Questions regarding Apple Mac Server editions of OS X.

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OSX Server / Google Drive User permissions

I am experiencing an issue I am not sure exactly how to deal with. Our design department works on an OSX server with a shared drive. The shared drive is also the folder Google Drive sync folder. ...
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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) ...
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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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Apple Caching Service: How to use with multiple zones

The way Apple's Caching Service works is very opaque, and that makes it difficult to determine how it should be configured for complex networks with multiple DNS zones. We have two campuses and three ...
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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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Can OS X Server Wiki show Active Directory Files?

I have active directory (2008R2) and an OS X Server (Yosemite) setup. OSX Server recognises the Active Directory and when I SSH into it with an AD account I am able to see my home folder. Now my aim ...
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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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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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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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How can I disable a User Account from the CLI with Mac OS X Server Yosemite with pwpolicy deprecated?

Prior to Mac OS X Yosemite, admins were able to disable a Open Directory user by taking advantage of the pwpolicy command below: pwpolicy -a diradmin -p password -u username -disableuser or ...
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Windows 7 VPN to OS X Server error 629, Tried a lot of options

I am having a hard time connecting to my office server in which I am the admin of. I have recently wiped the hard drive and re-installed os x yosemite with os x server. I use a Windows 7 machine at ...
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Yosemite Server: Enable PHP web applications does not stay checked

When I select the checkmark "Enable PHP web applications" in the server.app and switch to a nother service and switch back the checkmark is unselected again. If I do the same for "Enable Python web ...
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How can one force Open Directory server to provide its full certificate chain to connecting clients?

The Problem We've created an Open Directory master on OSX 10.10 Yosemite + Server.app v4: $ sudo slapconfig -createldapmasterandadmin admin Administrator 1000 Which generates a root CA, an ...
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How to enable DIGEST-MD5 SASL mechanism in Open Directory?

We've created an Open Directory master on OSX 10.10 Yosemite + Server.app v4: $ sudo slapconfig -createldapmasterandadmin admin Administrator 1000 But it doesn't support DIGEST-MD5: $ ldapsearch ...
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How can one enable DES-encrypted keys on an Apple KDC?

We are running a KDC on OS X 10.10 Yosemite, to which we have added a service principal for remotely accessing a (legacy) host: $ kadmin add -r host/a.b.c.d@REALM Since the host only supports ...
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osx server folders being deleted/removed

I am running a Mac mini as a server for our office. Files and folders start disappearing from our work folder at random intervals but specifically from one folder. The work is all stored on an ...
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OSX Server : Folders randomly going missing

I have OSX Mavericks with the Server app sharing files on our network. I am also running SMBUp for windows pcs. Randomly the two mounts will be set to hidden stopping users from being able to view ...
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Can OpenDirectory on OS X reasonably be configured to use an intermediate CA cert from an existing CA?

We're trying to set up OpenDirectory. It seems to want to create its own CA, and then an intermediate CA with a certificate signed by its own CA. I'd prefer to generate an intermediate CA certificate ...
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Multiple screens on OSX Server

I tried to follow the 3rd answer in the following post: Mac OS X multi-user thin client server (terminal server)? I am at the point where I have the system server running and an user specific server. ...
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OS X Server VPN service starts httpd processes

I'm using OS X Server 4, and when I enable its VPN service, two httpd processes start, which locks up port 80. I run an Apache server separate from OS X Server, so when I enable VPN in OS X Server, I ...
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windows 8 taking long time to open Mac server share [closed]

I have a machine running windows 8 on a Mac server environment. When mounting or accessing a small/empty shared folder on the network the computer connects fine. When accessing another shared folder ...
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Windows cant open mac shared files unless read only

I recently setup a mac server (Mavericks 10.9.5, Server 3.2.1) in our office environment, mostly mac but there are two windows pcs. The windows 8 machine can connect and open files/folders without ...
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Xserve running Mac OS X 10.6.8 has HTTP, SSH & ARD/VNC ports open, yet cannot connect?

The subject says it all. A client I have has a relatively ancient Xserve (2009 model I believe) that is running Mac OS X 10.6.8 Server. We’ve been able to remote into the system without issue in the ...
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Create Public/Shared Mailbox on OS X Server 10.9.5 with Dovecot 2.2.5

how can I create a Public/Shared Mailbox on OS X Server? This Mailbox should be available to all authenticated Users on my network and should be automatically subscribed into a folder "Public" in the ...
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I Cannot Connect to PostgreSQL After Installing the Server App (OSX Mavericks)

(This is also posted in Ask Different.) I am running the latest version of Mavericks 10.9.5 on my Mac Mini Server. Before the upgrade to the latest version of the Server App 3.2.1 I was able to ...
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windows 7 cant open files from osx mavericks server

I have recently setup OSX Server (on Mavericks) with an external harddrive. I have setup users and groups and created two sharepoints (public (on the internal drive), work (on the external)). Last ...
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Copy dovecot mail files from backup back into user's mailboxes

My old server was cloned to a new machine, but all mails for a certain date range were not copied over.. If I look in each user's mailbox, all mail files for a certain date range are missing. I did ...
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Multiple domains within a school network environment

The work placement I am currently at has two domains a old one and a new one. The new one is pointed to our frog server which hosts our website on our internal network and we have a osx server which ...
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DATABASE ERROR: CONNECTION FAILED! - when accessing round cube webmail after installing latest Mac Updates for OS X server

My server is a Mac Pro (2.4 Dual Xeon) with OS X 10.9.5 and running OS X Server version 3.2.1 - I installed the latest OS X updates for both Mavericks and Server on 9/20/2014 - round cube webmail ...