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How to remove an OD network group from a mac local admin group?

I have added a network Group ("workgroup") to our local mac computers' "admin" group, so network users can admin local macs with the following command. dseditgroup -o edit -u localadmin -P -a ...
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How can I prevent Mac Mail from connecting via Exchange ActiveSync while still allowing my other devices?

Running Office365 Exchange for a corporation, I am unable to enforce any policy on Mac Mail when it's using an active sync connection. It actually does not show up as a device (I even looked at this ...
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Can't access mamp server with internal IP

Running MAMP 2.1.1 on my 10.7.2 OS X Mac Pro. I can access server if I choose a port (such as the default 8888) but changing it to port 80 causes it to not work, except with localhost. This used to ...
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Odd permissions issues on Windows Server 2008 R2 with Macs OS 10.6/.7/.8

*I have four macs that use a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine to share files as part of their workflow, each user has their own folder and completed jobs are dropped in an archive folder when complete. ...
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MAC address changes for every new network? [closed]

I was reading a book that stated that the MAC address (physical address) would change every hop but the IP address (logical address) would remain same in the image. Please help me understand it. ...
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MAC Address Changed?

I was wondering if the following MAC address is a valid one? 00:13:74:00:00:00 We have an automated network registration on the system whereby users can plug in their computers and register on the ...
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Mac OSX 10.7 server with 10.6.8 clients - old network accounts work, now ones created since May do not

I have a Mac OS 10.7 server, and a number of 10.6.8 clients in a school. For the last year and half, network accounts could log into the clients with no problem. There is a set of presets in ...
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is it possible to install java without the browser plugin?

I need java, but I don't want any browser to be able to access it. Is it possible to remove the whole applet/browser plugin code?
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Mac Websharing Off but Process Running [closed]

I have my mac setup to use php / mysql / apache via macports. Recently it has gone a bit pear shaped: it seems that the local mac versions of apache and mysql are running blocking the macports ...
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Issue with Mac RDP clients connecting to Server 2008 if change password at next logon checked

I have a weird issue I haven't been able to figure out (primarily because I don't have a Mac to play with). When a user is connecting into our Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 servers with local user ...
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Open Directory authenticated bind succeeds, but creates incomplete record

I have about a dozen Macs running 10.6.7 or 10.6.8, which are all failing to bind properly to my new 10.7.4 Server OD. I can bind them just fine via Directory Utility or dsconfigldap, and it reports ...
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Solaris spoof mac impossible

I need to spoof the MAC address in Solaris 10, running in a ESXi VM. The MAC I need is outside the range permitted by vSphere. So I add an "ether" entry to /etc/hostname.e1000g0 so the file says ...
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Wake on Demand for Apache server in OS X 10.8 [closed]

Mac OS X Mountain Lion does not have a Web Sharing box in the Sharing system prefs menu. It is thoroughly discussed on the web that the Apache server is available, and that it can be turned on ...
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which git returns /usr/bin/git however there is not such path, how do I reinstall git correctly?

I managed to get git to stop working (Mac OSX Mountain Lion) When I type "git" it doesn't say command not found, just shows an empty line, Pressing enter again, exits, and does nothing (yes, I know ...
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Dynamic subdomains on Mac os x [closed]

Here is my ideal setup that I would like to figure out how to do: I have a domain professionally hosted: Example.net I have a subdomain, home.example.net that points to my Mac mini at home. I've ...
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Dynamic virtualhost causing “client denied by server configuration” error

I'm trying to configure a dynamic virtualhost on mac: NameVirtualHost *:80 <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName *.*.* ServerAlias *.*.*.* VirtualDocumentRoot "/Volumes/Work/webs/%2" ...
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Are there Thunderbolt drive enclosures? [closed]

The only Thunderbolt hard-drive adapter that I've found so far is part of the Seagate GoFlex system. I am surprised no one seems to offer drive enclosures with Thunderbolt yet. At issue here is fast ...
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Deploy Apple OSX images from a Windows Server?

We are mostly a Windows shop but more and more Macs are being used. Is there any software that would run on Windows Server 2008 R2 that could be used to image Apple computers?
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gitolite mac don't add new user to authorized_keys

I installed gitolite and every thing works fine for me as admin. But when I'd like to add add a new user the new user can't connect to the server. After I looked into the file authorized_keys I saw ...
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Apache unresponsive on OS X Mountain Lion after upgrade

I'm having trouble getting Apache set up on my MacBook in Mountain Lion after I upgraded from Leopard. I tried following these instructions. I have the LoadModule php5_module libexec/apache2/libphp5....
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Fix SSH (client and server) on Mac OS X Mountain Lion

I have upgraded my Mac to Mountain Lion. Now that its complete I cannot SSH into any server for more than a few seconds, and I cannot receive any SSH connections. I can only assume something from the ...
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vhost file not bring recognised by apache

Hi sorry total noob to Apache and Macs here... feel the answer is really obvious but I've been looking for ages without success I have the following lines in /private/etc/apache2/extra/httpd-vhosts....
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Managing Hyper-V server(s) from a Mac?

