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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“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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On MacOS X, can I configure Wifi from Puppet or the command line?

I would like to create entries for the company's Wifi in every Mac via Puppet. Is this possible? (or if it is possible from the command line, I can figure out how to do it in Puppet)
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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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Unable to understand the folder /var/virusmails in Mac OS X

I was completing the instructions in finding MySQL's password, when I saw this My var at Root has the folder /var/virusmails which name is strange. The user of the folder is _amavisd which I do ...
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connecting to OS X remote management VNC from Linux or Windows

OSX box has remote management enabled (AppleVNCServer) and port 5900 open. Using tightvnc/ultravnc/realvnc can't connect because of "security protocol mismatch" (don't have the exact phrase). Googling ...
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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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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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how to silently install .dmg in MacOS?

I have a .dmg MacOS package (with 'continue' buttons, EULA etc) that i need to install on multiple computers. Is it a way to do so silently via a bash/python/ruby/etc script just like silent MSI ...
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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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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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Monit won't start: “Cannot translate '<hostname>' to FQDN name — nodename nor servname provided”

I installed monit-5.3.2 on OS X 10.7 but haven't been able to get it running. When I run sudo monit -t I get: monit: Cannot translate 'hakan' to FQDN name -- nodename nor servname provided, or not ...
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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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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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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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Do Mac OS X servers have a security mechanism that blocks a user if they log in from two different IPs?

A trusted friend and I had ssh'ed into a Mac OS X Web Server (either 10.6.8 Snow Leopard or 10.7 Lion) from two different locations. Then my password stopped working when trying to log in. I can ...
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View old Inbox messages in (OS X) Mail.app via Exchange IMAP?

We're thinking of migrating our Mac users away from Entourage 2008 and instead using Mail.app (built into OS X Snow Leopard). We're running SBS 2003 so it's Exchange 2003 for now. When I setup an ...
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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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Postgres cannot start on lion due to missing server configuration file

I am trying to setup pg on a relatively clean lion install and it's not being successful. First I successfully installed homebrew, and installed postgresql without any errors. Then I tried to run a ...
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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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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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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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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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Dynamic vhost giving 403 forbidden on OSX Apache

I have followed this guide and am trying to create dynamic vhosts on OSX by allowing foo.dev to direct to the web folder /foo. My difference being that I am using ~/Sites as my web folder instead of ...
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Accessing CIFS shares from an OS X machine incredibly slow

This is a longshot, because this issue seems over-reported and unanswered on the internet (see references below), but it is about time this issue is permanently solved. The facts: Server: Windows ...
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Mac OS X machines - VERY slow access to Windows shares

I have a handful of mac boxes accessing a share from a remote Windows Server 2003 box over a site-to-site VPN. They are connecting to the share using cifs, authenticating with AD credentials, and ...
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subversion issue on mac os x

This exists in my httpd.conf file: <Location /svn> DAV svn SVNParentPath /Users/iirp/Sites/svn Allow from all #AuthType Basic #AuthName "Subversion repository" #AuthUserFile ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I access a local web server on my laptop from another computer?

I have an app running on my computer at 127.0.0.1:3000 I would like to access that app from an iPhone connected to the same network. I have done this before but blanking out on how I did it. Any ...
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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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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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on SSH login, get message 'Could not chdir to home directory"

I am SSHing into a Mac OS X server running Tiger. When I log in I get put in the root directory and shown this message: Could not chdir to home directory : No such file or directory My $HOME ...
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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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Resolving to virtual host very slow on Mac OS X Lion

Since upgrading to Mac OS X Lion (from Snow Leopard), I have noticed that resolving to a virtual host is very slow (between about 3 seconds). I have found a number of tips (e.g., not using the .local ...
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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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Copying files from OSX to samba, force create mode not working

I have a problem whereby I have set up a samba share with these parrameters: [Design] path = "/sec/projects/design" writeable = yes browsable = yes valid users = @design force group = design force ...
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VNC viewer not connecting to MAC from PC

I have a VNC server running on a Mac. When I try to use a VNC viewer, it says "no matching security types". Is there any other software which can connect to a Mac like RDP? If iI use screen sharing ...
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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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Getting full path of executables in ps auxwww output

Consider the following lines from a "ps auxwww" output: USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TT STAT STARTED TIME COMMAND root 4262 0.0 0,1 76592 1104 s005 Ss 10:02am ...
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What is the OS X / BSD equivalent of the GNU “ps auxf” command?

In the GNU utils, ps auxf gives the process list with forest (tree). Is there a equivalent for this command at BSD / OS X systems?
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Converting UTF-8 NFD filenames to UTF-8 NFC, in either rsync or afpd

I have a home file server running FreeNAS 8. A few days ago I used rsync to upload my entire iTunes library from Mac so that I could load my library over the network instead of off a slow USB drive. ...
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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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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 ...
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WebDav issue with Mac OS X 10.5.3 onwards

We upgraded to Mac OS X 10.5.3 and getting problem when uploading files (PUT) to a webdav server (the server is Apache running on a Windows environment). When we drag and drop on to a webdav folder ...
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DNS not resolving the same as host

We have an OSX host and an ubuntu 10.04 vagrant instance running on virtualbox. While attempting to send an email to emailtests.com (for email testing purposes) we noticed that the DNS was not ...
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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 ...