Mac OS X is an operating system from Apple Inc. It was the successor to Mac OS 9 and here the 'X' means 10. Mac OS X is based upon the NeXTSTEP and OpenStep OSes developed in the 1980s and 1990s by NeXT Inc., which Apple purchased in 1996.

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Cant see Shared Macs over PPTP VPN (OS X)

I have setup a PPTP VPN using a DD-WRT router which is functioning fine. I can ping internet to external and external to internal. I have also tested file sharing over AFP and SMB with success. My ...
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Does MacOS/X have an OOMKiller? [on hold]

I'm curious (just on general principles) about MacOS/X's behavior in the face of memory+swapfile exhaustion -- does it have some recovery mechanism (like Linux's OOMKiller) that it can use to prevent ...
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LDAP configuration for Mac server

We just migrated our php webapps to a new web server (Mac OS X 10.9.5). We are having trouble with ldap logins to the webapps. We are able to successfully connect to a remote ldap server, but when we ...
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Best way to back up and sync data for OS X? [on hold]

Have a MacBook Pro running OS X Mavericks with a SSD that has a 250 GB capacity which is almost full. Over the past 2 years, I have used numerous (from Western Digital to Seagate) external hard ...
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how to install an older version of a pecl package

I have this code $passengerId = new \MongoId(oPassenger->getId()); return $this->createQueryBuilder('Device') ->update() ->multiple(true) ...
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Is my SSD dying? [migrated]

Walked away from my late 2012 Retina Macbook Pro for about 10 minutes, and came back to a gray screen with a flashing folder with a question mark on it. I wasn't doing anything too disk intensive at ...
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Increasing Mac partition after shrink Windows Bootcamp partition [migrated]

I have a Mid 2010 Macbook Pro running Mac OS X 10.9.4 with a 500GB HD. The HD is partitioned with 370 GB to Mac and 128 GB to Windows and I decided to shrink the Windows partition to 65 GB because I ...
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Cannot get ZFS pool created in OSX to import on Linux system [on hold]

I'm experimenting with different file systems for use between a dual-booting Linux/OSX laptop which will act as a testing platform. Despite being a BSD variant, I've had a lot of trouble finding a ...
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OS X Not Trusting Thawte Primary Root CA - G3

We recently renewed our Nginx webserver's Thawte SSL certificate. Previously we'd been using SHA1 as the signing algorithm, but this time used SHA256 which leads to a new root certificate known as ...
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Strange character in the password field of OSX Terminal

Why is Terminal in OSX 10.10 (Yosemite) is displaying a dot in the field of password everytime it asks for a password. I did not receive something similar in the previews version of OSX. Is it an ...
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Is it possible to have 2 wireless interfaces and have each interface connect to a different VPN over a MacPro? [closed]

Is it possible to have 2 wireless interfaces and have each interface connect to a different VPN over a MacPro? Basically, I have a MacPro with 2 wireless interfaces. I connected to both wireless ...
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Where is the index.html on OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) Apache setup? [migrated]

I've started up Apache on my Mac and get the "It works!" message, but I have no idea where that file is. I've checked the httpd.conf file and the location listed is: DocumentRoot ...
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OS X enable scp but disable ssh login

How can I disable login for a user on OS X but still allow them to scp files to/from that machine? I've come across a shell replacement "scponly" but that doesn't compile for OS X (and is really ...
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Printer on OS X not printing across VPN subnets

I have an interesting situation where I have a two servers that connect two subnets via a VPN. One side is 192.168.0.0/24 and the other is 192.168.1.0/24. Communications appear to be working okay. I ...
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installing windows on mac from usb drive without having a dvd drive installed [migrated]

I've 15 inch machbook pro non-retina, i've removed the dvd drive and install SSD instead, when i try to install windows on bootcamp drive from usb drive, the usb drive don't boot, i remove the SSD ...
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pfctl for diverting socket?

