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MongoDB - Error parsing YAML config file: yaml-cpp: error at line 3, column 9: unknown token [on hold]

I'm trying to install and run MongoDB on Yosemite 10.10.4. Here's what I'm doing: brew install mongodb ==> Downloading https://homebrew.bintray.com/bottles/mongodb-3.0.5.yosemite.bottle.tar.gz ...
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Strange TCP Connections - How to kill [on hold]

My parents Mac is having some random issues - my mum paid £160 to get the computer repaired as there were some "trojans" according to the guy on the phone from india On hearing this news I had a ...
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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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Binding a Windows client to Open Directory

Is it possible to bind Windows clients (to be specific Windows 8) to OS X Open Directory? The server is running OS X Yosemite. I have not yet found any resources that give a clear answer about this.
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OS X (Yosemite) auto login on remote desktop

I have configured my VNC server on my iMac using the "Share Desktop" feature. I'm trying to access with Ubuntu default's client Remmina. I'm currently trying to access as a view-only client but it's ...
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How to keep CentOS from losing its internet connection in a VMWare Fusion 7 VM? [closed]

I've been testing an install script on multiple OS's. So far: Yosemite, Mavericks, Ubuntu, and now CentOS 7. I'm using a trial version of VMWare Fusion 7 Pro. I didn't have any issues with the ...
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Can not delete properly ARP Table

I have the feeling that I can not delete completely my ARP table on my Mac with the last OS Yosemite. Here is what I do : Device A with IP "IP-A" is connected to the LAN with wifi I ping "IP-A" I ...
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Mac server ports shown randomly open and close

A client of mine has a server on a mac pro, and I manage it using ssh from a remote location. Last time I tried to ssh into it it gave me the error port 22: Connection refused. so I did an nmap ...
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PubKey Authentication not Working

I tried setting up PubKey authentication between my Mac and CentOS dedi server, but something is up... Here's the steps I took: ssh-keygen -t rsa Then chmod 700 .ssh/ && chmod 600 ...
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Trouble setting up MACBook to Cisco RV042 VPN

I am trying to create a VPN connection from a MacBook Pro running OS X 10.9.5 to a Cisco RV 042 Firewall/Router. Using the MacBook Pro built in VPN client software. I have exported the client ...
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How to mount a Mac OS X 10.10 shared volume with Ubuntu Server 14.04

I'm attempting to mount a Mac OS X 10.10 shared volume via Ubuntu Server 14.04.1. I've set this up successfully between two Macs but I'm having a problem Ubuntu to Mac. I've setup the shared volume ...
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Unable to install Valgrind to OS X

I downloaded the newest Valgrind and extracted it. I run ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/valgrind make which gives me make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. I run make ...
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Does switching routers when using same IP cause temp downtime?

Still learning networking but from my understanding MAC Addresses are what route network traffic so if I switch out a router but configure them with the same IP does it take time for the new MAC ...
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Mac Users - Rights Management Server

I'm having trouble with a Mac user on our network, who is unable to set restrictions on her documents. Despite this message, she is able to connect to our network and access shared drives and ...
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How to make sure clients use only the IP assigned via DHCP

We want to limit the users Internet usage on a daily traffic basis but not the local network bandwidth. Our users are on different platforms (Windows, Android, IOS), therefore it is not possible to ...
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How can I set up a local host with a reasonable name, different than “localhost:80”?

I find it confusing to work on my site locally when there's something like "localhost:80" in the adress bar. It would be much better to have something like "mydomainoffline.com" which then maps ...
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Systematic deletion of files from RAID drive

I have a client with a Mac Pro and an two undetermined RAID storage systems from Areca, running off of an internal MRAID card. They are currently using the primary RAID array for working files, and ...
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MAC address in arp table doesn't match actual MAC, why?

If I connect my laptop directly to the config port of a ubnt airFiber radio I can set a static IP to my laptop and access the default config page to change settings on the radio. When I look at the ...
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How to stop hidden mac hidden files are showing in other systems? [closed]

If i copy the Images or files from mac to other os systems, it shows the files "._.DS_Store, .DS_Store" in other os systems.How to stop it?
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Why does VNC viewer on Mac Book Pro report RFB protocol error when connecting to AWS over L2TP?

There is a small group of us working on Amazon Web Services (AWS), we use mac books as our desktop machines and VNC into servers running on AWS. The problem started when we upgraded our VPN from PPTP ...
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How can you force a Mac Pro's “Ethernet 2” link to UP, without a cable attached?

All Mac Pros / XServes have 2 gigabit wired NICs. It has always annoyed me that a: there is no way to bridge them (no BRCTL, et al. for Mac), and b: there is no way to "use" the second port, even ...
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How do I backup a couple of macs to a Linux sever?

I currently use rsync with --link-dest to get an incremental Time Machine-ish backup of few sources with a variety of operating systems to a single Linux box. I swap out the backup drive to an ...
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Where can I learn about apache [closed]

I use apache web server for web development in python. The biggest problem I face with apache is setting up the environment. I can't understand thing like what is difference between /etc/apache2 and ...
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Why is there flooding on L2 but not on L3?

Why is it, that on L2 (when there is no MAC Table entry for a new packet) there is MAC Flooding. But at the same time on L3 there is an ARP request (when there is no entry in the ARP table for a new ...
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Network account problems with mac server OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard

Okay the situation is this. Yesterday my company changed our dns server, because our former one, was too unstable to work with. anyway today i went to one of our mac server, because it needed to be ...
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OUI database doesnt include URLs. Does anything else?

