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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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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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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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Avoid changing IP by end user (Portable Devices and PCs) [closed]

I've got a big network (about 500 clients) and want avoid to changing IP by end users. My Core Switches is Cisco 4506 and my DHCP server is FreeBSD. In fact i want sew the MAC address and IP be ...
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Kill unresponsive process by name but preserve responsive processes [migrated]

For some reason, I end up with a fair few Google Chrome Helper processes which stop responding, hogging CPU resources. Usually I just run killall Google\ Chrome\ Helper, however this kills all, ...
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NoMachine: Can't connect by a ssh protocol. Verify that SSH is installed [closed]

I started facing this issue recently where NoMachine (on my Mac which acts line NXClient) started giving this error: Can't connect by a ssh protocol. Verify that SSH is installed on your ...
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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 ...
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when ssh from mac to ubuntu server, it will be added to hosts.deny

information I asked the same question in stackoverflow.com and was told that this would be a better place to ask. I'm running an Ubuntu Server 13.10. I can connect to it using SSH from any computer ...
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Active Directory account lockout policy not working on Macs

I am running AD on Windows Server 2003 and made sure our account lockout policy is set to 5 attempts before an account gets locked. It works on any Windows computer running XP/Vista/7/8, but the ...
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How to share my linux folder with mac mini over nfs [closed]

I tried to mount using following command after exporting the folder in linux source machine ( NFS server) . sudo mount -t nfs -o resvport,rw 192.168.12.10:/home/pavunkumar /private/nfs It is ...
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Unable to locate DHCP Server …

I am supporting a mixed Mac OSX and Windows environment. There is a rogue DHCP Server which seems to be providing the ip-addresses to Mac systems on the network. I have used both ZenMap and Wireshark ...
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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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MAC address conflict [closed]

Computer A have two network ports, A1 and A2. Computer B have 1 port B1. The MAC address of B1 and A2 are identical, but both computer connects to the same network using A1 and B1. A2 are not ...
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Ensure Macs get correct machine name from DHCP?

I have a problem in our network where our Mac's occasionally get given the wrong machine name while, I guess, getting a new DHCP lease. The DHCP servers are Windows based - the bulk of our network ...
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Varnish installer cannot find PCRE when it is already installed

I am trying to install Varnish-Cache 4 on my Mac OS X 10.9.3. But I get this error: checking for PCRE... no configure: error: Package requirements (libpcre) were not met: No package 'libpcre' found ...
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Outlook for Mac, Active Directory DNS and DDOS

Edit: This is not a question about DDOS, but a question about how to resolve a technical issue impacting only Mac clients of Outlook Anywhere. Problem and solution are are now known, but I cannot ...
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nginx symlinks permission denied / 403 Forbidden on Mac OSX

So I have an nginx server running on Mac OSX and I am trying to create a symlink in my nginx www directory from somewhere else. In the browser I get the wonderful 403 Forbidden error. I have also ...
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VirtualHost Server Not Found

After modifying the httpd.conf to include my virtual host configuration: Include /private/etc/apache2/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf, I added the following to my virtual host configuration file: # # ...
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CentOS 6.5 PPTPD, mac cannot connect

OS: centos 6.5 32bit OpenVZ 512MB + 512MB vSwap *nat :PREROUTING ACCEPT [2560:174872] :POSTROUTING ACCEPT [0:0] :OUTPUT ACCEPT [443:25824] -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 -j MASQUERADE -A POSTROUTING -j SNAT ...
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Securely copying files between two remote servers

I am trying to copy (scp) files from one remote server to another remote server. The remote servers are running Ubuntu and are using SSH authentication. The servers synchronise with LDAP, and all ...
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Backup strategy for developer-focused Apple environments?

