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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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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Prevent Remote Application Install On Mac OS X [closed]

I was wondering if there's way to prevent software being install remotely on Mac OS X. I freshly reinstall the OS on the Mac, but my company seem to be still able to install software remotely. A few ...
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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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how to overcome conflict between 2 network cards - virtualbox ubuntu [migrated]

I am running ubuntu 10.4.04 LTS as guest in virtualbox on OSX Yosemite. Unfortunatelly I seem to have the network configured wrong I followed this tutorials ...
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atd stopped working on OS X 10.10.3 [migrated]

I'm using OS X Yosemite, just updated to 10.10.3 and the at command and related (atq, atrm etc) have stopped working. Has atd been disabled in the latest 10.10.3? If so how do I investigate and ...
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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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Block ICMP flood from a specific IP with pf [migrated]

I'm getting a lot of ICMP throttle messages in my system.log: Apr 11 20:45:28 kernel[0]: Limiting icmp unreach response from 1054 to 250 packets per second Apr 11 20:45:29 kernel[0]: Limiting icmp ...
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Keeping en0 down while I change IP address mac [migrated]

I have a DHCP server which assigns myself a new IP address. What I'm wanting to do is power down the wireless adaptor, then change the ip address manually. What's happening is as soon as I set the new ...
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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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How to remove local host dns settings on mac [migrated]

I'm having an issue removing some local dns settings on my mac that's running yosemite. I normally use the /etc/hosts file to direct requests from development sites to my guest Vagrant VM. Sometimes ...
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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 ...
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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 ...