Questions regarding Apple Mac Server editions of OS X.

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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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Restored Server: Bots Not Found [closed]

I restored a server, running OSX Server, from backup and now just get the above error when trying to add a new bot through Xcode. Is there any log file in which I can get more information? Has ...
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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 ...
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OS X enable scp but disable ssh login

How can I disable login for a user on OS X but still allow them to scp files to/from that machine? I've come across a shell replacement "scponly" but that doesn't compile for OS X (and is really ...
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Mac Pro says RAID degraded but all drives showing green status

OSX 10.9 - RAID Utility says RAID array is degraded but all drives are showing green All started after error log Drive 3:5000c5004e189ddf missing - Previous drive status was inuse Now getting ...
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OD Upgrade: The Home Folder Can't Be Accessed

We moved our Open Directory server from an Xserve running 10.6.8 to a new Mac Mini running 10.9 with Server installed. After much ado, this was done as a fairly clean install. Meaning instead of ...
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Automated distribution and configuration for Mac OS X

I'm looking for a solution that will allow me to do the following on a network of mac-only for which I am the administrator. single click" Distribute software to one or more, or all Mac devices ...
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10.9 Server DNS Server Having Intermittent Issues with Open Directory

I work for a school and we're undertaking the large task of moving from Xserves running 10.6.8 to Mac Minis running 10.9. I have a lot of experience with OS X Server (I held ACSA up until they ditched ...
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Mavericks - APN Active Directory Users not being pushed

We have hit a problem with our current AD -> OSX Server integration project. We have our OSX server (mavericks) connected to our AD domain and running open directory/profile manager. AD users can ...
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Obtain an offline image of an Xserve disk

We have an Intel Xserve with Mac OS X 10.4. It seems to have been infected by a virus. We want to obtain the disk image without booting into the OS. Preferably, we would want to boot via a USB disk ...
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scp to remote server permission denied

I try to copy files to a remote server (OSXServer) using scp. I have 2 user accounts on that server with what I thought the exact same settings. Now I tried the copying files into the respective home ...
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Force permissions non domain Mac server share

I have a Mac server which is accessed by both Macs and PCs. I need every file in this specific samba share to have 777 permissions regardless of the write permissions given by the client. The ...
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Mac OS X Firewall isn't firewalling

Rather confused by the results I'm getting on a Mac OS X Server running 10.8. I have an app that is running a web server on port 8000, which I want to be visible only to localhost. This seems ...
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OS X Server - How do I clone or transfer users from an Open Directory I'm planning to disband, to another server?

I have an OS X Server I've been using for the last two years or so. During this time it has been upgraded and fixed so many times it developed some certificate problems now turning into a gangrene. ...
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Authenticating Active Directory Users to Mac OS X Mavericks Server L2TP VPN Service

We have a Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Infrastructure that consists of two domain controllers. Bound to the Active Directory Domain is a Mac OS X Mavericks Server 10.9.3. The server runs ...
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Why is my apache basic authentication configuration not prompting for login?

I am running Apache 2.4.9 with PHP 5.5.9 through OS X Server Beta 3.5 (14S171z). I have the following configuration in my .htaccess that resides in a directory that I would like to be protected using ...
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Mavericks OS X Server - Profile Manager - Do Profile Manager ports have to be mapped on the Router for full functionality?

Mavericks OS X Server - Profile Manager - Do Profile Manager ports have to be mapped on the Router for full functionality? I noticed that Server asks if I want Profile Manager ports to be available. ...
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Point example.com to webserver in DNS record

I have a Mac Mini Server (named Server) with the following DNS setup Primary Zone: example.com mysql-host.example.com machine (10.0.0.101) server.example.com machine (10.0.0.100) ...
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Cacti - Check plist file

I followed this guide to get Cacti up and running. http://10100.org/blog/how-to-install-cacti-on-osx-server-109 Everything is good up until I had to create cacti.plist to configure the poller. In ...
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How to allow Active Directory Users to Adopt OS X Local Home Folder

We have deployed a new Windows Server 2012 Active Directory infrastructure for an environment that previously contained no central mechanism for user authentication. All client computers are Mac OS X ...