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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Mac Host and VMware Fusion Bridged Networking Guest with Incorrect DHCP Client Identifier

System Info: I have four Apple Mac OS X Client host systems (running Yosemite, 10.10.2) bound to an Active Directory domain utilizing a Windows 2012r2 DHCP Server via ethernet - most cabled, one wifi. ...
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reset usb webcam os x [on hold]

Is it possible to reset a USB connection at the command line (or if necessary in software) in OS X? I am streaming from multiple webcams for prolonged periods on a Mac Mini, and OS X occasionally ...
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How can one redirect to a new host all traffic destined for an old host?

We're moving a bunch of services, say from 1.2.3.4 to 5.6.7.8. In order to test that the new services are correctly configured, we'd like to redirect (to the new host) all traffic destined for the ...
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How do I make a computer lab? [closed]

I realize the absurdity of the question. A local art center wants to offer classes that use computers. They happen to have near 20 IMacs hanging around that the high-school has given them. The room ...
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How to correct malfunctioning Terminal in Mac [migrated]

Terminal commands like ls, sudo, cp, mv, rm are not recognised in my Mac terminal. I face this problem after I edited the .bash_profile file. (I installed Tomcat and added PATH and CATALINA_HOME ...
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OS X 10.9 NFSv4 mount option fails with “Program version wrong” [migrated]

I'm trying to mount an NFSv4 export in OS X 10.9 from localhost. man mount_nfs suggests that mount -t nfs -o nfsvers=4 127.0.0.1:/export/path mnt/pnt should do the trick but then exits with code 75 ...
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How to use TOR browser as socks proxy for other devices on my LAN [migrated]

I have installed the TOR browser on my mac and configured the networking to use port: 9150 so browsing using Safari etc uses TOR and I can test that using the test at: https://check.torproject.org/ ...
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Setting up ImageMagick + Imagick for PHP for use with AMPPS on Mac OSX 10.9.5 [closed]

I have been searching the internet for hours and I am pulling my hair out. I cannot for the life of me work out why I cannot configure Imagick for use by PHP within my local AMPPS development ...
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How can I quickly find the 20 most recently modified files on Mac OS X? [migrated]

Of course it's possible to take the output of find . -type f | xargs ls -l and pipe it to a Python script that would sort the lines and output the top 20, but I'd like something faster than that.
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Rewriting the IP packet on tunnel interface in MAC OS [migrated]

I am trying to rewrite the destination address (to 127.0.0.1) of an IP packet received from a tun interface on MAC Yosemite. Will the kernel route the packet again to loopback interface or will it ...
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Changing default encryption for OS X IPSec Client

We have two MacBooks -- one with Yosemite (10.10.2) and one with OS X Lion. IPSec to the office works from one but not from the other and the root cause seems to be that Yosemite uses AES as the ...
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aws VPC private subnet instance 'Permission denied (publickey).' - ssh from osx [migrated]

I'm connecting to an AWS ec2 instance in a VPC private subnet via a NAT instance and getting the error: Permission denied (publickey) This is happened after I have connected to the NAT and am ...
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How do I get disabling SMTP plaintext authentication to stick on OS X 10.10 Yosemite's Server.app

I've got an SMTP relay server that I recently replaced with OS X 10.10 Yosemite running Server.app. It is running as an SMTP-only relay allowing only hosts from the LAN to relay out through it. We do ...
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Mount samba share as a slice under a 'physical disk' on Mac OS X [migrated]

I know this is not the best way to do this. I've mounted the samba shared NAS in /Volumes and I can access it just fine. However, I am using a software tool that I need to recognize it as a writable ...
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OSX connecting to Windows Server 2012 R2 (SMB) for file sharing unable to search

When users on OSX 10.10 connect to a remote server (SRV02) fileshare via SMB, they are unable to search the file share... when they do, it just hangs (pinwheel of death). There are several users on ...
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getting mongodb running locally on OSX Yosemite [closed]

I've installed mongodb using homebrew, but mongod will not run. I'm getting this error: 2015-03-09T14:47:22.418+0000 I CONTROL [initandlisten] MongoDB starting : pid=10510 port=27017 ...
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How to find database connection information for Oracle on VirtualBox?

