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What is the best option for a MySQL server host?

I am a noob in the world of servers. I understand SQL databases but I don't know how to setup a server. I would like to setup a MySQL server that I can talk to (read/write) from an app that I wrote ...
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Synchronize time on a private network that must not connect to the Internet

For HIPAA compliance, this network can not be connected to the Internet or to any other network or computer which connects to the Internet. I've got a small private network comprised entirely of Macs ...
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Mac-OSX inside windows 7-Is it possible? [closed]

Is it possible to install mac-osx inside the windows 7 using virtual box. Heard that the software is bound to certain hardware specifications that only apple hardware can satisfy.I need to install ...
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Blocking applications on Macs

I will preface this, with the truth that I know little about Macs :-) I am trying to workout a way to block application installations (or executions) on Macs. We have a subset of executive users (...
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MAC address flapping

I got two CISCO switches of same model. (they're connected for trunking and spanning-tree is enabled (by default)) - I tried to leave the configuration as default as possible. I got a server with two ...
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MySQL Install trouble Mac OSX 10.6

I have tried installing versions 5.5.11 and 5.1.56 of the MySQL Community Server DMG on my new MacBook Pro 2GHz Intel Core i7 running OS X 10.6.6. It claims that installation is successful, and the ...
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How to migrate mailboxes from google app to local mail server

In my organization I have one MAC snow leopard server and 10 client systems. I'm facing a problem : 3 months ago in my organization I haven't any mail server. So I configured a google app server ...
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Outlook 2011 Mac can't connect after Service Pack 2 installation on Exchange Server 2007

After the installation of Service Pack 2 on Exchange Server 2007, all Mac Outlook 2011 clients can't connect to the server. All other clients (Windows Outlook 2007, iPhone, ...) don't have problems ...
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Mac os snow leopard (10.6) can't connect to any smb fileshare. Connection Fails permission to access denied

Mac os snow leopard (10.6) can't connect to ANY smb (windows/linux) fileshares. Other macs can connect just fine, so I know the problem is machine specific. Go->Connect to server... select the ...
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php in Mac OS X

I have uncommented the following line to have php beeing taken into account by apache: LoadModule php5_module libexec/apache2/libphp5.so I then created a test.php file with <?php ...
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no suitable image found when installing Oracle on Mac OSX

I'm installing Oracle Database 10g Release 2 (10.2.0.4) for MAC OS X on Intel x86-64 I have Mac OS X 10.6.7, running at Intel Mac. When I start installing, I am faced to the following error: ...
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Xammp virtual host problem on Mac

I followed this tutorial on how to set up a virtual host: http://optionexplicit.wordpress.com/2009/10/15/xampp-virtual-hosts-on-a-mac/ Now, I have to admit i'm a newbie in these kind of things and i'...
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Linux SSH Config Alias Permission Denied (publickey)

I have an AWS linux instance running that I'm trying to SSH into. When I type in the manual command (using mac, terminal): ssh -i ~/.ssh/PEM.pem root@IPADDRESS it works fine, but when I try to give ...
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OS X Snow Leopard as Full-bore SMTP Server [closed]

For a new business, I need to run my own SMTP server out of my home. I can't use the SMTP servers of either our web host or our ISP because of limitations they place on outgoing emails. For example, ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6.6 DNS not responding properly, get a “Truncated, retrying in TCP mode” for subdomain

If I do an nslookup on youtube.com, no problem, if I do one with www.youtube.com, failure. See details below. [~] nslookup youtube.com Server: 192.168.1.1 Address: 192....
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edit text file in zip folder on mac os x

I have a zip folder structure which is read as a plugin from a server system. I need to edit some text files inside these zip folders, but extracting editing packing is tedious and error-prone. ...
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VPN into mac osx server from home

We have an OSX server running 10.4 in our office. We would like to access the RAID drives externally (eg. from home). Can anyone detail steps to go through to set this up?
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VPN into mac osx server from home

We have a MacOS X server running 10.4 in our office. We would like to access the RAID drives externally (e.g., from home). Can anyone detail the steps to go through to set this up?
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How to make my FreeBSD machine visible automatically on Mac within same local network?

The Mac machines within a local network is visible automatically to the other Macs. They're visible on Finder and can be accessed with their names via console. As I know this is multicast-local-DNS. ...
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Mac OS X Server (Snow Leopard) Mananged Client documentation

I'm looking to better understand setting preferences for managed clients...specifically plists for iChat... Where is the most thorough documentation for setting this up (Once/Often)? It's either not ...
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Updating AFP version on Windows Server 2003

We have a couple of Macs, running Leopard and Snow Leopard in our otherwise pure Windows environment. We cannot get file names longer than 31 characters and some times the file permissions gets ...
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Monitoring network latency

We're having some network issues but were not sure when or where the problem is most affecting users, I'd like to ping a bunch of URLs every few minutes and graph the results. Is there a simple ...
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Back-up solution for Xserve + Xserve RAID?

I've got an Apple Xserve, connected to a 10TB Xserve RAID. I've also got several other Windows-based servers, and file servers, in the same rack. My current tape back-up solution runs on a Windows ...
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mac os x ssh keys - remote machine names

I'm working on getting keys set up so I can easily log in to my servers. I know I can do things like: "ssh user@example.com", but I have some servers that don't have a domain name. They have ip ...
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Rsync when run in cron doesnt work. Rsync between Mac Os x Server and Linux Centos

I have a working rsync setup between Mac OS X Server and Linux Centos when run manually in a terminal. I enter the rsync command, it asks for the password, I enter it and off it goes, runs and ...
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Assign IP to a VM from external DHCP server

When i install a new vm it fetches its IP from the DHCP server already setup when we install kvm. I am maintaining list of vm mac-addresses and there corresponding IPs (that should be assigned) in my ...
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openVPN Mac(Tunnelblick) all traffic over VPN

The problem is that we want to use openVPN here as default VPN Server. Now we have the same problem like everytime. On Windows all works fine but on Mac we have problems with the routing. When you ...
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2 identical Snow Leopard iMacs. One refreshes MCX records, one does not. Why?

