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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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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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Mac OSX 10.7 server with 10.6.8 clients - old network accounts work, now ones created since May do not

I have a Mac OS 10.7 server, and a number of 10.6.8 clients in a school. For the last year and half, network accounts could log into the clients with no problem. There is a set of presets in ...
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Mac clients intermittently wait minutes to connect to SMB shares

My Mac OS X (10.6 & 10.7) clients all intermittently but frequently experience extremely slow connection times to my Windows 2008R2 shares. From the Go To Server menu, they can enter an smb:// ...
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Microsoft Entourage/Exchange Server problem: all objects disappeared from server - still in some form on the client

One of our employees works with Entourage on his MacBook Pro (OSX 10.6) accessing Exchange Server 2007. Last Friday morning, I think while working over a VPN, Entourage (I think it was Entourage) ...
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fast ping response, latency on traceroute

I have a very strange problem. In short pings to my wireless AP are low (around 1ms), however, once I do a traceroute, the latency to the AP (1st hop) suddenly jumps to ~1000ms. Any ideas what may be ...
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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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Can I create root level shares from AD User Accounts?

Given a file structure for User accounts of \\file-server\students\grad-year\user-home-folder, is it possible to create shares of \\file-server\user-name? I have a Mac/Windows mixed environment. The ...
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MS SQL 2008 - Can I use Windows Authentication to connect from a Mac

I have been using Navicat SQL on Mac (Snow Leopard) to connect to MS 2005 via "Basic Auth" and all is good. However the DB is now being migrated to MS 2008 and try as I might I cant get on via Windows ...
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Unable to bind OSX 10.9 to Active Directory 2008

I am struggling to bind OSX 10.9 to a 2008 r2 Active Directory. I can join the domain fine when I boot into Windows from the same machine. From OSX I can find the domain controller successfully and ...
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How do I prevent rsync failure from breaking my ability to SSH into remote AWS server?

I'm running into this problem where if my rsync to an Amazon CentOS instance breaks mid-transfer (with a Ctrl+C for example), subsequent logins to the server no longer works. The Server just responds ...
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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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The holy trinity of Exchange, Sharepoint, and… Macs :(

We have some Public Folders containing Calendars, that were originally set up using Kerio. We've since migrated to Exchange (2010 SP1), and are in the process of recreating some of the systems we had ...
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Dell Switches and Spanning-Tree Route ID Configuration

I am analyzing a network for a colleague. It's a fairly simple topology and all the switches have converged on a common root-bridge, however two of the non-root bridges have identified the root as the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mac OS 10.6.8 Firewall Blocking Wiki for ONE User

This is a very bizarre issue that I hope someone can help with. We're running 10.6.8 server to host our internal wiki. We had the firewall enabled on that machine without any issues. Last week one ...
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Outlook 2011 Errors

Could not synchronize record: Undeliverable: {TITLE} to Exchange server: {NAME} Operation would change object type, which is not permitted. Error code 19759 Would clearing cache or readding the ...
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OpenLDAP 2.4 and Mac OS X Local Directory

OS: Centos 6.4 OpenLDAP: 2.4 Mac: 10.8.3 through 10.8.4 I have an OpenLDAP server and I'm able to have users authenticate, however, for some reason even though I've changed the Mappings of ...
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Trying to compile phpredis on a mac using phpize54

I installed php 5.4 using mac port. I then git cloned the phpredis repository ( https://github.com/nicolasff/phpredis ). Then, I execute these commands: phpize54 ./configure make && make ...
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Samba is faster than NFS when accessing from Mac, any reason

Refer to this question (closed): Sharing folder from Linux to Mac, Samba or NFS?, most people suggested that NFS is faster and therefore I did a quick test: MacBook Pro / OSX Lion Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Cisco SR520W-ADSL-K9 + Mac/iPad/iPhone = “The negotiation with the VPN server failed. Verify the server address and try reconnecting.”

I am seeing the following error when attempting to connect to an Cisco 520 Secure Router /w 802.11g SR520W-ADSL-K9 with Mac, iPad or iPhone clients "The negotiation with the VPN server failed. Verify ...
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can't modify workgroup users mac OS X

We recently changed our file server host name to [something].local and installed XMAPP to run an intranet. The computer name remains the same. Everything works fine other than we can no longer manage ...
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While using an ntfs smb share for mac users, do symbolic links and extended attributes work?

We have a majority of mac users but we'd rather support their file sharing using a Windows server with an ntfs drive, or at least a Linux server with ext3. We've had trouble, much trouble, utilizing ...
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Open Directory authenticated bind succeeds, but creates incomplete record

I have about a dozen Macs running 10.6.7 or 10.6.8, which are all failing to bind properly to my new 10.7.4 Server OD. I can bind them just fine via Directory Utility or dsconfigldap, and it reports ...
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How can I setup webdav server using SSL on a Mac (Lion)?

How can I setup webdav server using SSL on a Mac (Lion)? Thanks in advance!
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Mysql client hangs when returning large result sets

I have a strange problem on one Mac: when doing selects that return large result sets (> 10.000 rows), the sql client on that machine hangs. It does not return anything and just waits. All other ...
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SVN server authentication on Mac - users are not recognized

We have a anomaly here, trying to set up SVN authentication. Here is apache configuration: <Location /repo_main> DAV svn SVNPath /svn/repo_main AuthType Basic AuthName "svn" ...
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2 Computers, same network, different outgoing speeds when uploading to internet?

Update I've tested both machines plugged directly into the modem, DL is 30Mbps, UL is 12Mbps for both machines. IPCop appears to have some issue with the G5. I have 2 work machines in my office, a ...
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Setting up single sign-on between Mac client & OS X Server

I'm not "single sign-on" is the right terminology for what I'm trying to accomplish, so please correct me if I'm wrong. We have a Mac OS X Server and Mac clients. Kerberos and Open Directory are ...
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How do I get self signed SSL certificates to work locally on Mac OSX?

I'm trying to test a local page on my local git repository. Unfortunately, the SSL certificates I installed using OpenSSL and Mod_SSL aren't seeming to work. I've worked on checking the httpd file ...
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Mac Code Signing Certificate - Can't Renew

Got an alert on server that the certificate is going to expire. I click the "renew" button and it says Unknown Error. So I dig deeper and run the following on the command line sudo ...
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Windows 2012 R2 Server and Mac clients - Move/Rename issues

I am administrating the computer network of a small company which has 12 Macs under Yosemite (10.10.5) and used to have an Apple Mac Mini Server running out of space. I've decided to switch them to ...
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Remotely Connecting to Redshift

I'm trying to connect to Redshift from home using psql and am getting the "could not connect to server: Operation timed out" error. This only happens while I am away from the office (it works when I'm ...
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How to set up libreswan with PAM and Google-authenticator for Mac Clients

I can't seem to get xauthby=pam working. I recompiled libreswan with PAM support. The VPN server does work when I set it up to use chap so I know the server is largely set up right. I'm following ...
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bulk enabling ssh on multiple macs in network

Is there a more automated way to enable ssh functionality on all the macs in a network. At the moment our solution is to manually do this machine by machine... this isn't ideal. This is part of the ...
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Prevent Mac clients from saving a file on a Windows Server that violate windows server file name policy

Is it possible to setup a Windows server to prevent Mac clients from saving files to a Windows share via SMB that violate Windows file name policy. Things like leading and trailing spaces, /, "\", ", ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Automated SSH script locked out

I SSH from my Macbook into a linux server with an automated macro util, and on 3 occasions in the last year it has not accepted my password. In those instances I used the host's provider's console to ...