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How to configure a CISCO ASA to support the OS X VPN Client

Given that OS X now supports (natively) CISCO IPSec VPN connections I am wondering what the requirements for the VPN configuration are on the remote end? I have evaluated a number of CISCO devices ...
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Mac clients intermittently wait minutes to connect to SMB shares

My Mac OS X (10.6 & 10.7) clients all intermittently but frequently experience extremely slow connection times to my Windows 2008R2 shares. From the Go To Server menu, they can enter an smb:// ...
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Running any version of OS X on a PC [closed]

A common problem for a lot of people I would think, I need to run OS X on my Windows PC virtually because I need to use the VPN client 'Apple Connect' that is only supported on Macs. It does not ...
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Apache mod_perl

I've tried to use mod_perl in apache that comes with Mac OS X 10.6. To do that I add the following line in /private/etc/apache2/httpd.conf: LoadModule perl_module libexec/apache2/mod_perl.so ...
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Browsing by DNS name not working, everything else is [closed]

Running on a Snow Leopard MacBook air, can't browse the web (in any browser, tried FF,Chrome,Safari) using DNS names that are either already cached in DNS or not. Browsing to google.com or ...
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ssh connection refused only from my mac, my linux box connects without issue

I am having a strange issue. I have an EC2 server (Arch Linux) that I am able to access (via ssh) from my local linux server without issue, however when I try to ssh into my EC2 server from my ...
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how to install mac os in compaq cq40 144tu? [closed]

Currently I have installed Windows 7 in my laptop. I tried some of the options in internet but i failed. I want to install mac os on a vmware inside win 7. Please guide me achieve this!
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ssh public/private key login on mac server

i have configured /etc/sshd_config on mac server with these options PermitRootLogin without-password PermitEmptyPasswords no PubkeyAuthentication yes AuthorizedKeysFile .ssh/authorized_keys ...
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Easiest way to sync two folders

What's the easiest way to sync the contents of a folder on a Mac OSX machine with another folder on a Linux server? You can use scp: scp -r /path/to/folder/ username@IP_ADDRESS:/path/to/sync/with ...
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Why is this Python process running on my Mac OS X Server?

Any way to see what started this process and why? $ ps -e PID TTY TIME CMD ... 41 ?? 0:00.55 /System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/Resources/Python.
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MySQL running but not connecting to Drupal Database.

Our School Drupal site died after upgrade. MySQL is running but cannot connect to database. MyphpAdmin returns Error 2002.![Screenshot of MySQL activity.][1] Drupal 6.22 (after attempted upgrade) with ...
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What is the industry standard solution for linux web server and mac file server failover systems?

I am a web developer at my company and am therefore qualified to be an IT guy, apparently. I have a single Ubuntu web and file server currently, but I want to break up the server tasks onto two ...
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Best way to get the MAC of eth0?

Is there a more efficient way to retrieve the MAC address of a NIC in Linux? This works: ip link show dev eth0 | awk ' /link\/ether/ { print $2 }' but can it be found via something like: cat ...
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Hosts file map localhost to existing domain not subdirectory* updated

I am locally developing a website via MAMP and rather than messing with the changing all of my links and etc later on I opened up etc/hosts and added this line 127.0.0.1 localhost mysite.com so ...
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The holy trinity of Exchange, Sharepoint, and… Macs :(

We have some Public Folders containing Calendars, that were originally set up using Kerio. We've since migrated to Exchange (2010 SP1), and are in the process of recreating some of the systems we had ...
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Mac 10.6.8 Zend Server CE MySQL does not start — “ERROR! Manager of pid-file quit without updating file”

MySQL does not start, I have previously installed zend server on the same Mac and MySQL worked. I have reinstalled after rm -r /usr/local/zend . Are there any other directories I need to clear? Or do ...
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Mac OSX Snow Leopard FTP

So here is the issue. A client of mine is using Mac OSX Snow Leopard as his web server. He has multiple clients, and sites, etc. He also has multiple designers who access the system. He has a user ...
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Netboot Intel Macs without BSDP

I have a netboot setup with DeployStudio that works great in my lab, but doesn't work on our main network. After some digging, I believe it's because our network admins are filtering BSDP (Boot ...
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Automounting AFP Share For OpenDirectory Users (Mac Lion Server)

We're moving all our Mac's from local logins to OpenDirectory logins in an effort to keep everything secure and to also solve issues we have with a Tiger server buggering permissions on an AFP shared ...
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MySQL won't start in MAMP server

I had MAMP successfully running in one of the user, but since I have created a new user to separate things between two developers, its throwing tantrums. I am pretty new to Mac itself but managed to ...
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exclude ip from vpn

I have a mac running a parallels virtual machine with ubunutu server and a webserver installed. I can ssh to it and navigate to the web server in the virtual machine from the mac. Once I connect to my ...
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Hyper-V MAC Spoofing security hole

I have a windows 2008 R2 SP1 standard dedicated server and i installed Hyper-V role on it. I'm serving Hyper-V VPSs on this server and i can't trust virtual nodes. now the broblem is each node can ...
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Change python symlinks on Snow Leopard?

I have two python 2.5.4 installations on my Snow Leopard, don't ask why. When I run just "python" from the cmdline, build 5363 is started. When I run /usr/bin/python2.5 then build 5646 (the one I ...
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Can I create a RAID0 using two partitions on the same drive?

