Questions regarding Apple Mac Server editions of OS X.

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Connect to Internet from hosted virtual machine on internal VPN on OS X Server (El Capitan)

I've set up a FileMaker server running in a virtual host on OS X. I've also set up a VPN for clients to connect to the virtual host over the Internet. However I can't connect out to the internet from ...
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NetInstall Windows/Linux/Other from OS X Server

Just recently added OS X Server to my work Mac Pro, and found the NetInstall suite of tools... And I love it! But after setting up El Capitan for Boot/Install/Restore... I want more: Is it possible ...
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Enable XSendFile on Apache on Mac OS X 10.10 - “Invalid command 'XSendFile'”

I have compiled and installed sendfile 0.12 on our mac web server. The module is enabled in the httpd.conf file, as below: LoadModule xsendfile_module libexec/apache2/mod_xsendfile.so I've ...
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How to host .onion hidden service on Tor (OSx)? [closed]

How do you relay a local server to run on a .onion address on OSx? I have read the Tor docs and added the below line to my torrc file HiddenServiceDir ...
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Access Domain through Browser Works but Ping to the same Domain Fails

I want to know something I can access a domain through browser and is working. But when i tried a ping on that domain Request Time Out happens always I thought i might have lost the internet ...
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Running built in web sharing on El Capitan machine with OS X Server 5 Installed

I have installed OS X Server so I can use time machine to backup multiple computers to a central drive. I would like to configure El Capitan web sharing instead of OS X Server's Websites because I ...
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Edit apache environment path in OS X 10.10 Server

My phpinfo displays that the Environment Path for Apache is: /usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin I would like to add: /opt/local/bin/ I'm using OS X 10.10 Server with the Website functionality of the ...
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Apache server being shutdown after a few minutes on OS X 10.10

I'm trying to run a PHP application in my intranet using Apache on OS X 10.10. I can successfully launch Apache using: sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/org.apache.httpd.plist ...
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What are the ports needed for L2TP VPN on Mac OS X Server 5.0.15?

I'm configuring a Mac as a server with a VPN service. So, I opened the ports listed as used by VPN in Apple documentation: UDP 500 -> 500 (+ESP and AH) UDP 4500 -> 4500 Any UDP -> 1701 (I got to ...
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New Users on OSX Server Can't Access Command Line Tools

I've been running into an issue where newly created users on our Mac OSX Server (10.10.5) aren't able to access the command line tools (installed by Xcode 7.2) without manually editing their path. ...
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Does script execution time cut into idle logout time with ssh?

On one of our Mac OS X servers, we have set the following in /etc/ssh_config: # Keep idle connections alive for 10 minutes Host * ServerAliveInterval 600 Two questions: 1) Is this a good way ...
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How to set route table priority on OS X

Is it possible to set route table priority or metric? On Ubuntu I can run following commands to achieve what I want, but I can't find alternative for OS X sudo ip rule add from all lookup ...
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How to redirect VPN traffic on OS X

I have following problem: I need to connect to VPN and access specific resources (ip addresses). When I connect to VPN all network traffic goes through VPN but in fact I need only specific ...
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Os X Server device management 502 proxy error

Since upgrading to Server 5.0.15 and El Capitan, I am unable to access the Profile Manager, receiving instead a 502 proxy error. (I have no proxy set up, and the error is the same whether accessing ...
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OSX Server NFS v4 Server

we are using an OS X Server for distributing home directories in our office with OpenDirectory. The protocol of choice became after a long way of painful testing NFS - not kidding - the only ...
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Read Speed 50% Slower Than Expected

have an issue with our internal network that I’ve been trying to troubleshoot for the past two days with no luck, wondering if I can get any answers or ideas that we haven’t thought of yet. We have a ...
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How do I Make OS X Server 5.0 Use Python 3.5?

El Capitan and OS X Server 5.0 use Python 2.7 by default. I've installed Python 3.5, but how do I make OS X Server 5.0 use it for wsgi without breaking El Capitan's dependence on Python 2.7? ...
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Setting up user home on Mac Server 5

I recently inherited the responsibility for a suite of iMacs - 25 clients and a mac pro server with raid external hdd. The network always had issues with user logins so each client had just been used ...
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OS X Server NFS home directory mount options

we are running a couple of OS X clients in an open directory OS X server environment with home directories provide via NFS. The auto_home script allows to mount the home folder of the user without ...
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OS X 10.10 Server SMB3 homes issues

we are a small company with up to 8 developers using 8 imacs. To switch the desks we dreamed of remote mounted network homes (NFS/NIS like in linux / SMB ActiveDirectory like in Microsoft) and decided ...
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OS X Server .htaccess Error [closed]

I am having a problem with OS X Server. I just bought it today, and I am getting a page like this when I connect: Forbidden You don't have permission to access / on this server. Server unable to ...
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Collectd CPU plugin doesnt load on OS X

I am running version 5.5.0 collectd on my OS X Server. I can not get collectd to send graphite CPU data. Not really sure why it won't work when it works great on my Ubuntu systems. This was installed ...
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How to get Kerberos tickets in sync with OS X password changes?