I am attempting to run an Oracle database on a Mac OS X system. To do so, I have followed the following guide: ...
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Can I store OS X resource forks in a Samba share anywhere *else* than in dotbar files?

OS X resource forks are alternate streams of data attached to regular files. They may contain the file's custom icon, colored label, keywords, or any other metadata set by the user or by applications. ...
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Telnet from Unix to Windows [closed]

I'm trying to telnet from a Unix (specifically, Mac OS X) laptop into a server running Windows Server 2008 R2, but am experiencing some issues. The connection is made successfully, but I can't ...
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Vagrant virtual machine automatically halting when laptop is put to sleep [migrated]

I'm using a vagrant box (running in VirtualBox) I got from a third party and it always automatically shuts down when I put my MacBook Pro to sleep. When I wake up my laptop I need to run vagrant up to ...
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new OSX server leeches on my old one

This was unexpected! I set up a brand new Mini with OS X server today and I was expecting a lovely clean experience but lo and behold it sucked in all my current OD from my old server! How can I stop ...
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How do I request a certificate from CEP / CES on a Microsoft CA on OSX or Linux?

This article describes how to request a certificate from AD CS (Active Directory Certificate Services) from a non-domain joined windows computer. I would think the same principals apply to non ...
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OS X Server - httpd processes hogging CPU

I'm using OS X Server (4.0.3) on Yosemite (10.10.2), but noticing that the Apache processes are consuming a lot of the i7 CPU: http://i.imgur.com/pnqJOBY.png Can anybody explain why it's so high ...
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Macs Users aren't able to Change Password via VPN

I have few users who uses Macs laptop at my company, and it came to my attention that they are unable to change their Domain password via VPN. The Macs are running OS X Yosemite, and this only effects ...
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What does the suffix letter mean in the PRI column of “ps -M pid” under MacOS/X? [migrated]

When I execute this command under MacOS/X: ps -M 9358 I get this output: USER PID TT %CPU STAT PRI STIME UTIME COMMAND jaf 9358 s009 0.0 S 31T 0:00.21 0:00.32 ...
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Why does hg choke when I veto resource forks on Samba?

I have a few users using Mercurial over Linux Samba shares, mounted on their Macs. The Samba server has the following veto rules (well discussed both here on this site and elsewhere) to prevent Macs ...
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Remote administration for Mac OS X?

I've inherited a Jenkins cluster of six Macs, all of which sit in a server room and are accessible on the internal network only, but have a shared admin user and VNC password for Mac OS X (To clarify: ...
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OSX two-factor Authentication for ARD and VNC

I am looking at the possibility to add two-factor authentication , using linOTP and Radius, to all network logins ( Servers, Workstations, Switches, etc... ) So far I have been able to set this up for ...
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Yosemite share imac webserver in localnetwork (ipad, iphone)

I have a server running on my imac (port 8000) and I want my ipad to be able to visit it through the local network so I set this rule using pf anchors (hence ipfw is gone).. It doesn't work, what am ...
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gpg disables agent use

I am trying to sign files using gpg and the gpg-agent. Just to clarify my env: $ gpg --version gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.18 $ chmod 700 $HOME/.gnupg $ chmod 600 $HOME/.gnupg/gpg-agent.conf $ chmod 600 ...
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How to change the sshd listen address on Mac OS X?