So the title pretty much covers it. IEEE keeps MAC/OUI records similar to this example: 00-00-00 (hex) XEROX CORPORATION 000000 (base 16) XEROX CORPORATION ...
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Cross-platform filesystem watcher, running in VM watching host?

Can anybody suggest a way to copy data from a VM's host to the VM[0] in way that is cross-platform across hosts (i.e. Windows, Mac or Linux)? Right now, I'm achieving this by running rsync in the VM ...
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Best way to restrict some SSH users to publickey authentication only (disable password authentication)

I'm running Mac OS X Server.app on Yosemite and I have SSH enabled for users with the default settings in /etc/sshd_config (publickey and password auth enabled by default). However, I need to ...
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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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Automounted AFP home directories are owned by root (OS X Yosemite client, Linux Servers)

What I am trying to do but can't get to work I am trying to set up network users in Yosemite clients with their home directories on kerberised AFP. I am using automountd to have the home directories ...
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“dsconfigad: Invalid credentials supplied for binding to the server” when baking in password

I am using apple remote desktop to try to bind our macs to the AD. Every time I get the error dsconfigad: Invalid credentials supplied for binding to the server. dsconfigad -add domain.com -computer ...
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gitolite mac don't add new user to authorized_keys

I installed gitolite and every thing works fine for me as admin. But when I'd like to add add a new user the new user can't connect to the server. After I looked into the file authorized_keys I saw ...
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Log out graphical user from command line

Just curious mostly. Say I have someone logged into their Mac in the normal way -- ie. a graphical logon -- and the system becomes mostly unresponsive and I need to log them out. I can reboot the ...
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Which filename encoding should I use to be compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux

I'm using a Linux server as fileshare. These files are accessed by Windows computers with a Samba server, accessed by Macs with a netatalk server (afpd) and also trough ssh an sftp for Windows, Macs ...
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OS X server Open Directory fail over successfully but not the user home directories

We setup the OS X server Open Directory(OD) master and replica. Users are created on master and their home directories are on the master server. When the master OD server is down, the OD client (MAC) ...
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Can I use nmap to discover IPs and mac addresses?

When I need to locate the IPs of devices by their mac address on a Windows system, I normally use Advanced IP Scanner (from radmin.com) to scan the network, then I use arp -a to list the mac ...
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Setting up a private server for Windows and Mac Computers [closed]

I work in a University Laboratory and we want to install a server that allows each user to login to any computer in the lab with their own credential (We have a small laboratory with about 10 ...
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Mac Maverrick AD binding

I have about 40 Macs on my AD Domain running OS X 10.9 (plus OD server). Recently the two MacPros (one aluminium case and one black shiny ash tray) have lost their binding to the AD, so I have unbound ...
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localhost went “It works!” - and nothing else

I'm working with Mac's built in Apache, and everything was just great UNTIL - something went wrong. I think it's the .hosts file. http://localhost results with "It works!" message, while any ...
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HTTPS request works to Linux, not to Mac, sometimes

I have two sites, say mac.example.com and linux.example.com. I'm using the same wildcard SSL cert, obtained from RapidSSL. If hit up either of the sites in a browser, hosted either in Linux (on ...
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What to do With Power PC Mac Systems

I have a customer - a small business where IT is a cost center, not a profit driver - with six high-end PowerPC machines (dual-CPU Power Mac G5, 2G RAM, the works...). These machines will shortly be ...
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MAC ID Binding to IP on Windows

Is there a way i can bind a certain IP to have traffic allowed if it has a certain MAC ID on windows routing and remote access or network policies? Basically Associated MAC ID to IP xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx ...
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How Do I Automatically Update My Database Nightly

Currently, every day before I start work, I complete the following procedure: ssh to the production server gzip our daily database dump file scp the gzipped dump file over to my computer gunzip the ...
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Mac minis disconnecting from 1GbE: RFI / EMI?

We have several 2012 Mac minis in our server room that reliably disconnect from 1GbE network (but otherwise appear to still be working) when the adjacent servers are under heavy CPU load. We suspect ...
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Exchange: disabled OWA, macs wont connect, etc

Specifications: Windows 2003 server Exchange 2007 I recently renewed a certificate using exchange shell on my email server because my users were getting certificate errors when they logged into ...
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How to train users converting from PC to Mac/Apple at a small non profit?

Background: I am part of a team that provides volunteer tech support to a local non profit. We are in the position to obtain a grant to update almost all of our computers (many of them 5 to 7 year ...
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How do you secure Macintosh clients in an open-access computer lab?

Since I've actually run UNIX for personal use outside of work, that apparently makes me the newly anointed Macintosh expert at my workplace... I've got an open-access computer lab (12 iMacs )that ...
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Permissions on Windows share being accessed from a Mac - Access denied but should not be

I have a weird problem for some Mac users accessing a Windows (2012) share where the folders are 'locked down' i.e users can not create folders, only files. In essence they have all permissions ...
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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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OS X Mavericks (or Yosemite) on new VM in Vsphere? [closed]

Am I able to install OS X on a VM in VMware VSphere Client? I've already got ESXi 5.5 installed on my testing environment at home on my Dell PowerEdge server with 4 VMs running windows OS's accessing ...