I've traced an issue that's been plaguing us down to a "simple" problem: Kerberos tickets are not syncing with OS X Open Directory password changes. Another way to put this: Expired/expiring ticket ...
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How does data flow in a password change with Open Directory?

I'm trying to troubleshoot an OS X OD issue and I'm having a hard time finding anything concrete about just how data flows between clients and server. Specifically, I'd love to know what exactly ...
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How can I make Kerberos flush the credential cache when a user changes their password?

We've got a fun new issue after upgrading to OS X 10.10 client and server with Open Directory (from 10.8). When a user changes their password (using System Preferences or at the Login screen) it ...
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How to copy IMAP accounts on Mac OS X Server

is there a way to copy a user's IMAP account from an old server installation to a new one? I am wanting to set up my Mac OS X Server fresh and want to avoid having to download all the mails and ...
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Enforcing domain based policies on a mixed Mac OSX/Windows network

We have a primarily Mac based network of around 120 computers, split about 90% Mac and 10% PC. Right now, all management is largely ad hoc with no central provisioning. We're well passed the point ...
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Open Directory Password Change Issues on OS X Server 10.10

I'm having a problem with 50+ workstations (10.9 and 10.10) when a user changes their OD password (either at the OS X login screen or the System Preferences). The password change updates on the ...
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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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SpamAssassin not filtering well on Mac OS X Server

I am trying to deal with an increasing number of spam messages on a server I administer. We are using Mac OS X Server and have added the following RBL Servers to the blacklisting feature in ...
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Postfix Clogging Up

I have an OS X mail server running using server.app. In the background, it runs Postfix. Recently, my mail queue has been clogging up and I'm not quite sure why. I'll try to force the queue with sudo ...
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Update Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server to Yosemite

I have a Mac Pro (Model Identifier: MacPro5,1) running OS X 10.6.8. The machine serves to the web a couple of MySQL databases (v. 5.0.92) as well as a Redmine installation (with a Subversion ...
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Backup NAS to multiple hard drives on a Mac Mini Server

I've got a Drobo 5D connected to a Mac Mini Server which holds around 14Tb of data. Right now, we've got 30Tb worth of external hard drives that we'll use to create a weekly on-site backup and a ...
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Is it possible to migrate a Parallels Desktop Windows VM to Mac OS X BootCamp?

I have a Parallels Desktop virtual environment that includes software that cannot be reinstalled elsewhere. It's native to that VM. I'm running the environment on my Mac Mini and am seeing huge ...
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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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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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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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Enrollment Profile fails to install in Apple Configurator

I'm trying to enroll devices to the Profile Manager via the Apple Configurator. Everything works out just fine except the Enrollment Profile. It always fails with error code 4001 ...
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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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Mac OS X Server authenticate Samba agains external LDAP

Here's our current situation; We have 2 networks that are connected to each other with a router. The first network in an Microsoft Active Directory based network. The second network is an Apple Mac OS ...
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How to reverse proxy a subdomain to another computer on my LAN, under OS X Server 4.1?

Visualize this outcome: site1.example.com -> my single public IP -> Port forwarding 80 and 443 to LAN 192.168.1.10 Mac running OS X Server 4.1 on OS X 10.10 Yosemite site2.example.com -> my single ...
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DNS setup and hosting multiple domains on OS X Server [closed]

I've managed so far to setup my OS X Server and host one domain FOR MY STARTUP COMPANY. However WE have more domains, and the technicalities are not immediately clear, we're not sure how to setup an ...
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Why can Apache access most of my file system?

I recently discovered that as long as I give a full path, my web server will serve any file on my file system it has read privileges to. In other words, something like ...
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On-site and off-site OS X Sever [closed]

Good morning community! Let me explain what I am trying to do and maybe someone can point me into the right direction. Most of my experience is in the Windows server world. I am in the process of ...
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Trouble accessing FTP internally

I am currently running OS X Server 4. I have multiple websites (virtual hosts) set up with it. Lets call them domain1.com and domain2.com. Internally, they are both being run off of the same IP. ...
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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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Yosemite server - older clients

I am lab testing a new mini running OS X server. Our older 10.6.6 clients, which log in fine to our old MacPro running server 10.6.8, are painfully slow to log in to the new server. I have set up some ...
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WWW subdomain redirects to default site instead of virtual host?

I am hosting multiple websites on an instance of OS X Server 4.0 with an issue. I have a default personal site that is available on the normal domain and the www subdomain. I tried to configure other ...
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Routing FQDN to Web Server on Specific Port [closed]

I am running multiple web servers on a single machine. localhost:9000 localhost:8080 I want external requests (from the open net) to mysite.com to route to port 9000 and myevenbettersite.com to ...
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OS X server Open Directory fail over successfully but not the user home directories

We setup the OS X server Open Directory(OD) master and replica. Users are created on master and their home directories are on the master server. When the master OD server is down, the OD client (MAC) ...