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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 ...
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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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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 ...