The Macintosh or Mac is a series of several lines of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc.

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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 ...
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DELL switch CAM table don't show MAC from different network

I'm solving problem with slow DHCP request/respons about 45 secs...toplogy is [L2] DELL 6248 -> [L2->L3] router (cisco) -> firewall Debian server with DHCP -> gateway to internet I think that problem ...
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SVN server authentication on Mac - users are not recognized

We have a anomaly here, trying to set up SVN authentication. Here is apache configuration: <Location /repo_main> DAV svn SVNPath /svn/repo_main AuthType Basic AuthName "svn" ...
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Stealing internet by changing MAC address? [closed]

OK - I have a static IP - and I have been on the same provider for years - its a wired network (a cable goes directly to my network card) - and the cable is connected to a switch on a pole in the ...
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2 Computers, same network, different outgoing speeds when uploading to internet?

Update I've tested both machines plugged directly into the modem, DL is 30Mbps, UL is 12Mbps for both machines. IPCop appears to have some issue with the G5. I have 2 work machines in my office, a ...
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How to Implement a password expiration policy on an AD network with Macs

We have an Active Directory network with a mixed environment of Macs and PCs, including some remote users who connect via VPN. We're trying to implement a password expiration policy, but we've run ...
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How to backup an HFS+ partition using Ubuntu

i need to mount via AFP an HFS+ partition (Mac) and Backup it to an external drive, using Ubuntu. The problem is that in Nautilus i can 'view' the drive using afp:\myserver_ip but when i launch a ...
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Creating the postgres user on OSX LION

Currently I do not have a postgres user. ~$ sudo su - postgres Password: su: unknown login: postgres So, I was following these instructions as a quick-start to postgres ...
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Mac Server 10.6.8 - adding DNS forwarders - can't “rndc reload”

I am trying to set DNS forwarders for OpenDNS in named.conf file. After editing and saving the file, I tried reloading the BIND config with command: rndc reload. However, I am getting the error: ...
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Wifi interference tool for Mac

This Server Fault blog post about wifi shows some tools you can use to view interference on your wireless network. They mention Vistumbler, which only works on PC's. Is there a similar tool I can use ...
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Secure way to mount a password protected cifs share in mac

I'm maintaining a heterogeneous network of mac and linux so I decided to create a little perl script to unify mounting strategies across machines. Actually, I already have a working perl script, ...
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Install rlwrap on a Mac, OS X 10.7.3

I'm new to using a Mac and have come from developing in the land of Ubuntu and Windoze before that. I'm trying to install rlwrap. I read that first I need to install XCode and then Fink. Ok, I got ...
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Installing Sphinx on Mac OS with XAMPP

We have: Sphinx 2.0.3 Mac OS 10.6.8 XAMPP 1.7.3 (with MySQL 5.1.44) Here is PATH: user:sphinx-2.0.3-release user$ echo $PATH ...
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Office 2011 mac / Exchange contacts

We have Exchange 2010 SP2 running in our environment and a whole bunch of Mac office 2011 users. Recently, we had a new hire start and two of the mac office 2011 users (OSX Lion) noticed he's not ...
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Adding Lion client to win2008 Active Directory "Unable to add server. Node name wasn’t found. (2000)”

I try and bind a Mac running 10.7.3 to a Windows 2008 active directory using System Preferences and Directory Utility. It comes back saying "Unable to add server. Node name wasn’t found. (2000)”. ...
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how to map Linux (CentOS) drive to Mac (Snow Leopard)?

Anyone know how to map a Linux (CentOS 6.2) drive to a Mac (Snow Leopard)? I have root privileges. The Linux machine is not in a local network, but accessed via the internet.
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nohup command on Mac

I connect to some mac machine using SSH and run a command similar to: nohup /var/root/install.sh param1 param2 </dev/null >/var/root/vvv.out 2>&1 & echo '' ; echo ERROR_CODE:$? It ...
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Mac OS X web server memory depletion issues

I have a Mac mini ram 4GB setup as a web server which has low traffic - it is running single WordPress instance and a forum. Why is available memory dropping to ~20MB after a while, bringing the ...
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Is it a good idea to install ubuntu server on mac mini server machine? [closed]

I bought this to do LAMP development, but I'm tired of all the restrictions and simplicity that comes with Mac Lion Server, I wanna install ubuntu server on that machine and say good bye to all the ...
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Do Mac OS X servers have a security mechanism that blocks a user if they log in from two different IPs?

