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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DNS problems with a static IP configuration in a VM

I am using Parallels Desktop 10.2 for Mac on OS X Yosemite. I am trying to configure my my client (Ubuntu 14.04) to host a website that is available to the host via a particular domain name. In the ...
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How to stop hidden mac hidden files are showing in other systems? [on hold]

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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Using /etc/fstab to add a mount as a user (VirtualBox, centos) [migrated]

I'm mounting my mac folder as a share in virtualBox CentOS6 machine with the following command: mount -t vboxsf git /mnt/git/ -o uid=500,gid=500 It works perfectly but I can't figure out how to ...
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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 [on hold]

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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How to share var/www from VMWare Fusion to Mac OSX Host [migrated]

Using VMware I've created a Virtual Machine running Debian. I have this set up as a web server. It all works fine. But, I need to share the var/www directory from within the VM with my host so I can ...
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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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mount osx folder via nfs case sensitive

I want to mount a folder on a mac using nfs. That is all working but mac is (by default) case insensitive. I now want the system (linux) that is mounting that folder to see it as case sensitive. Is ...
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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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What would cause pysmb to fail when OSX Finder “Connect to Server…” succeeds? [migrated]

(originally asked on StackOverflow, but I think there are more appropriate experts here): I'm trying to transfer a file from a remote samba share (on a windows server) in a python script (running on ...
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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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Passwordless ssh login on Mac OS without -i option [migrated]

I have a ssh key without a password to login to a remote system. Let's assume the remote server is called server-name and has the same user as the one I'm currently logged in. In the console if I do ...
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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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VNC attack attempts on OS X 10.10 — should I worry/respond? [migrated]

If I turn on OS X "Screen Sharing" (i.e., VNC access), my console log gets regular messages like the following: screensharingd[1584]: Authentication: FAILED :: User Name: N/A :: Viewer Address: ...
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ssh attack attempts on OS X 10.10 — should I worry/respond? [migrated]

If I turn on OS X "Remote Login" (i.e., ssh access), my console log gets regular messages like the following: 22/04/2015 13:05:23.364 sshd[2118]: error: PAM: authentication error for root from ...
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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 | ...
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CIFS mount: Linux read permission denied unless Mac file is created in shared folder

I apologize for the complicated description of this problem. I have a CentOS 7 machine that mounts a shared folder (CIFS) from a Windows server. The same folder is mounted by various Windows 7 ...
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Permission Denied (Publickey) from OS X to Ubuntu

I know this question has been asked more than a few times, but I can't work it out on my machine and I feel like I have tried everything. I want to log into my ubuntu machine with ssh using a public ...
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Socks proxy on Mac OS Yosemite

I can't figure out why my ssh-created socks proxy works with curl but not with Chrome + Mac OS Yosemite. Socks proxy created with ssh -D 8080 -p 5432 -i mypubkey.pem my-user@my_server_ip Tested with ...
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Is it possible to ignore a missing PAM module?

I am configuring yubico-pam to enable passwordless sudo access using challenge-response from a Yubikey. The following works: # /etc/pam.d/sudo auth sufficient pam_yubico.so ...
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using icacls to set traverse/execute without setting change permissions

I'm having trouble with network shares. Specifically with mac clients accessing home shares on a NAS. The fix has been to remove certain permissions on the Library folder. in the past, i've used ...
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Apahce MPM ITK dropped connections

I am currently using Apache MPM ITK on a dedicated Mac Mini server to allow Apache to run under multiple user accounts for different virtual hosts. I'm running into an issue that about 1-2% of the ...
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Best way to restrict some SSH users to publickey authentication only (disable password authentication)

I'm running Mac OS X Server.app on Yosemite and I have SSH enabled for users with the default settings in /etc/sshd_config (publickey and password auth enabled by default). However, I need to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...