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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Automated the reflection connecting process by taken connection details from file

How to automate the Reflection connection? For example In order to connect to linux1 machine I need to do the following manual steps Open reflection window --> click on connection setup button ...
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SSH Public Key Auth doesn't work under clean reinstall of OS X Yosemite [migrated]

After a clean reinstallation of my MacBook Pro with current Yosemite, the SSH login to all my servers using Public Key auth stopped working. Generating a new Public Key out of my Private Key and ...
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OSX Mavericks: package installs fail, Gatekeeper seems broken [migrated]

For some reason my OSX Gatekeeper seems to be broken. Every time I try to install software I get: the package was signed with a certificate that has expired. However, when looking at the certificate ...
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Web server not accessible to other systems on LAN

I'm trying to test a web site being served via nginx on my Mac. Things work just fine accessing the server on that same Mac, but when I try to get to it from a couple of Windows machines on the same ...
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Puppet and launchd services?

We have a production environment configured with Puppet, and want to be able to set up a similar environment on our development machines: a mix of Red Hats, Ubuntus and OSX. As might be expected, OSX ...
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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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2006: MySQL server has gone away

I am getting 'Lost connection to MySQL server' and '2006: MySQL server has gone away' errors so frequently that the server is unusable. There are questions related to this issue, but none that apply ...
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Install Ubuntu truncate command to Mac OS X 10.7

Is there any way to install Ubuntu's truncate command to Mac OS X 10.7 in order to use the command in Terminal shell?
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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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How to change sshd port on Mac OS X?

I want to change sshd's port on Mac OS X from default 22 to 32, but editing /etc/sshd_config seems does not work. How can I change it?
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OSX Maverick Java version's mess

I have installed from the Oracle website, the latest version of Java needed to run Cassandra. Unfortunately, I still get the error message : "Cassandra 2.0 and later require Java 7u25 or later." ...
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Moving MySQL files from Mac to Linux

I had a mysql server running on a Mac. Unfortunately, the Mac died. However, I got a backup. I am now trying to restore the server on a Linux machine. I have moved the mysql files located in ...
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How can one force Open Directory server to provide its full certificate chain to connecting clients?

The Problem We've created an Open Directory master on OSX 10.10 Yosemite + Server.app v4: $ sudo slapconfig -createldapmasterandadmin admin Administrator 1000 Which generates a root CA, an ...
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How to enable DIGEST-MD5 SASL mechanism in Open Directory?

We've created an Open Directory master on OSX 10.10 Yosemite + Server.app v4: $ sudo slapconfig -createldapmasterandadmin admin Administrator 1000 But it doesn't support DIGEST-MD5: $ ldapsearch ...
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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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How can one enable DES-encrypted keys on an Apple KDC?

We are running a KDC on OS X 10.10 Yosemite, to which we have added a service principal for remotely accessing a (legacy) host: $ kadmin add -r host/a.b.c.d@REALM Since the host only supports ...
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Ubuntu server PPTPD with OS X clients Problems

I'm trying to get a PPTP server running on a ubuntu server, but I've run into some issues with it. I followed this guide on how to set up pptpd on my server, and everything went smooth, but when I try ...
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route vpn over wifi when ethernet is first priority

I have a very special problem and google couldn't help me so far. I usually connect to the Internet via ethernet (en3). For some applications etc I need a wifi connection (en1). So my service order ...
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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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iptables equivalent for mac os x

I want to forward requests from 192.168.99.100:80 to 127.0.0.1:8000. This is how I'd do it in linux using iptables: iptables -t nat -A OUTPUT -p tcp --dport 80 -d 192.168.99.100 -j DNAT ...
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OS X Mavericks (or Yosemite) on new VM in Vsphere? [closed]

Am I able to install OS X on a VM in VMware VSphere Client? I've already got ESXi 5.5 installed on my testing environment at home on my Dell PowerEdge server with 4 VMs running windows OS's accessing ...
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Error on .ini file trying to run supervisord

I am trying to use http://supervisord.org/. But came across and error. I have the supervisord.conf file in the same directory I am running this in. I tried to run supervisord for the first time on my ...
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OSX Server : Folders randomly going missing

I have OSX Mavericks with the Server app sharing files on our network. I am also running SMBUp for windows pcs. Randomly the two mounts will be set to hidden stopping users from being able to view ...
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OSX Yosemite IP Forwarding not working

I coudn't manage to set up basic ip forwarding on OSX Yosemite 10.10.1 Mac-Mini. I use the exact same configuration on a OSX Mavericks 10.9.5 Mac-Mini, and it's working perfectly ? I set the sudo ...
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ProFTPD error on Mac OS X 10.10

I am setting up a web server on a mac 10.10 and have setup proftpd application to provide the ftp service. I am using webmin to configure this service I have created a user and restricted the users ...
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How to use ssh without knowing remote user's password? [closed]

I am trying to use ssh and login to a different mac (B) from my mac (A) but do not know B's password. Is there anyway of finding B's password or doing this without access to B?
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Configuring Macs in a windows domain?