It's interesting to see the technological split between structured corporate environments and more developer-driven/startup environments. Some of the Microsoft technologies I take for granted (VSS, ...
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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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Root certificate authority works windows/linux but not mac osx - (malformed)

I have created a self-signed root certificate authority which if I install onto windows, linux, or even using the certificate store in firefox (windows/linux/macosx) will work perfectly with my ...
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Autoreconf configure error (Libiconv Not found)

I'm getting the following error while configure the autoreconf in terminal. i'm ran the code sh-3.2# autoreconf -ivf //This part rans fine. sh-3.2# ./configure ......... But i have installed ...
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Creating multiple Virtual Hosts in Apache the right way (macosx)

I got a strange problem trying to define multiple virtual hosts in Apache. This is my code for httpd.conf file: <VirtualHost *:8888> ServerName site1.local DocumentRoot ...
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Is that MAC-48 address valid: “01:23:4:56:78:9A” [closed]

Wikipedia states about MAC-48 string format: The standard (IEEE 802) format for printing MAC-48 addresses in human-friendly form is six groups of two hexadecimal digits, separated by hyphens ...
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How to connect using IPMI [closed]

I want to install an OS on a server using IPMI. How do you know the IP address to connect to using IPMI? I have the server plucked into the wall through an Ethernet cable and it should be assigned an ...
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Using DHCP, is it possible to obtain an IP address & MAC address for a cluster? [closed]

I know that DHCP assigns IP addresses, but does it also assign a MAC address? Is this a commonly used paradigm for cluster/cloud computing? Perhaps DHCP could be used to dynamically assign a new IP ...
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Windows Server DNS with non-Windows (Linux, Mac) Computers [duplicate]

How do I get my non-Windows (Linux, Mac) computers to properly register their IP address into my DNS server? Server Name: AD1 OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 Roles: DNS, AD, DHCP DNS SETTINGS Dynamic ...
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Accessing Active Directory list on Apple Remote Desktop 3

We are working on a project where a software needs to be deployed on a set of Mac clients connected to a Windows Active Directory server. Software will be pushed from a Mac machine using Apple Remote ...
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Can a limited broadcast packet contain destination MAC address other than FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FF?

Can a limited broadcast contain destination MAC address other than FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FF? If the answer is true, could you provide an example of a protocol that uses a packet like this. Ok, to elaborate ...
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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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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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Create a 'GitHub' style index page for files/folder on a fileserver [closed]

My workplace doesn't have a easy to use document management system, and I have no chance in building or installing one. Right now, people just throw files on a shared fileserver, where search doesn't ...
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Mac Mini Server with Thunderbolt Drive as file share

I am looking at expanding my Mac Mini Server with a LaCie 10TB 5big Thunderbolt Series Hard Drive, I have received mixed messages about whether it is possible to use a Thunderbolt drive to setup ...
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Mac OS X 10.8 Server File Sharing is strangely slow

I work in a small company as a web designer/developer and part of my job is server administration. I am not a professional administrator and most of my knowledge I pick up while working. So, the ...
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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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FreeNAS, ZFS, OS X, can't get write access

I have a OS X. I configured server, based on FreeNAS. Setup sharing trough AFP service. Set all permissions for read-write access for users and groups. I do all the same things for one UFS drive and ...
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Linux iptables drop traffic based on mac address

I'm doing some testing on my linux VM with one nic, I want to use it as some kind of a firewall which can block traffic of some clients based on a mac address. The client itself is having the VM as a ...
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Intel mac not visibly booting [closed]

I accidentally changed my screen resolution to something my monitor can't handle and I couldnÄt change it back (randomly clicking on screen which worked once before). When I rebooted, I tried going ...
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How to backup an HFS+ partition using Ubuntu

i need to mount via AFP an HFS+ partition (Mac) and Backup it to an external drive, using Ubuntu. The problem is that in Nautilus i can 'view' the drive using afp:\myserver_ip but when i launch a ...
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Coldfusion 10 on Mavericks Apple Server App Broken

I run the Apple Server App to host my local dev sites, and have Coldfusion 10. I upgraded to Mavericks and that broke the Server app, said I needed to upgrade to Server 3.0 which I did, but now CF ...
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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 ...