This question is similar to the question here, about changing the sshd port on Mac OSX, but instead of changing the port number, I want to change the listen address of my Mac's ssh server. Setting it ...
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No connection from one Mac OS X workstation to Qnap TS-470 Pro NAS

We face a very strange problem which we are unable to debug ourselves. Suddenly one of our Mac OS X workstations (connection wirelessly to the network) was unable to connect to the Qnap TS-470 Pro NAS ...
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Accessing VM loopback IP from Host

My host machine runs OSX 10.9.2 and it is running a windows 7 VM using NAT. In the guest machine 10.0.2.2 points to the localhost of my host. However I want to be able to debug the same web ...
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OS X 10.10 Localhost Environment using nginx, mysql, and php via Homebrew

I am running Mac OSX 10.10 Yosemite with homebrew. I was using a localhost environment using MAMP and I wanted something that was less of a resource hog and without all the bloated extras. I have ...
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Dynamic Global Hostname and nsupdate do not send update to authoritative nameserver

I'm trying to do DDNS. I have two Apple products: an Airport Extreme and a Macbook Air, and I want to update my DDNS server via the "Dynamic Global Hostname" feature. I setup DDNS in the cloud ...
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Root chmod operation not permitted on file

I am unable to add group write to a file on Mac OSX server using root. I'm guessing root on OSX is not really root then. Does anyone know how I can proceed? Any operation on this file that requires ...
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same port opened - one on the asterisk (*) address and one on localhost

running on Mac with two jetty instances i've arrived to this peculiar situation: ~$ lsof -ni :9905 COMMAND PID USER FD TYPE DEVICE SIZE/OFF NODE NAME java 40320 ******* 394u ...
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Profile Manager profile as different user

I have created a configuration profile and I need to install it on a large number of labs. I have tried running it on a test machine and it works if launched from the GUI. I would rather not launch ...
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Detailed logging of OS X [closed]

The company I work at is going from small business to medium along with new HR requirements. We mainly have OS X workstations. I'd like a solution where all of these workstations log to a local ...
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sudo: unable to execute … bad address - what is it and how to fix it?

I have a set of scripts which finishes up client machine deployment after executing a fairly generic NetRestore image. The main script runs under root privileges, and then calls another, "user" ...
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How do I disable network / wifi for guest account in OS X?

I have an OS X machine (Mavericks) that I want to use as a public machine. For this reason I have activated the guest account. However, I can't figure out how to disable the ability for the guest user ...
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Private Network Interface between to MacOSX servers

We would like to set up and private single cable connection between two Mavericks servers, that also need to talk to the rest-of-the-world. The two servers for sake of argument are DB and Web. There ...
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Mac computer names conflicting with Windows computer names

A few months ago, we had an issue where an employee (for god knows what reason) decided to rename one of the conference room Mac minis to the same name as one of our domain controllers. The result was ...
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How can I proxy requests to a specific IP to a different IP on OS X?

On OS X how can I setup a route so that when I make a request to 10.0.0.1 it is redirected to localhost? Right now I can do curl localhost:3000 and get back a blob of HTML from my running node web ...
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ssh-agent not caching one key, but caches another

I'm on Mac OS X 10.9.5 and ssh agent is working just fine for two of my keys (include the main one, ~/.ssh/id_rsa). However, for my AWS key, it asks me for the passphase every time. I'm unsure why. ...
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How to make BSDP NetBoot image selection from a script on OS X 10.9+?

Background: BSDP is Apple's protocol used to discover and make selections on NetBoot servers on the network (Not to be confused with PC-style PXE boot). specs (Word doc). Long story short - it's a ...
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Dovecot logs showing user disconnected

So one of my users has an issue with connecting to the IMAP server. She's on OSX and has tried setting up Mac Mail and Thunderbird. In both cases the client times out when trying to connect to the ...
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Mac OS X > pfctl > How to limit Bandwidth for a specific port?

I need to limit the Bandwidth of our Apache Server (which runs on port 80 by default). It was easy with ipfw as follows: sudo ipfw pipe 1 config bw 100Kbytes/s sudo ipfw add 1 pipe 1 src-port 80 ...
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Port 445 open to Mac but closed to Linux?

I'm running a Windows 7 Ultimate, and I'm attempting to set up file sharing (SMB). I have a Linux system which can't seem to connect. When running mmap in Linux to scan port 445, I see that the port ...
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What do the OS X authorization mechanisms actually do?

Background  I'm trying to glean a better understanding of the OS X login process, in order to decide the best way for achieving VPN Single Sign On. Please do correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe ...