on OS X 10.10 Yosemite [closed]

I'm trying to compile Squid 3.5.4 (I also tried 3.5.2) on OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), and keep getting multiple failures during make that are all LDAP related: basic_ldap_auth.cc:758:9: error: ...
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Poor mouse update rate on Windows RDP Client

I'm using a terminal server for inking on documents in EMR (eCW). When connecting to the same terminal server (2008 R2) the Windows RDP clients have a very slow mouse move update rate. The Mac RDP ...
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Samba logging all Macs on our network to log.workstation

We have a Samba share on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. Per-machine logging is switched on via log.%m. I understand from the Samba documentation that %m is the NetBIOS machine name for the client machine. ...
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OSX 10.6.8 can't find OD users after DNS change [duplicate]

I recently switched out a DNS server, to a more stable one, but now of my mac servers are giving me some trouble. When the network cable is in, I'm getting stuck at the login screen, even when trying ...
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tincd not even trying to connect to server

I am trying to deploy tinc 1.0.24 on my CentOS 7 server and tinc 1.0.25 on my Macbook Air. I currently have a server running on IP 37.157.195.48 and a Macbook Air client running behind NAT. Tincd on ...
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How to divert all OUTBOUND tcp traffic on port 1935 to localhost?

Mac OS X 10.10.3. I'm trying to use rtmpsrv. In order to do that, I have to redirect all outgoing tcp traffic on port 1935 to localhost. I tried: sudo sysctl -w net.inet.ip.forwarding=1 echo 'rdr ...
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Why am I getting a 'fatal: SASL library initialization'

If I turn on smtp_sasl_auth_enable=yes <- yes I get this set of warnings and a fatal for SASL. I can not see why it's also looking for cyrus - which is not compiled in. postfix/smtp[87056]: ...
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serving html remotely from mac os x [closed]

TL;DR: simple HTTP server is accessible locally, but how can I make it available remotely in order to view the served files from another computer on the network? I'm using a zero-configuration ...
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Is it possible to setup an OS X Server using one single DC (example instead of example.com) only?

We've run into numerous problems deploying OS X 10.10 Yosemite Server (4.0.3) in an environment that uses a single DC in their domain. The domain is "company" without any TLD, therefore the server ...
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How to see the java process that is using a port

I have a small Java ServerSocket application that is running on port 4444. I wanted to see the process using that port in my OSX terminal, and my first thought was to do the following: netstat -a | ...