I have been trying to use divert socket with pfctl but no luck yet. Basically, I want to use what I could do with ipfw as below with pfctl: ipfw add divert 5000 ip from any to 4.2.2.4 Now I want to ...
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Mac OS X mail server - automatically routing spam to junk folder

I am running Mac OS X Server (10.9) with the built-in Mail Server. We have SpamAssassin configured to identify junk mail. I've been asked to configure Mail to route mail which SpamAssassin identifies ...
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nginx only serves php located in the root

I have the following file paths http://localhost/test.php http://localhost/playground/server.php Both of them simple hold <?php phpinfo(); ?> The issue is, nginx will serve the first one, ...
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OSX: ssh-agent caching passphrases…but when cleared?

I have a ssh RSA key in a client OSX 10.9.4. The SSH server is ubuntu. Everything works OK, but the problem is that my OSX ssh-agent seems to be caching the passphrases. The first time I ssh, it is ...
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MacOS X 10.9 Mavericks Kerberos login w/ FreeIPA

Has anyone successfully set up authentication and authorization between MacOS X and FreeIPA? An old revision of the FreeIPA documentation explains how to get it working in 10.4 and nothing in their ...
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BASH: Create a temporary password variable that doesn't get stored in history? [duplicate]

I have a script that runs a curl request in a loop. The request needs to include my credentials using the --user option. I'd like to assign my password to a local variable $password, and then supply ...
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Problems with AD login - Mac

So unfortunately, this problem occurs commonly, but not consistently enough to reproduce. We have Macs running 10.9 joined to a remotely managed Active Directory. However, it seems that every once in ...
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I need to enable wifi access through terminal in OS X

I am clearing out an old Mac Lab to recycle the Imacs throughout the organisation. I think my predecessor issued a terminal command to disable wifi access and none will allow the wifi to be active for ...
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ssh timeout issue connecting to an EC2 instance on OS X

I am new to AWS and not a networking expert but curious to know more about it. I created a VPC with a public subnet only. Then i created an EC2 instance using an Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit pv AMI image ...
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Running 64-bit apache mesos on 32 bit non-Linux non-Mac OS operating system [closed]

I am exploring Apache Mesos for my next project. As I was going through the mesos documentation, I realised that it can be installed on a Linux(64 bit) and Mac (64 bit) machine. That should be fine ...
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port forwarding with pf on Mac OS 10.9

I have to setup a port forwarding on Mac Os 10.9. The mac is connected to a OpenVPN, and I need to get access to another machine on the private network of the mac through that VPN. Apparently, Mac OS ...
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Apache localhost 403 error with Yosemite

I've just installed Mac OS X Yosemite fresh. I configured Apache and chmodded "users/user/Sites" to 755. When I hit localhost I receive a 403 Forbidden "You don't have permission to access / on this ...
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Mini mac server returning:- attribute “entryCSN” index delete failure

I have an Open Directory(OD) server running on OSX 10.8.5. I have software connecting to it (a web interface) which is searching the LDAP for users. So I run the query on the web app, and look in ...
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OD Upgrade: The Home Folder Can't Be Accessed

We moved our Open Directory server from an Xserve running 10.6.8 to a new Mac Mini running 10.9 with Server installed. After much ado, this was done as a fairly clean install. Meaning instead of ...
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Where is the samba name “workstation” coming from?