I recently came across This article highlighting issues with ICMP redirects on a number of platforms (iOS/Android) and specifically Mac's. When speaking to my admin/support staff, they raised the ...
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How to change php binary location in OSX command line

I'm trying to update where the command line gets the location of the php binary: webserver: /usr/bin cli: /opt/local/bin/php Where can I edit so when I do 'which php' it shows me /usr/bin/php
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XAMPP 403 after all permissions set - OSX 10.9.1

I tried installing the latest version of XAMPP as a simple testing platform to demo PHP on before moving to our production server. I set up a couple of virtual hosts for convenience, but they ...
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Postfix not working on MacOS Yosemite [closed]

Postfix would not bind to the ipv6 port. Gives an error of: *** postfix/master[39799]: fatal: bind fe80::1 port 25: Can't assign requested address
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Samba 4 “file server will not allow any additional users to log on”

I have samba 4.0.6 as AD DC and fileserver on ubuntu 12.04 in a Mac environment. After some time the OS X clients will not connect to the server with the error message: "The file server will not allow ...
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How to make a Macintosh register a Hostname to the DHCP Server?

I have a MacBook running Snow Leopard in our company's internal network, which is basically a Windows domain network. Our TO department complains about my MacBook not specifying a name to the DHCP ...
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How do I write an rsync exclude for a directory tree with names containing spaces?

I'm trying to exclude a directory tree as part of an rsync command embedded in a bash script approximately like this: $OPTIONS="-rl --exclude 'Some Parent Directory/Another Directory'" rsync ...
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Monitor log files in realtime, like “top” monitors processes [OS X]

Is there a command/program for OS X that allows me to hook to a file and display its changes in realtime without re-opening it, much like "top" monitors system processes in realtime?
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Equivalent of logrotate on OSX

Is logrotate hiding somewhere on OSX, or is there an equivalent? It's not in /usr/sbin.
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SSH Public Key Authentication Fails Mac OSX

I am trying to get a coworkers MacBook Air running on Public Key Authentication and even after generating a new SSH key I haven't been able to get it to run like I have mine. Double checked file ...
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MySQL server PID file could not be found

I can start mysql fine, /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server start Starting MySQL SUCCESS! But any mysql action after that I get the error: MySQL server PID file could not be found ...
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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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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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ssh to multiple hosts and sudo multiple commands

I need to loop through and ssh to multiple hosts and run a series of commands on each. something like: for i in $(jot -w '%02.0f' 14 1) >do ssh user@host$i sudo -i "command1; command2; command3" ...
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OS X Server VPN service starts httpd processes

I'm using OS X Server 4, and when I enable its VPN service, two httpd processes start, which locks up port 80. I run an Apache server separate from OS X Server, so when I enable VPN in OS X Server, I ...
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How to make the 'less' command handle UTF-8?

On my Mac terminal, printing UTF-8 works in general, but the less doesn't work correctly. So this works correctly: $ echo -e '\xe2\x82\xac' € but piping it into less gives something like this: ...
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Using DSCONFIGAD to bind computer objects to a specific OU using a FQ LDAP DN

The DSCONFIGAD utility for OS X has a -OU parameter that allows one to generate and bind computer objects to a specified -OU via a FQ LDAP DN argument. This is taken directly from Apple's DSCONFIGAD ...
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Extract correct format of key and cert files from .p12 file for a SSL MEAN App?

I'm writing a MEAN app for my university department on my Mac development machine. I started with the boilerplate from mean.io. In the configuration file config/env/all.js, there is a section for ...
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IIS 7.5 on Windows 7; I Can reach “Default Web Site”, from my MAC, but none of the other hosted sites

I'm using VPN and Microsoft Remote Desktop to access my work Windows 7 VM. I need to get my Windows 7 machine to serve SAMClientDev (see screenshot), so that I can access it from my MAC, but I keep ...
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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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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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hdparm on OS X

On Linux, I can verify and change the low level parameters of my disk drive using hdparm. Is there an utility providing the same capabilities for OS X, or perhaps some other way of manipulating the ...
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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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Script to apply Simple Finder restrictions to Mac OS X user?

Is it possible to script (e.g. with AppleScript or bash shell script) applying the Simple Finder and an associated application whitelist to a local user account on Mac OS X? We are using Mac OS X ...