I run a Hyper-V server running several Hyper-V VMs. I was wondering if there is any way for me to manage the Hyper-V server itself (just Hyper-V role, not the rest of the server box) and the Hyper-...
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Configure Mail server on Mac Snow Leopard

I trying to configure Mail server on Mac and I almost did it... I can login. I can successfully send/receive emails to/from another emails withing the SAME domain. I can successfully send emails to ...
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Mac Mini Server network connection issue

We have a Mac Mini connected to our network and are using it as our mail server which works fine. The issue is that we have a photocopier/scanner connected to the network and we can't send scan a ...
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Wake on LAN for Microsoft Security Essentials? [closed]

Is it possible to have an iMac (running Windows 7 via BootCamp) to Wake on LAN overnight and run a Microsoft Security Essentials scan?
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Symbolically link all JPGs in a directory tree to a single directory [closed]

I have a series of directories, and images contained within: /Volumes/library/Originals/2012/2012-05-13 Event/filename.jpg /Volumes/library/Originals/2011/2011-03-11 Event/filename.jpg /Volumes/...
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Prevent user from running certain commands

Does anyone know of a way to prevent a user from running certain commands? For example, I would like to prevent users from copying data to and from the server without going through our SVN repo. (svn ...
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Remote shutdown

Having a MAC OS X Server on a network for all windows computer,how to do the Remote Shutdown for another computer on the network. shutdown /m \\Computername /s /t 0 is not working
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How to activate XAMPP's apache and mysql for non-admin account on Mac OSX [closed]

I have Mac systems with os x10.6.8 and above. Installed XAMPP. Is there any way to START xampp's apache and mysql by non-amdin user or group? I searched alot but came up with no solutions. All i ...
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PHP Script Issue While Running

I have the following PHP script for in-app purchase verification for an iPhone app. However, the script (from chrismaddern) runs effectively on localhost (mac) and does not run or give any output on ...
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How can I setup webdav server using SSL on a Mac (Lion)?

How can I setup webdav server using SSL on a Mac (Lion)? Thanks in advance!
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stuffit compression on linux? [closed]

I have a stuffit archive (.bin). I only have access to linux, how do I uncompress it? File Roller claims the ability to uncompress the archive, but it is unable. Wikipedia lists two resources to ...
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MAC to IP binding in ASA 5510 / SG 300-52

I am trying to configure a Cisco ASA 5510 to assign specific IP-addresses to specific MACs. Firmware on my ASA is 8.2(5). I have used this feature in our previous device (Cisco SA-520W). I have also ...
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What is the maximum theoretical throughput of a Thunderbolt + Mac Mini fileserver

Bounty 100 rep coming: I know I'm asking a lot here and I'd like a detailed/quality answer so, as soon as I am able, I'll be adding a 100 rep bounty to this question. I'm trying to illustrate the ...
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How do you read an Oracle .dmp file on a Mac?

I have a ~1GB .dmp file I'd like to get the data out of and I'm on a Mac. Is there any way to do this without either buying Oracle or finding a windows machine? Can you import .dmp files into ...
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Invalid domains in DNS don't work on mac/*nix like systems

At work we use domains like abc-01, which work fine on windows. Whilst developing mobile applications we already saw that this doesn't work on both iOS and android which we fixed for a few specific ...
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ExecCGI turned off in this directory

I'm trying to run a python cgi script on my Mac's web server. Everytime I visit the file @ localhost/site.py I get a 403 forbidden error. I'm looking in my Apache's error log, and it says: [Mon Jun ...
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Who can provide a mysql 4.0 on Mac OS? [closed]

I need a very old version of mysql(4.0.x) on my Mac OS for debugging and I know the file name format is: mysql-standard-4.0.X-apple-darwinX-powerpc.tar.gz I google some download links,but all ...
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Gmail outage only on one computer

Problem: Gmail (and only Gmail) quits working for a period of 5-10 mins only on one computer. Problem occurs several times daily Does not appear to be any "triggering event" - user is simply using ...
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Can a limited broadcast packet contain destination MAC address other than FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FF?

Can a limited broadcast contain destination MAC address other than FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FF? If the answer is true, could you provide an example of a protocol that uses a packet like this. Ok, to elaborate ...
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AFP - Apple Filing Protocol and #: are they altogheter incompatible?

My company uses Mac and they have a lot of filenames with #. I noticed that using an external NAS (not Apple, but Synology or Qnap), the 'search' failed when it meet file with # in a file name. Is ...
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How to remove 'final blank space' for folder name and file name?

i've 600gb of data's from Mac Users, saved in a disk formatted in HFS+. A lot of folder and file name contain 'final spaces'. I don't know how users inserted them , but the result is that via Samba, a ...
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Ping/traceroute tool for OSX [closed]

Any suggestions for a network monitoring tool for OS X that can do the same functionality like Axence Nettools. Basically, I want to be able to track ping history and view them as a report. Other ...
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Troubles with memcache.so

I've been asked to launch a site that someone else built. It is a Wordpress shop site that needs Memcached to run, and I've been having troubles getting Memcached and the memcache php plugin working ...
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Migrating from OS X Server 10.6.6 to 10.7 (Lion) - any worries?

I use the built-in server features of OS X Snow Leopard Server to run a local copy of Apache, MySQL, PHP, and Perl. I develop against these so it is very important to me that they stay available after ...
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Mysql client hangs when returning large result sets

I have a strange problem on one Mac: when doing selects that return large result sets (> 10.000 rows), the sql client on that machine hangs. It does not return anything and just waits. All other ...
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SSH public/private key login

i'm trying to make ssh work wit pp keys. However after have followed several howto's, I still have issues with the login. Server is opensuse 12.1, client is mac. This is the verbose output: debug1: ...
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ELOM/ILOM equivalent in Apple servers

Is there a similar solution for low level server management in firmware for hardware like Mac Mini Server? If no, what is the best way to ensure remote management even with serious issues like not ...
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Different Mac address to virtual interface and primary interface

I am developing a system, where I need virtual interface to have different mac address for my primary and virtual interface lets say my mac for eth0 is 00:11:00:11:00:11 and my virtual interface is ...