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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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Prevent Remote Application Install On Mac OS X [on hold]

I was wondering if there's way to prevent software being install remotely on Mac OS X. I freshly reinstall the OS on the Mac, but my company seem to be still able to install software remotely. A few ...
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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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SmartSVN for Mac show error: An error occured while processing an SVN command [closed]

SmartSVN 8.6 for Mac. I can use Update & Commit,but when I click the Log button, it shows an error for me An error occurred while processing an SVN command. Access to '/svn/myprojectpath' ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Are MAC ID passed via DHCP Relay

Do MAC ID pass through dhcp relay? Even if its connected on the WAN from the internet? So if the DHCP Server is on the WAN of the router and connected to a DHCP server on the internet is it passed?
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how to install fuzzystrmatch.sql pg_trgm.sql on postgresql on mac os x

I have installed postgresql according to this, but I also need fuzzy string match functions, but I have no idea how to install these.
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Can't connect to any SMTP server from neither of the Macs in the network

For a few days now we have been unable to send out any E-mails from various Macs in the network to various SMTP servers. No changes to any hardware or software have been done in the recent time that ...
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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 ...
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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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Is there a VNC server for mac with decent international keyboard support?

I'm having trouble finding a VNC server for Mac OS X that allows me to connect from a Windows box with German keyboard layout. I've tried the built-in desktop sharing and several versions of Vine but ...
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Issue with Mac RDP clients connecting to Server 2008 if change password at next logon checked

I have a weird issue I haven't been able to figure out (primarily because I don't have a Mac to play with). When a user is connecting into our Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 servers with local user ...
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How to get the maximum details from a remote host and forcefully get a particular IP?

I have setup a Ubuntu server(xxx.222.4.216) for our Redmine tool and recently we got a IP conflict in the machine and now im unable to get back the IP(xxx.222.4.216). I would like to know if there is ...
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MacBooks are destroying SSDs

I'm opening this topic to find the cause of our SSD failure rate of +50%. We work with Mac (13" Macbook Pro & 13" Macbook Air), with installations of both Mac OSX Mountain Lion and Ubuntu. 90% of ...
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Scripting command that can be executed on Macs to generate/remove (NOT SIMPLY BIND/UNBIND) those Macs as computer objects in Active Directory?

I have searched the stacks fairly thoroughly to find a scripting language-based command that can help me develop a script to be executed on Macs capable of actually generating (NOT SIMPLY BINDING) ...
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Mail is marked as spam by gmail - no idea, why [duplicate]

I'm using my DSL-Business-connection for a small office. I just installed a Mac Mini Server with mail-support and try to send an email to googlemmil, but this mail is getting marked as spam. This is ...
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rsync --iconv option on Mac not working (sync from remote Linux server to local Mac)

I want to use rsync to backup data from a remote Linux server to my local Mac. And I want to initialise this operation on my local Mac. All works fine except that there is a special character problem: ...
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Mac clients accessing a Windows NTFS share resetting permissions at deeper folder levels. Why?

Here's the setup: Windows 2008 server c:\share folder with the following permissions (read, read/write are not important at this point, I don't think): User1 User2 c:\share\add_user3 folder with ...
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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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MAC Layer Retransmissions during the same TXOP

Back in the day I was messing around with MadWifi and, if I remember properly, after a packet was transmitted if the sender did not receive an ACK in SIFS time after the completion of the ...
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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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IIS / kerberos not prompting for credentials from Mac clients

I have an IIS server (Server 2008R2/IIS 7.5) configured for kerberos authentication. The kerberos authentication works from clients on Windows (IE and Opera both tested), but when I access the site ...
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Managing Hyper-V server(s) from a Mac?

I run a Hyper-V server running several Hyper-V VMs. I was wondering if there is any way for me to manage the Hyper-V server itself (just Hyper-V role, not the rest of the server box) and the ...
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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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Daloradius / Freeradius mac authentication

I setup a centos freeradius mysql with the frontend daloradius using the steps on this site http://linuxdrops.com/install-freeradius-with-web-based-management-daloradius-on-centosrhel-debian-ubuntu/ ...
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Mac maverick binded to AD

I got a mac laptop binded to AD successfully. Logged in with a domain user and it created a mobile account. The user used it for a day then rebooted and find that they can't login anymore. I logged in ...
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VNC viewer not connecting to MAC from PC

I have a VNC server running on a Mac. When I try to use a VNC viewer, it says "no matching security types". Is there any other software which can connect to a Mac like RDP? If iI use screen sharing ...
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Can't pipe echo to netcat?

I have the following command: echo 'HTTP/1.1 200 OK\r\n' | nc -l -p 8000 -c and when I curl localhost:8000 I am not seeing HTTP/1.1 200 .. being printed. I am on mac os x with netcat 0.7.1 Any ...