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Apple XServe not booting from anything (USB, CD) - Prohibited Sign

I have an XServe (Early 2008) which was working good before, however, I recently deleted all my raid drives because I wanted to recreate them. So now, I have nothing, no recovery partition or ...
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How to setup CouchDB server?

Context: Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard I have just installed CouchDB (using MacPorts). It runs fine locally on http://127.0.0.1:5984/_utils/index.html However, I can't quite figure how to make the ...
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Trouble setting up a Gopher server on OS X [closed]

I have been trying to host my own Gopher server under OS X (specifically, Snow Leopard), but am finding the process somewhat frustrating. After trying (and failing) to install myriad supposedly ...
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node.js server not running

I am trying to learn node.js, but I'm having trouble getting the simple server to run on localhost:8888. Here is the code for server.js: var http = require("http"); ...
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1answer
367 views

How to compile PHP with ldap support in PHP in a Mac ports Environment?

I had originally installed the LAMP stack using Mac Ports. Another project requires me to enable LDAP support. How do I get about installing it using Mac Ports? My PHP info file has no mention of ...
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1answer
135 views

VirtualHost not working?

The problem: On my local machine only, I want to enter the URL homepage.local and I want it to open my local webpage index.html found in my local directory /Users/prime/Homepage/. I thought I could ...
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1answer
194 views

Scripting access permission to Mac OS X 10.6 managed services

On Snow Leopard, I can give access to services like SSH only to specific users by using the "only these users:" option in the sharing tab of the System preferences. This is bothersome to use when ...
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SSD TRIM Support in Snow Leopard

Does Mac OS X Snow Leopard officially support SSD TRIM yet? If not, is there an expected availability? Also, is there a brand of SSD that is most compatible with a late-2009 Mac Pro?
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276 views

MacOSX Multicast storm on my LAN

In my LAN of around 100 Macs, we have serious problems in the network. For some reason unknown to me, Macs flood the network with this traffic (sniffer sample), 08:11:12.757245 IP 224.0.0.1 > ...
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ulimit -s not working on OSX Snow Leopard

I'm trying to raise the upper level of user processes on my machine. ulimit -s doesn't seem to do a thing: I've also tried launchctl limit with the same results. Don't know what else to do :S
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215 views

mysql FATAL ERROR: Could not find mysqld

I am trying to reinstall mysql make sudo make install cd /usr/local/mysql sudo ./bin/mysql_install_db --user=mysql <---- I get FATAL ERROR: Could not find mysqld I think I might have ...
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1answer
365 views

Windows 7 PPTP VPN problem

I'm currently using an win 7 as an network server at my home. I've created some shared folders wich can be accessed easily from any pc on my network (win and mac computers) recently I decided to ...
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dscacheutil shows an empty cache?

Is it normal for dscacheutil to return an (almost) empty cache? I tried the same -cachedump command on 10.5.8 and I got a list of internal and external hosts as I'd expected to have seen. The 1.5~ ...
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1answer
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Apache Serving 403 Forbidden after OS X Snow Leopard Upgrade to Version 10.6.6

I've just upgraded my MacBook Pro to OS X Snow Leopard version 10.6.6 and now Apache is misbehaving: requests to http://localhost/ generate a 403 Forbidden response -- FIXED requests to any of my ...
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MacOSX Snow Leopard on VMWare ESXi

Is it possible to run the latest version on osx snow leopard on vmware esxi? I've seen lots of documents on how to install osx snow leopard on vmware fusion and workstation but not on esxi. Thanks
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Sphinx cannot be found on your system (OSX)

I recently installed sphinx, mysql etc. and everything works fine as well. However, I always get the message: Sphinx cannot be found on your system. You may need to configure the following ...
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716 views

Install PHP OAuth Extension In Snow Leopard

I am trying to install the PHP OAuth extension in Snow Leopard, I'm using the bundled Apache Web server and PHP 5.3.2 by Apple, which is working just fine. When I type in Terminal: sudo pecl ...
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Many Snow Leopard Server Managed Preference settings do not take effect

I am managing 20 or so Apple computers running 10.6.4 with a Mac Mini Snow Leopard Server (also 10.6.4). I am using the built-in OpenDirectory in addition to Kerberos to bind the clients to the ...
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What causes Permission Denied when doing an ls on a symbolic link, when the underlying file has 'r' granted to all?