Identical model 2.4 GHz iMacs, using the same image, being imaged in the same exact way on the same subnet. One will refresh and download group policy records (MCX) and the other does not. Both bind ...
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OSX IIS Log File Viewer

Are there any log file viewers available for OSX? Or, off-the-shelf programs that can be configured to parse IIS files. Perhaps something int he MacPorts tree?
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Entourage 2008 cannot access Exchange 2007 server

We are in the process of performing an Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007 transition. Apart from a few unexpected issues, this has gone very well until it came time to move several Mac users mailboxes ...
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SSH connection to localhost ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host

Setting up SSH access on local machine for a project. When I ssh -v localhost my connection gets refused. With the following stack-trace. OpenSSH_5.2p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8l 5 Nov 2009 debug1: Reading ...
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Connect to VPN from Mac on Time Capsule network

I have a few clients on my network that can connect to my work VPN (Windows PPTP) when they are not on my home network. On my home network (Cable Modem with Time Capsule providing Wifi), it fails ...
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Cisco log: mac address table full, mac overload

I'm currently searching the corresponding messages in a sh log on cisco to the situation when the mac-address-table is full or overloaded. I found a lot about port-security but nothing to the simple ...
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nfs mount of mounted filesystem

I have a volume exported: /dev/disk5s2 on /Volumes/encrypted (hfs, NFS exported, local, nodev, nosuid, journaled) The entry in the /etc/export is: /Volumes/encrypted/paperwork -ro -fspath=/Volumes/...
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Macs Claiming “This certificate has expired” After SSL Key update on a 2003 Exchange Server

For some reason after we updated our certificate on the Exchange 2003 server and the time for the certificate to expire passed all mac users started to receive the error with Entourage 2006(I think) "...
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Resolving FQDNs on Mac DNS Server from a WAN (externally)

I am quite a newbie at this, so please spare me the stick. I have the following networking topology - Comcast Business Gateway<->SonicWall TZ Router<->LAN (Mac OS X Servers). I am using my ...
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How to restart Nginx on Mac OS X?

I just installed Nginx on Mac OS X (thanks http://www.kevinworthington.com/nginx-mac-os-snow-leopard-2-minutes/), but how do I restart Nginx on Mac OS X? Thanks!
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Does Apple's Remote Desktop need OSX Server?

Does Apple's Remote Desktop need OSX Server? Or are there better management options out there? I'm looking for something to manage a small Mac lab of ~20 machines joined to Active Directory.
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How do I silently mount AFP shares on OS X 10.5 clients?

I can add the share to the login startup items, but it always pops open Finder. I want the AFP share to mount silently. This is in a Mac computer lab with the Macs joined to AD.
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Same native and tagged vlan possible on Redhat?

I'm looking at implementing a systems using a number of tagged and a native vlan connected to a server over a a/p bonded interface. The untagged vlan is for physical machine access, the tagged vlans ...
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I can not cd “LaunchAgents” on macbook

After installing mongdb on my macbook-pro, it tells me: If this is your first install, automatically load on login with: cp /usr/local/Cellar/mongodb/1.6.3-x86_64/org.mongodb.mongod.plist ~/...
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office power just surged, why can't I connect to any FTP?

Normally I wouldn't bother because the problem will surely be resolved shortly, but I thought someone here might know. Our office just had a power surge, but now I can't connect to any FTP servers. ...
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Mac OS 10.6 and MySQL 5.5.8 Shutdown

I was just wondering, if MySQL is running when you shutdown does the OS shut it down cleanly or does it just kill the process? I Installed via the .DMG image from the MySQL site. Also started it with ...
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Why does local host say “It Works”?

I have configured all my websites in the "Sites" folder to be tested in my browser. When I type a web address for example http://test.dev, I get "It Works". Why?
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Centralized backup method recommendation for SMEs with various OSes

Hi I was wondering what in your opinion is the "best" method for having "everything" backed-up in the following situation. We are a SMEs with 10 computers in total. Three of those computers are ...
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Postfix/Samba on Linux using LDAP from an OS X serveer

On a project I need to use a database of users that is stored on a Mac Server based LDAP to create a mailserver using postfix+courier and a samba. Can you tell me if anyone made this or if it's ...
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Enable dtrace without sudo on Mac OS X?

How do I enable users to use dtrace on Mac OS X. I am trying to do the equivalent of strace on Linux, and I don't like running applications with elevated privileges. UPDATE Ok, the best I can tell. ...
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How do you tell if a user is logged in as root on Mac OS X?

If I sudo /bin/bash, the who and w command does not show a root login on Mac OS X. How do you enable this?
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How to get NFS working on a Snow-Leopard server?

I'm trying, and failing, to set up NFS on an XServe running OS X 10.6. I'm fairly certain the problem is specifically related to the NFS configuration as SMB and AFP are working fine across our ...
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Optimal my.cnf settings for MacBook Pro 15" i7 (localhost)

What is the most recommended optimal my.cnf settings for the newest MacBook Pro 15" i7 with 4GB of RAM. http://www.apple.com/macbookpro/specs.html Only for local processing only. I want it to be ...