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1answer
133 views

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 ...
3
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1answer
671 views

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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2answers
76 views

Windows laptops similar to macbook pro [closed]

My employer provides a macbook pro with core i7, 16GB ram and an SSD drive. It is an awesome laptop. I am able to run 2 VMs, glassfish, mysqld, IntelliJ IDEA at the same time. Is there a equivalent ...
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1answer
86 views

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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0answers
280 views

Macs losing connection to SMB shares on Windows Server 2012?

We have 2 fileservers running Windows 2012. Each share about 10 folders via SMB 3. About once a week per fileserver, Macs will suddenly be unable to connect to one of the servers (not both). Looking ...
3
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1answer
722 views

OSX 10.8.3 creating/editing files on Windows 7 share creates weird blocking account [closed]

I have a share on a Windows 7 machine that acts as a server. We have several people on Macs that need to create/modify files on this machine. When one of these people creates a file on the share ...
1
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1answer
485 views

Samba3 share for Windows, Linux and OSX is unreliable

Our companys NAS recently died and has now been replaced by a rackserver running Ubuntu. I installed samba3 which authenticates against our active directory. I defined a share for our graphics ...
2
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0answers
143 views

How to get “tail -f” working on a file located on a Windows share

I'm using a Mac and I have mounted a Windows network disk in my file system using "Connect to Server" in the Finder. In the terminal when i do tail -f on a log file located on said network disk, tail ...
0
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1answer
52 views

Looking for input on Windows+Mac Clients setup

I'm in the process of building the architecture for a new SMB. Some decisions have already been made, but I'm looking for some input from the community. Basically, the fundamental problem I'm trying ...
0
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1answer
282 views

Having XP VM use my host OSX ssh tunnel to connect to a remote site? [closed]

I am using Mac OSX and have Windows XP running on VMWare Fusion. I'm creating an ssh tunnel from OSX to a remote server, and then trying to have Windows XP use that tunnel (I actually use a program ...
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1answer
58 views

Apple And Windows On One Machine [closed]

Am planning to start developing Android and Iphone/Ipad applications. Before that i came to realized that developing iOS applications is only possible on Mac Machines. Am looking for ways to have ...
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1answer
93 views

Cleanest way to relocate User Profiles to seperate Raid drive with MAC OS X users RDP to W2K8R2

I have a company that WANTS to be windows but the Owner....loves his MAC so I now need to migrate all the C:/Users/? folders to the shared drive in a clean way. I have a few ideas of how to do it but ...
0
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2answers
232 views

How should a small team using multiple OS's deploy over github?

We have a small development team that have recently moved to using github to host our projects. The team consists of three developers, 2 on Windows and 1 on Mac. I am currently researching the best ...
3
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2answers
683 views

Centralised Password Management Software

Currently, the company I work for has nothing in the way of password management - everything is in a big excel spreadsheet that everyone has access to. Obviously this has a whole rash of issues ...
2
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1answer
3k views

Why does Mac OS X ignore my Windows NTFS and Share permissions?

Mac OS X Snow Leopard Windows Server 2003 Windows Folder "Videos" Share Permissions on Videos - Everyone NTFS Permissions on Videos - System (Full Control) - Domain Users (Modify) - Domain Admins ...
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1answer
186 views

Windows Domain Members can't see OS X Server

I setup Server 2008 R2 running Active Directory and now Win7 clients who are members of the domain can no longer see/access our OS X File Server. Doesn't show up in Network, nor can it be accessed by ...
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2answers
1k views

Is Imaging over wireless possible and/or feasible? PXE boot over Wireless?

I am looking to implement (if possible/feasible) the ability to image a PC and Mac via our wireless network. Is this actually possible? I have read multiple documents that newer Macbook Airs can do ...
1
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1answer
636 views

Windows XP cannot execute binary file on Network Share

I'm having a Network Share provided by a Mac OS X Lion Server on a recent Mac Mini Server (CIFS / SMB); mounting the share in Windows (XP) is no problem, reading and writing neither. But when ever I ...
2
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1answer
250 views

IPSec between OS X clients and Windows Server (native, no 3rd party)

I would like to connect Mac OS X (Lion) with Windows Server 2008 (R2) using IPSec natively. Simplest possible settings: No certificates, no tools, no specials. Just a Windows Server with IPSec ...
0
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3answers
181 views

Does this hard disk drive support hardware-based full disk encryption? What are some effective interrogation tactics?

I am trying to determine if a particular hard disk drive supports hardware-based full disk encryption. I know I can use the model number and check the manufacturer's website, but that is only feasible ...
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2answers
71 views

Multiple websites on the same network [closed]

I'd like to set up a series of local development servers using the same IP address and different domain names, although I'm not sure about how to set it all up. I created the following domains ...
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2answers
120 views

Finding out how host names are resolved [closed]

I'm working on a network analysis tool (academic research), and I would like to find out what DNS is used on the machine the software is running on. I'm not a network admin, and I'm wondering: what's ...
1
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1answer
197 views

Can't telnet from windows machine to OS X laptop on same network?

I'm trying to telnet from my windows box into a service running on a known-available port on a mac laptop, but the connection is getting refused. I can telnet into the service locally. Firewalls are ...
6
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3answers
409 views

Centralised Authentication - Recommendations?