This question pertains to either Linux 2.6 and/or the latest Mac OS/X. My goal is data integrity, not speed. I have way too much disk space anyway. I gather under Linux I need to use the mdadm ...
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SSH Kerberos Auth in Mac OSX 10.7

I just upgrade my Mac OS to 10.7 Lion. It has worked well before. But , Only kinit working normally now, can't ssh to my server. After reinstall the "Mac OS X Kerberos Extras" , nothing better. ...
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Mac - Prevent from booting

I'm system administrator in a small company. I've a requirement to monitor some Macs. The requirement is that, if the HDD serial number don't match with predefined list, I've to prevent Mac from ...
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How to identify device and its IP on network by MAC on Ubuntu 10.04+?

I have a NAS (LinkStation Mini). Its windows software identifies it correctly. I want to identify device and its IP and mount the same.
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mysql functions php cli

I'm trying to run Symfony on my new Macbook Pro but I have no luck getting it to work with the command line scripts. With every symfony task related to a database connection the following message ...
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Lookup IP address of workstation?

I have a list of computer names that I would like to be able to know the IP address of to RDP/VNC from time to time. I was wondering if there was a way I could look them up? I am using a Mac but the ...
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How do I change the administrator username for authenticating to Mac OS X LDAPv3 directory?

We're a small company, and our IT manager is leaving. We trying to change all of the passwords for extra security and the administrator name for authenticating to the LDAP directory is his username ...
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Possible Solution for Setting up a Linux VPN Server to Encrypt WLAN Traffic of Macs and iPhones on

I would like to set up a VPN server on debian linux to encrypt wireless traffic coming from my Mac or iOS device. I would like to use a certificate-based solution. Setting up a PKI infrastructure and ...
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ssh login with putty key from mac

I am trying to login to a server from a Mac with a key I made with putty (Win). The output, some of which is shown below looks like it is trying , but I dont have a passphrase, so I just hit enter ...
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OSX Server Login issue, ssh works, console does not

We have a brand new OSX Snow Leopard, we created some user accounts, the accounts can login from ssh, but not from the GUI Login prompt. The login used to create these also does not work after we gave ...
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Centralized Windows/Mac Patch Management that is easy to use

I'm looking for advice on what patch management solutions you would recommend based upon your experience. I'm also looking for which ones you would not recommend based upon your experience. We have ...
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Macs not connecting with Server 2008

I have about 4 or 5 PowerMacs and iMacs that are not connecting to our 2008 Server R2. The firewall is disabled on the server. Is there a service that has to be running in order for them to find the ...
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Mac OS X Server Secure Log full of failed SSH attempts

Whenever one of our server's admins tries to access our machine running Mac OS X Server 10.5 via SSH, I get the following error exactly every 10 seconds in the security log: sshd[32575]: ...
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Revert all changes make to Mac OS X web sharing [closed]

I've been messing about with apache2 php and mysql today and I've taken a few wrong turns. I'd rather install XAMPP than try to figure out all the problems. I did a time machine backup a few days ago ...
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Install libpq-dev on Mac OS? [closed]

Does anyone know how I can install libpq-dev on Mac OS 10.6? http://packages.debian.org/sid/libpq-dev There doesn't seem to be a macport for it. Can I install it from source, and if so how? many ...
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Active Directory lookups from bound Mac without user credentials

One of my Mac boot scripts needs to grab a property from AD that is not one of the ones I can see with the built in tool called dscl, which is pretty much limited to Users, Groups, and Computer ...
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How to make a Macintosh register a Hostname to the DHCP Server?

I have a MacBook running Snow Leopard in our company's internal network, which is basically a Windows domain network. Our TO department complains about my MacBook not specifying a name to the DHCP ...
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Mysql on mac installed but broken

I have MySql installed as part of MAMP on my MacBook Pro OS X 10.6.4. But Terminal responds to the mysql command with: -bash: mysql: command not found This: sudo find / -name "mysql" brings this: ...
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How to do Virtual IP Setup in Mac OS X?

I have two Apache Load Balancer setup on two different systems, for example 127.0.0.1 and 127.0.0.2 IP addresses. Now I want to configure Virtual IP in another system (127.0.0.3) and all the requests ...
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Enable Remote Login (SSH) without GUI on a Mac

I'm having an issue with my Mac where it's freezing on the initial login. How can I enable ssh without using going into system preferences, etc.
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Remote desktop for Mac, over internet

What's the best (easiest, and preferably free) way to control another Mac via remote desktop, over the internet?
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Does Mac OS X Cache Private Keys for SSH?

I have SSH key-based authentication setup to connect to a remote server from my Macbook Air. The private key was originally stored in ~/.ssh/id_rsa, but I have since moved that file to a secure ...
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Problem with email server mac os x snow leopard 10.6

Good morning, we have a problem with the mail server mac os x server 10.6. The problem is that work email accounts from outside the server location. Ie from home I can connect correctly, and send and ...
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How to run Nginx and PHP on Mac OS X?

I installed PHP 5.3.6 on Mac OS X 10.6 , but how can I run it with Nginx instead of Apache? Previously I used MAMP with Apache but I would like to switch to nginx. How can I install Nginx with PHP ...
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sshd on mac does no longer accept connections in inetd (-i) mode, but does in do not detach mode (-D), how to fix?

Some weeks ago ssh login was no longer possible to a remote Mac. Problem started occuring around upgrading Webmin to version 1.550 and/or changing settings using webmin. Using: * Mac OS X 10.6.5 + ...
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Using a Mac as a production server?

I've never used a mac before so I'm not exactly sure about this: A client wants me to make a website for him and host it on his Mac server. The website is obviously going to be created with PHP and ...
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How do you track down kernel panic issues?

I've got a mac running as an office server which has it's share of kernel panics. I've tried reviewing the last item in the Console but I'm not sure if that's what I'm actually looking for or which ...