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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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AFP Share Mounting Issues

I have setup some AFP shares on our bespoke NAS system running FreeNas but seem to be encountering some issues. All the permissions are the same and the shares setup exactly the same way. I have 4 ...
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“Failed to connect to repository” in Jenkins on OSX to GitHub

Getting this error when setting up my GitHub repo in Jenkins on a OS X machine. Failed to connect to repository : Command "git ls-remote -h https://github.com/username/repo.git HEAD" returned status ...
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Problems building and using mssql.so php extension in AMPPS server on MAC OSX [on hold]

I have been using an AMPPS server on mac to serve php based websites, accessing MySQL databases. Now I need to connect to an MSSQL database. The AMPPS php installation does not include the mssql ...
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How many users on a Mac Mini Server? [closed]

Apple's recent changes to the Mac Mini line have thrown a wrench in a project plan I've been working. In particular, Apple is now only offering dual-core Mac Mini computers. The project plan ...
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rewrite url without index.php [closed]

I installed amp follow http://coolestguidesontheplanet.com/get-apache-mysql-php-phpmyadmin-working-osx-10-10-yosemite/ step, and use php slim framework router, I have a problem now I can't remove ...
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Alternate route via wifi in mac os [migrated]

Back with routing problems and hours searching through internet did not resolve my issue. Hope I will get some clues here. Here goes the problem: My office has restricted access to internet sites. ...
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error when open a terminal (Mac OS) [on hold]

According to the error information: -bash: eval: line 4: unexpected EOF while looking for matching `"' -bash: eval: line 5: syntax error: unexpected end of file ' " ' is missing, but I do not know ...
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Access files on remote computer via VPN

Environment: We have Office Mac Pro. I have Mac Mini at my home. I can connect to Office VPN. Question, How can I access file in Shared folder from Mac Pro from home? I have tried smb:// and afp:// ...
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rdr on local (originated from the machine) traffic on OSX Yosemite [closed]

I am trying to proxy 22 traffic, originated from my machine, so it will be proxied / forwarded to a remote server. This was very easy with ipfw but Yosemite has only pf .... Did anyone found out how ...
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OS X Command Line IPv4 interface Reset

Juniper's Network Connect VPN client seems to leave an OS X network interface in an unusable state if it does not disconnect gracefully. Edit: "disconnect gracefully" refers to any time the VPN drops ...
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The OSX Process that wont die [migrated]

I've got a process on OSX 10.9.5 that just wont die. I have tried kill PID kill -9 PID sudo kill -9 PID killall sshfs killall -9 sshfs sudo killall -9 sshfs Activity monitor / select process / ...
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PF rule for Continuity

So it looks like the Continuity on OS X 10.10 creates network interface on the fly (utun2 here) and my PF blocks it, so that I can't make/answer calls. I'm not an admin, just use the IceFloor for PF ...
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Tomcat 8 fails to start Catalina on MacBook Pro localhost:8080 [closed]

Installed Tomcat 8 (Users/$HOME/tomcat with a symlink from /Library/Tomcat) on MBP 10.9 running JDK 1.8. Tomcat starts but returns 404 on loading localhost:8080 when it should be the Catalina UI. ...
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How do I re-enable Kerberos authentication after upgrading to Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite?

In previous versions of Mac OS X, one could enable Kerberos authentication when a user logs in by following a support document. Specifically, this document explains that the file ...
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Understanding traceroute output / high latency vs blizzard server [migrated]

I've been trying to read about understand the output of the traceroute command on the mac but i really can't understand it very well. I'm experiencing terrible latency connecting to the diablo 3 ...
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Exchange Location Not Showing Up in OS X Calendar

Exchange 2013 & Windows Server 2012 R2, OS X 10.9.5/10.10.0. When trying to create a new meeting in OS X Calendar.app, the location field is not correctly populating with the configured meeting ...
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Vagrant private IP not found after network change

I've got a simple Vagrant Ubuntu virtual machine setup using Virtual Box, running on a Mac. I'm using private networking, configured with a static private IP like so: Vagrant.configure("2") do ...
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Mount unix samba 4 share to osx client without mangled file names

I have a unix server (arch linux) with samba 4.1.12. The share has files inside it with utf-8 nfc encoding (standard utf-8). When I mount this samba share into an osx client (10.9.5), files with ...
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Puppet: Execute script relative to file [closed]

I'm totally new to Puppet, so I'm sorry if this question isn't even well-formed haha. I'm trying to use Boxen to set up my new Macbook Pro. I've found a script that will help me manipulate what is in ...
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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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OS X bootp acts differently for different clients

I'm working on an OS X NetInstall environment, and having trouble with the BSDP portion. I have some hosts on the same subnet (build) as the server, and other hosts on a different subnet (try). ...
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rsync --link-dest not working over samba?

I'm trying to wrap my head around rsync behaviour when using --link-dest as my personal backup. My setup is a Mac Pro with a separate data partition which I want to backup to an ubuntu server. Trying ...
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Apple Open Directory password Expiry not working as desired

I have a mac running Open Directory, and I was it so that I can force users to change passwords (So I can set it then have them change it on first login). If I set expiry, the user can't set their ...
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Mounting external HDD in OSX from Ubuntu system [migrated]

Couldn't find any relevant results so hope I'm not duplicating a question. So I've got a 3TB HDD that is connected to my Ubuntu desktop via usb. How can I mount it (the USB HDD) as a drive on my OS ...
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Multiple domains within a school network environment

The work placement I am currently at has two domains a old one and a new one. The new one is pointed to our frog server which hosts our website on our internal network and we have a osx server which ...
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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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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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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 [closed]

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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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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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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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 ...