I have a challenge presented before me, and that is to centralise authentication. Period. That's because me and my big mouth said I like LDAP, and anything can authenticate against it. I have pretty ...
1
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1answer
133 views

Shared encrypted network volume accessible from for both Macs and PCs

Due to financial regulations, I need to set up a shared encrypted network volume with the following properties: Shared encrypted network volume with read/write access for specific users. ...
1
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1answer
106 views

Macs connecting to Windows File share

So, we have Mac users who connect to our Windows file shares. When they open the first time, they are connected without issue, but if they were to close the finder window and try to open it up again, ...
0
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2answers
132 views

Log into Windows/Mac OS X authorised against users on a Linux server

We have a Linux server, and about 10 Mac OS X (10.5 Leopard and 10.6 Snow Leopard) workstations and 5 Windows (mostly 7, some XP) workstations and are looking at expanding. Is it possible to log into ...
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2answers
41 views

How do I get bootcamp to properly pay attention to the option key?

I have bootcamp installed, and it has worked fine (for months) until today. When I boot up now, it goes straight into OS-X, whether or not I have the option keys pressed. It still sees the other ...
5
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3answers
9k views

How to fix OSX client to Windows share hangs?

I have 2 x MacBook Pro's (OSX 10.6.7) that access files stored on a 64-bit and a 32-bit Windows 7 PC. The MBP clients can connect to the Windows shares and transfer files with no problem. However, ...
2
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3answers
1k views

Remote access Windows from Mac OSX?

I have Googled and I found some remote access tools. From Microsoft: Remote Desktop From Apple: Apple Remote Desktop Which one should I use? What's the difference between these two: Microsoft ...
0
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2answers
589 views

Which DHCP clients use which options?

I would like to use my DHCP server to give information about some local services like ntp, using DHCP options as explained in the dhcp-options(5) manpage. Does anyone here know, or is there a good ...
0
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1answer
368 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 ...
1
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3answers
391 views

How to automatically announce Linux server resources to clients with arbitrary OSes?

I have a Linux server that needs to offer some services to an intranet. There will often be users that are not too familiar with using their laptops in a network environment, and so I'd like to ...
1
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4answers
596 views

The difference between administering Mac OS vs Windows machines

What's the difference between administering Mac OS vs Windows machines in terms of : difficulties encountered access control security the number of calls to the helpdesk (is it lower?) I've never ...
0
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1answer
147 views

Unable to Modify Files on Windows Share from OS X on Domain User Account

A few of my end users use Macs. One of them is currently unable to save files to a our Windows file server running Windows Server 2003. The file permissions for his user account are setup properly, ...
1
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1answer
216 views

Mac OS X: Access AD Network Resource with Computer Credentials

I'm trying to write a script (AppleScript or shell) that connects to a Windows Share and have it use the computer's credentials rather than the user's, i.e. assume the computer name is "workstation1", ...
0
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3answers
895 views

Connecting with SMB from Mac to Windows server

I'm trying to connect from my Mac to a directory on a Windows server. Here is what I'm doing from the finder : menu Go->connect to server->smb://srv-fichiers1/Personnel/conujer I get an error ...
0
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1answer
949 views

Free PXE boot server for Windows or OS X

OS X (leopard, not server) seems to have tftp and some kind of dhcp server built-in, which seems like it would be enough to make PXE boots happen, but I don't really know where to start. I have ...
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3answers
98 views

Can someone explain to me in simple terms rather or not i can boot my pc from a virtualbox created drive?

hell everyone. i believe there is a post about this but advanced users tend to leave advanced answers when speaking amongst each other, so heres what im doing (keep in mind im not a total noob, i pick ...
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1answer
261 views

Significant differences between PHPs memory_get_peak_usage() on Windows vs. OS X

Can anyone explain why the same PHP application running on a Windows server reports memory_get_peak_usage() as ~3.25mb, but on OS X gives ~19.5mb? Obviously one is very wrong, but I don't know which ...
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2answers
51 views

FileMaker Server 9 and .to6 files: Why doesn't it open them?

I have a bunch of .to6-Files that get opened without a problem with FileMaker Server 9 on Mac. Now I copied them to a Windows box with FMS9, and they are not even detected by the admin console. Is ...
0
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3answers
185 views

How can we implement network search for Windows AND OS X clients?

We have a network with Windows 7 and OS X (10.5 and 10.6) computers. Our servers run on Windows Server 2003 (1 Small Business Server, 2 Standard). We need to be able to search through about 15.000 - ...
0
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3answers
38 views

Migrating outlook user to entourage

Can anyone give advice or pointers to resources for migrating a PC Outlook user's email, contacts, etc, to Entourage 2008 on a Mac? Most of what I see is from circa 2005, and I wonder if there is ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Why does the Mac OS X (10.6) Finder stop being able to connect to Windows computers?

We have one Mac (a MacBook Pro Unibody) amongst our Windows machines which connects to the "server" (actually a Dell running Windows XP Pro) to access documents. This works just fine most of the time, ...
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1answer
264 views

Changing Permissions on a Windows Share from Linux?

I haven't the slightest idea is this is possible, though I believe it is not. I would like a Linux client to be able to change permissions on folders on a Samba share on an NT (or Windows 2000, or ...
6
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2answers
6k views

mstsc /admin for Microsofts RDP for Mac OS X

How do I access the reserved admin session using Microsofts RDP client on my Mac? The equivalent to mstsc /admin on the Windows client.
2
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1answer
1k views

Can I have a Linux based Server which handles roaming profiles for Windows and Mac OS X?

Is it possible to have roaming profiles for Windows, and portable home directories for Mac OS X be served up from a Linux Server ? ie: 1 home directory for a mixed environment.
2
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4answers
3k views

How often should we virus scan our computers?

We are just in the final stages of finishing our AV management solution (McAfee ePO) and we are fine tuning our client policies. How often should we have our client PC's & Macs run a system scan? ...
0
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1answer
1k views

OpenVPN, Great on Windows, VERY slow on Mac

I'm not really an IT Pro, but this seemed like the best place to ask this question... I have setup VPN networks in the past, for fun, and everything was great, but now I've set one up for my boss, and ...
2
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1answer
764 views

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 ...