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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 ...
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Alternative to PXE booting on a mid-2011 Mac Mini, possibly via USB?

Are there any decent ways to accomplish PXE booting on a mid-2011 Mac Mini (Core i5)? I need to be able to boot into CloneZilla over the network (as I want to image the Mac Mini's hard drive, and ...
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Connect my mac to my external local asp server

In our office we have several PC's that network to a Windows 2003 Server so we can run local sites for testing etc and so we all have access to rather than have them on individual PC's. We have a ...
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Copy Mac Server LDAP contents to OpenLDAP

Is it possible to copy all content from a Mac LDAP server (which is proprietary modified OpenLDAP). Doesn't matter if I have to do it by replication (which I think is even harder) or copying the ...
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What needs to be done/added on Apple MacBook Air in order to join domain and be managed?

We are a fully windows active directory company. I now have a MacBook Air (first in company) - that needs to be connected. What are the things I need to install/set in order for me to be able to ...
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Converting iptables command to ipfw

I am trying to convert code I made on ubuntu work with osx. I do not know how to convert the iptables commands to ipfw commands. Any help would be appreciated. Ubuntu Code: echo 1 > ...
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Two network Macs have slow internet

I work in a boutique advertising agency as a web developer. I have my own servers at home for my website. In our office, we have 8 Macs. Two of the iMacs are against one wall with an ethernet cable ...
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Network Time Machine backup server requirements

A significant portion of the users in our company use Macs, mostly MacBook Pros with a few iMacs and Airs thrown in for good measure. We're running a mixture of 10.6 and 10.7. So far we've been ...
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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 ...