The output of smbstatus running on OS X Mavericks with the latest Server app installed (but with native SMB shut down in favor of the Samba implementation from Homebrew) contains many entries like ...
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Run a script via .plist on login as if in a specific directory

My .plist file calls a shell script but the script fails because it references other files in the same directory as the script. Thus the script only runs successfully when I 'cd' to the correct ...
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Vagrant Determining IP information for eth2… failed [closed]

Im running a vagrant file to bring up a CentOS Virtual Box on OSX, but when running vagrant up it always fails at default: Configuring and enabling network interfaces... with the error: The following ...
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AB speed test two different URLS

I have two different servers running locally with different configurations. I'm interested in seeing with is repeatedly better/faster. I'm using siege right now $ siege -r 100 -b ...
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Automated distribution and configuration for Mac OS X

I'm looking for a solution that will allow me to do the following on a network of mac-only for which I am the administrator. single click" Distribute software to one or more, or all Mac devices ...
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Gitlab on Virtualbox VM with repositories on host os

I've set up a Virtualbox VM (debian 7.6) on my MacMini (10.9). I've successfully installed Gitlab (7.1) in the VM and I'm able to access it from all machines in my network. I'm able to log in and ...
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MySQL access denied error when connecting via SSH tunnel

For months I've been connecting to the MySQL instance running on our local test server through an SSH tunnel without any issues. All of sudden though, with no changes I can think of, the server has ...
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Force DNS lookups through specific adapter on OS X?

Is there a way to force DNS lookups through a specific adapter's servers on OS X? I have an ethernet connection and a wifi connection, but I'd like all DNS requests to go through the ethernet ...
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Windows Server 2012 DHCP and OSX Devices

I've recently put together a small office network (around 20 devices) with an attached machine running Windows Server 2012. Our gateway router provided by our ISP was pretty useless and started ...
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Can I create a share on a Windows Server Domain Controller for anonymous Mac OS access?

I'd like to have a share on a Windows Server Domain Controller (2012 R2) with Mac software for folks on my company to install from. Not everyone who will have access to this share will have a domain ...
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starting nginx on mac fails with 48: address already in use

I'm trying to start nginx on my Mac OS X using the command sudo nginx It fails with the following error nginx: [emerg] bind() to 0.0.0.0:8080 failed (48: Address already in use) nginx: [emerg] ...
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How to configure custom DNS server with Docker?

I need to add a few lines to /etc/hosts for my web-app to work inside a Docker container. Docker's /etc/hosts is read-only. I'm trying to use dnsmasq: FROM ubuntu:14.04 # ... RUN apt-get install ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 performance for Mac OS X Clients (File Services)

I am inheriting a Windows 2012 R2 Server that is experiencing abysmal SMB/CIFS performance for Mac OS X Clients in particular. The server is doing file services and is an Active Directory Domain ...
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Mavericks - APN Active Directory Users not being pushed

We have hit a problem with our current AD -> OSX Server integration project. We have our OSX server (mavericks) connected to our AD domain and running open directory/profile manager. AD users can ...
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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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Apache fast-cgi and php-fpm failing to run php file?

I have been trying to switch my server from mod php to fastcgi set up on an apache server running on osx (as a development machine). My problem is that php-fpm doesn't seem to processing the files. ...
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Processes hanging indefinitely when reading from network connections

An update to the below: I have experienced a similar problem on an unrelated script, on a Debian virtual machine in a different datacentre. This looks suspiciously like the issue described here (and ...
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VPN and router pass-through

I have been having trouble with VPN on my router, so I thought that since it allowed VPN Pass-through, I would set up a VPN server on an Ubuntu box here, and pass through to that. I have set up PPTP, ...
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Obtain an offline image of an Xserve disk

We have an Intel Xserve with Mac OS X 10.4. It seems to have been infected by a virus. We want to obtain the disk image without booting into the OS. Preferably, we would want to boot via a USB disk ...
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Routing tables in OS/X Mavericks - causing traceroute: sendto: Cannot allocate memory

OS/X does most of its routing based on the order of the interfaces in 'Network Preferences'. I need to separate traffic, so I've put the default route first, and then routed traffic to the second ...
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How to ssh localhost login without password [closed]

My os is OSX.When I do ssh localhost, always ask password to me.But I don't know password.How to login without password. ➜ ~ rm -rf ~/.ssh ➜ ~ ssh-keygen ➜ ~ ls -lstra ~/.ssh ...