Not sure if this belongs here or on superuser.com. I'm battling with getting a C process working that needs to link in Oracle dynamic libraries. It compiles and runs fine under the oracle user (the ...
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problems with Apache on Snow Leopard

I kind of screwed up the Apache "stuff" on my Mac. Usually when I visit http://localhost/, I would see the "It Works!" but now it just lists the directory and files inside ...
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socket problem with MySQL

This is a recent problem... MySQL was working and a couple of days ago I must have done something. I deleted MySQL and tried reinstalling using the .dmg file. The mysql.sock file never gets created ...
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Automatically starting svnserve on Snow Leopard

I have installed Subversion onto my iMac running Snow Leopard, but am having trouble getting svnserve to start up automatically. As I understand it (I'm still fairly green with OSX), the best way to ...
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1answer
342 views

ScreenShare: command line and observe only

I have a wide TV screen that is attached to a Mac Mini. I am able to use this screen as a second screen using an application like ScreenRecycler. However, Sometimes I want to demonstrate what I am ...
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Snow Leopard: Optimization

I have bunch of questions: I have a Mac network, which has five Mac's. Right now, they are individually getting software updates. Is there a way to download the patches/security updates in a single ...
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1answer
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MacPorts: installing packages systemwide

On Snow-Leopard, it seems that when I install a package, it requires to be "reinstalled" for every user. How do I do a system-wide install? Thanks!
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Gitosis on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard)

I have a Snow Leopard box, where I have gitosis installed (Warning: noob alert), added a git user and I am able to remotely login to the machine with ssh. Locally, I can 'clone' my created ...
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How to install DBD::mysql on OS X Server 10.6?

Trying to install DBD::mysql on OS X Server 10.6 (mac mini server). But I'm missing the mysql headers apparently. Since mysql is already part of OS X Server 10.6, I would like to NOT install anything ...
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Transparent proxying leaves sockets with SYN_RCVD in MacOS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (and maybe FreeBSD)

I'm trying to create a transparent proxy on my MacOS machine in order to port the sshuttle ssh-based transproxy VPN from Linux. I think I almost have it working, but sadly, almost is not 100%. Short ...
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Mapping drives on MacOSX (Leopard/Snow Leopard) permanently inside LAN

How do I "map" shared folders on a Mac, permanently? With map, I do not mean 'connect', but permanently add it to the system so it exists after reboot. Since workstations tend to shutdown, I wonder ...
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No rights to write on SMB mounted volume after updating on 10.6.3

After updating on 10.6.3 I suddenly have no rights to write an mounted volumes via SMB. I had no problems before and nothing has changed regarding to rights on the Windows Server. I can read and copy ...
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1answer
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Snow Leopard NFS Server and no_root_squash

I want to export an NFS share from my Mac to a linux VMware, but I'm running into a problem with the export. Things work fine when I export as: /Users/garyrichardson/leap/nfs -rw 172.16.180.130 ...
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Postfix aliases and duplicate e-mails, how to fix?

I have aliases set up in postfix, such as the following: all@mydomain.com: foo@mydomain.com, bar@mydomain.com ... When an email is sent to all@mydomain.com, and any of the recipients in that ...
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1answer
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How Can I Open Port 80 On Mac OS X Snow Leopard?

