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

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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 ...
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How to make auto-start on Mac?

I hava installed apache and mysql in my Mac, how to make them auto-start after system boots ? thanks!
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Query Mac Computers From Pc

I'm looking for some advice or suggestions on how to "manage" a small number of Mac computers in a mostly Windows 2003/2008 environment. We have about a dozen Macs used by the web team and I'd like ...
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Snow Leopard Server on Macbook Pro

I currently use my MBP7,1 as my primary computer, running 10.6 and Win7. I would like to switch to OSX Server so I can have a bit more control over the network services and ipfw. is it possible to run ...
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OSX: See bonjour computers through VPN?

I use VPN to connect to my works network. Is there a way to see those computers through bonjour once I connect? Currently I need their IP to connect since I can't see them. Ideas?
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DELL switch 6248 port and mac mapping using SNMP

I have a Dell 6248 switch. I connect some of my servers to it and want to know which server nic connected to which switch port. I try using snmpwalk to get this information, but I just can get mac/ip ...
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Reboot after power failure for Mac running Ubuntu (server)

I have Ubuntu 10.04.1 (Lucid) running on a 2010 Mac Mini (4,1). It's a server, so I want it to be able to restart after a power failure ("server mode"). In Mac OS X, you can check "Start up ...
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Tool to trace mac address back to a switch port

To make a long story short, I have some newer off-brand switches in just a few locations. The main feature I'm missing on these switches vs our nicer (but old) 3Com equipment is the ability to trace ...
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Java run time environment mac

I am trying to install an application on a MAC 10.6.4, however i get an installation error that no java runtime environment. However on the java website, the mac section indicates that MAC provides ...
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arping doesn't work: sends discovery packets to wrong MAC address

I know a tool arping, which I used successfully in the past. But today when I tried it, it failed to ping a host which is alive. My IP address in local network is 192.168.1.20. Other computer's ...
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Cannot install git-core using macports

Snow Leopard 10.6.4 mac ports 1.9.1 I have just installed macports and I want to install git-core. However, I get the following errors: ---> Computing dependencies for git-core ---> ...
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how do i block people from outside by web server from seing what technologies im using such as apache and/or php?

i am running a test server locally that is also broadcasted (for education purposed) on a mac and i ran a software called acunetix (www.acunetix.com) and from another computer and it was able to ...
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Mac indexed search of a SMB connected mount? [closed]

Is there any free or inexpensive software, such as "advanced network search," "IBM Omnisearch," "Google search appliance," that will provide a web page in which our mac users can instant search our ...
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Using iRAPP Terminal server for accesing MAC Machine through Thin Clients

How to connect 20 Thin clients to a MAC machine/Server using iRAPP Terminal server.
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Dual os x installs on one client

Any experience out there with installing multiple separate Mac os x bootable installs on a single partitioned drive (owning multiple licenses, naturally)? This would be done in order to allow for one ...
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is there any tool like Dameware, but for Mac?

we IT fellows must love Dameware as we can control every PC from a single place, check definitions, security logs, alerts logs, check file system information, etc etc etc ... the list is so big that ...
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Configure Snow Leopard Server as NTP server for private LAN with no Internet access

I have a Snow Leopard Server box running on a private LAN with no Internet access. If you can avoid ever doing this, you should, as not having an Internet connection has brought us hours and hours of ...
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WinXP logins no longer fully functional

Summary: Users with Roaming Profiles on my XP workstations appear to be unable to do various things, e.g. set a default printer, disable toolbars in IE8, or see icons on the left side of the Start ...
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Changing Apple Mac environment www record

Apple server gurus? I have a Mac OSX Snow Leopard server question. How to be able to view a company's externally hosted website from inside the company? I inherited a company using Mac OSX Snow ...
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Apple client OS support lifecycle

I have a simple question that I seem to be having a hard time getting a straight-up answer for. What is Apple's support policy for Mac OS X client versions? When do they drop support? For example, ...
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Mac hosted desktop

My company is primarily a Microsoft shop, but we have an increase user base of Macs. Because of limitations with our I.T. Department, we are looking for a hosted Mac desktop solution. Our ...
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SSH config file?

Is there a SSH config file (~/.ssh/config) information page with all attributes you can have in that file? Who is managing the SSH protocol and its implementation in Mac (dont know what ssh client ...
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Mass deployment of OSX software?

I'm stuck. I'd like to think I'm reasonably good looking info up, but for the life of me I can't figure out how to deploy mac software in an enterprise, like with Group Policy.) I'm not talking about ...
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Setting up a cluster of Mac computers with same configuration/applications?

What is the best way to configure a group of Mac workstation clients (iMac, macbook, mac pro) for all my employees? I want to install IDE (Netbeans, Eclipse), setup rails environment, organize ...
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compile php 5.3.3 with intl extension on Snow Leopard 10.6

i'm trying to compile php on my mac. i've followed this tutorial : http://www.malisphoto.com/tips/php-on-os-x.html i've also check this post : ...
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Dual Apache installs on Mac

I have installed apache via MacPorts but now I seem to have two Apache installations. The first, the one that comes pre-installed on Mac has configuration at /private/etc/apache2. It can be launched ...
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How to make bootable images of triple-boot OS on Mac OS

guys I would like to know the best practices or at least method to do the following things i am working on. I have installed triple-boot OS(windows 7, RHEL linux and Mac OS 10.6) on imac7 with refit ...
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How do you password protect a server on a Mac running Apache?

I've seen tutorials on how to show a little box on the main page that you have to know the password to, but I want it where that textbox pops up and asks for a username and password, like the style ...
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MAMP on mac with existing mysql server

I am facing some issue in getting MAMP work with existing mysql database on my mac? Sometimes the problem is permission, sometimes it is not able to find the problem or something else. I will be more ...
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Mac address changed after windows automatic update?

My computer and that of a collegue have a changed their adress when booting up this morning. The only thing I can think of right now is the windows automatic update which has kicked in tonight to ...
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how to convert a case-insensitive FS to case-sensitive on MacOS X 10.6.1

I have a Snow Leopard with a case-insensitive file system. I wonder is there a way to convert the FS to case-sensitive without having to format and then reinstall the whole OS. In Linux there are ...
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Mac Packaging: proposal for a new method(suggestions please) [closed]

Macports is the only packaging system I have checked out on the Mac and I dont like it.(it needs all its applications installed in a particular location. Thats probably the reason why it showed ...
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Clear SearchPath on OSX Client

I am working on a script that verifies a computer is connection correctly to both our AD domain and our OpenDirectory server. I bind to the two services using dsconfigad and dsconfigldap and then set ...
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Safely deleting all files of a given name

On Mac OS X, .DS_Store files seem to contain custom view settings for the directory when it is viewed in Finder (file manager GUI). I want every directory to use my default view settings. Is this ...
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What is DPT in the context of a firewall log?

I'm not a server admin, but I'm trying to work out why a colleague can't connect to the internet. The settings she's using are exactly the same as everyone else, but she can't connect. We're all Mac ...
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PHP doesn’t run through Snow Leopard Web Sharing

I've followed all the tutorials and uncommented the relevant lines in httpd.conf, but PHP files do not render under Web Sharing. The server just serves up the source code instead of running it. I ...
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Find IP address of a device?

Open question: How to find the IP address of a device? As I understand, there are no guaranteed methods that work always, but there's a hundred approaches that work in specific situations, and I'd ...
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Managed Clients on OS X

Is there an easy way to tell if a Mac is being managed by an OS X server system, and what settings are being changed (or cached) if it is being managed by an OS X server system, to make sure client ...