A trusted friend and I had ssh'ed into a Mac OS X Web Server (either 10.6.8 Snow Leopard or 10.7 Lion) from two different locations. Then my password stopped working when trying to log in. I can ...
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Unable to connect to Exchange 2010 server from Entourage 2008

I'm having some issues with setting up Entourage 2008 EWS up to connect with our exchange 2010 server. So I hope someone can answer me the following: I know that there are some issues with our ...
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Setting up single sign-on between Mac client & OS X Server

I'm not "single sign-on" is the right terminology for what I'm trying to accomplish, so please correct me if I'm wrong. We have a Mac OS X Server and Mac clients. Kerberos and Open Directory are ...
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Forward Http Request to different machine

I am working on a MAC machine and expected to use some of the Webservices which are present on a different network. The general way to access these webservices is through VPN to that network and then ...
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Creating a 'nix server to remote desktop from a Mac [closed]

For the last couple of months I've been using a Windows server with AWS to remote desktop into when I need a high-speed connection (big FTP transfers, connecting when Virgin Media fail in the UK) etc ...
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How to Set Up Network Profile Sharing/Single Sign On

I guess this would be the appropriate place to ask this sort of question. At university, our IT staff has set up network profiles, where you can use the same login credentials to gain access to any ...
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RDP with Mac and Server Essentials

Using Windows Server Essentials 2011, can a Mac connect through the remote web portal and (possibly using a third-party tool, if necessary), create a remote desktop connection to their work machine? ...
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Auto-Update Office for Mac using Apple Remote Desktop

We have approximately 20 Mac desktops in a Windows Server 2008 environment - that are managed with Apple Remote Desktop. These desktops have a variety of Office for Mac installations - Office 2008, ...
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Error when trying to install arm-elf-binutils using MacPorts

I'm trying to install arm-elf-binutils on my Mac using MacPorts. I get the following error: ---> Computing dependencies for arm-elf-gcc ---> Dependencies to be installed: arm-elf-binutils ---> ...
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php.ini is not loading on my local machine mac os x

I have a localhost running on my mac osx machine, everything works fine apart from I get this error when running some applications: Warning: strtotime() [function.strtotime]: It is not safe to rely ...
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Manually transfer MySQL databases

I have an external hard drive that has a non-bootable clone of an old machine (that I no longer have). One of the things that was present on that machine was a MySQL installation (v 5.5.19) with ...
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cisco: get mac address from cdp neighbors

I need to find out the MAC addresses and ports of devices connected directly to a Cisco switch, preferably via SNMP. the best way i found is with CDP neighbors, but i don't find the MAC addresses, ...
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Setting MTU Per Destination Host

I'd like to change the MTU per host as I have a mixed infrastructure where not all devices support the same MTU. I'm on OS X 10.7 and like to set some MTU per destination host and a default one.
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Trying to SCP from Local Mac to Amazon AWS Linux Machine

I am trying to copy a file from my local Mac to my Linux instance running on the Amazon EC2 / AWS Cloud. I am able to connect to the server via Terminal, but am unable to get my file up to the ...
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Mac terminal login via SSH key without entering password.

I am trying to log into SSH using the terminal: ssh root@example.com -p54 -i ~/.ssh/ssh_key Custom port number 45. Chmod 600 ssh_key. I know that the SSH key works correctly because I can connect ...
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Polycom HDX7000 & Mac Lync 2010: Video call invitation was not accepted

We have a Lync 2010 server set up along side a Polycom HDX7000 which acts as a Lync endpoint. This works well for Windows Lync users who can dial and have video conferences with the device. When a ...
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how to remove password from pdf documents? [closed]

I recently bought membership to a online course. It has hundreds of PDFs, and each PDF has a password, a DIFFERENT password at that. It is too late to get a refund, and I plan to use that knowledge ...