I recently upgraded to Snow Leopard, and I want to start using the included Apache web server. I activated web sharing, and went to http:/127.0.0.1/ in my web browser. Safari couldn't connect to the ...
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Inconsistent single-word DNS resolution in OS X (Snow Leopard)

DNS resolution appears to be inconsistent across OS X for no reason I can fathom. $ ping example PING example.co.uk (80.94.32.224): 56 data bytes 64 bytes from 80.94.32.224: icmp_seq=0 ttl=56 ...
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Can I create my own S/MIME certificate for email encryption?

I'm having a bit of an issue here. Bear with me as this may be a case of "not asking the right question". Background: Using Apple Mail. Want to encrypt/decrypt email but GPGMail (and apparently ...
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How to access webservers running on ports blocked on company's network?

Case: I have set up a Mac mini (Snow Leopard, not server edition) with the Atlassian suite (JIRA, Confluence, etc. running on port 8080, 8090...) at home. At work I cannot access web-sites running on ...
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Accessing server with .local address

I just setup a new Mac OS X Server, named it myserver.local. I have a couple websites that I'm running from it as a webserver and am trying to access the server as such: ...
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VirtualHost Forbidden

Hey guys, I'm running Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard with the default Apache 2 installation that it comes with and PHP 5 enabled. Anyways, I have configured a VirtualHost whose DocumentRoot is under ...
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1answer
273 views

Compiling SVN Perl bindings on Snow Leopard: tests fail

At my work, we have to build our Subversion environment from source since it is deployed on shared applications servers and all dependencies must be contained within the user's home directory. I've ...
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3answers
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AD users in Snow Leopard with admin privileges

I've just authenticated my first Apple machine onto the active directory infrastructure. Yay! The only thing I'm having problems with is specifying that the AD user is an administrator, and able to ...
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MySQL lost after upgrading to Snow Leopard

Continuing a question started at StackOverflow - this was more of an administrative question. I made a silly mistake of upgrading Leopard a tad too soon. I thought I dumped my mysql files but the ...
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1answer
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Snow Leopard Permissions in Shared Folders reset on saving file

I have several users who access their accounts on OSX through their windows machines over samba. As soon as they update/save a file, it sets the permissions to -rwxr----- which means no other users ...
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1answer
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Mac OS X Server: what's the difference between the server userIDs and locals userIDs? Are they distinct?

super newbie question apologies: I have bought a shiny new Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server pre-installed. I have 5 macs already in the house, and of course on each one there is already a login ID ...
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4answers
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Mac OS X 10.6 issues connecting via vpn to Microsoft server

I am currently running Mac OS X Snow Leopard and trying to use the native vpn client to connect to our Microsoft vpn server. If I route all traffic via the vpn connection I am able to connect to our ...
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3answers
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Will setting MySQL root password prevent it from autostarting?

I installed and set up MySQL on Snow Leopard, and created a Launch Deamon to start MySQL automatically (Got it from this tutorial). But the step to verify that it is working, doesn't work for me: ...
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1answer
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Install gettext to Apache2 on Snow Leopard Server

I have my web server from Apple installed on my Mac OS X server, and now I want to add "gettext" and more to the server but how can I do it? I can't find php/ext/ folder, :/ and I don't know how I ...
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Mail server Mac OS X Snow leopard

I have a problem, I can't find at good tutorial how to setup my mail server. I only can get a user account with the "shortname" and my server's ip, address like nickname@10.0.1.100 :/ I need to bind ...
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1answer
660 views

How to make Mac OS X Snow Leopard Software Update to use a custom Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server

I have my Mac OS X 10.6 server, and iI have enabled software update, but now I need my Macbook Air and iMac to update from this server. I have tried to read about it, but I can't find it, I hope ...
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Permission issues with Samba and OS X

I'm having some serious permission issues with Mac client machines (OS X Snow Leopard) connected to a UNIX server (running CentOS) through Samba. No matter which permissions I set for a file on the ...
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4answers
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E-mail groups in OS X Snow Leopard

I've been trying to figure out how to do simple e-mail distribution groups in OS X Server 10.6 now for a few hours and I can't seem to figure it out. Basically I want to be able to e-mail multiple ...