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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550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable on OS X server 10.6

I recently added a new domain to my mail server. I have 1 main server mail.example.com and several others that have the mx record pointing to mail.example.com. My two new domains have the mx record ...
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Permission error on Windows server 2008 when creating folder through Macintosh

I have a Windows Server 2008 installed on a client's server and the user is using Mac OS X (I believe 10.6, Mountain Lion) and his user (which I'll identify by Mr.Foobar) is included in the domain ...
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Pound Ubuntu 12.04.1 - Private IP in apache logs. Should be Client's external IP. Help?

Have installed apsis Pound on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04.1. I am forwarding HTTP requests to an XServe (Snow Leopard Server) Apache instance, my problem is that I am getting local private IP addresses in ...
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dnsextd connection to server error

How can I correct these dnsextd errors in my system error log? dnsextd keeps starting and restarting via lanchd. Can I disable dnsextd via command line? dnsextd ConnectToServer: connect - Socket is ...
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After binding Mac to AD, first login successfully creates mobile account and logs in, after that next login locks AD account

Mac os x 10.7 and 10.8 AD Server 2008 R2 Binding using AD Plugin or dsconfigad -add mydomain -username myuser -ou "OU=Computers,OU=Sites,OU=Mysite,DC=mycompany,DC=com" Works fine. First login ...
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Installing BugZilla on Snow Leopard Server: Perl install issues

I'm installing BugZilla on Snow Leopard Server (latest version) using these instructions. And I'm having problems installing required perl modules. It says to run commands that look like this to ...
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Unattended silent install of Java on OS X Lion/Mountain Lion (OS X 10.7, 10.8)

As Java is not installed by defaults on Lion and Mountain Lion systems (OS X 10.7, 10.8) I would like to deploy it to all machines on our network. I understand that I can simply download the .pkg and ...
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Why does my long-running nohup process quietly stop processing on Mac OSX?

I have a Ruby rake process that does a whole lot of intensive data loading and manipulation. When run a against a particularly large file, the process will run for several hours (which is fine), but ...
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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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Amanda: selfcheck fail, client times out

I'm testing an Amanda install on an ubuntu 10.04 server as a backup server for primarily OS X 10.6 clients. The server has been setup and has successfully run backups on specific local directories ...
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NFS mounted from Mac OS X Lion doesn't update

Using Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3, I mount my NFS share exported from a Linux machine like this: My machine is a Linux 3.2.0-17-generic. $ sudo mount_nfs -P precise:/media/sda2/datas/SAB /media/nfs1 ...
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Update Snow Leopard Server under VMware Fusion

Since the Snow Leopard support was dropped in VMware Fusion 4.1.1, I had to resort to Snow Leopard Server to QA software on Snow Leopard (since my desktop is running Lion). Installing developer seed ...
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Can't edit an account in MySQL Administrator on OS X

I'm running MySQL 5.5.20 on OS X 10.6.8. Using MySQL Administrator 1.2.12 (the latest) I am unable to edit any accounts. After successfully connecting to the database in MySQL Administrator, I go the ...
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Outlook 2011 saves to draft instead of sending

Every now and again, (once a day for some users), emails get saved in the draft folder and not sent. There is no message to show this when it happens, just a few hours later, you notice unread ...
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OSX Lion SFTP Chroot

I am looking to allow my SFTP users on my OSX Lion box to be chrooted so they cannot see anything else. I know about the usual changes in the sshd_config that match the user and set the chroot ...
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munin-node installation on 10.7 OSX host

We've got a pretty good setup in house for using nagios + munin-node to monitor the various boxes. having some trouble getting munin-node going on our first OSX server (10.7 mac mini server model) ...
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Using OSX home directories from linux

I'm running an OSX (Snow Leopard) Server with OpenDirectory, which is nothing else than a modified OpenLDAP with some Apple-specific schemas. However, I want to reuse this directory on some of my ...
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mac osx lion samba3 installed, not visible in windows 7 network list

so here is the thing. i have installed samba3 on my macbook pro (osx lion) if i go to my windows pc and i put \\<ip of mac> into explorer bar this works i get the list of shared files. But now ...
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Windows password notification for Ubuntu/Mac users

So, I know in Windows Server you can set a GPO to notify "Windows Users" x amount days before their password expires. My question is, what's the best/simplest way to notify other platforms as well? At ...
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Connect to OpenLDAP with Mac OS X Workgroup Manager?

I would like to be able to manage my openldap server using the mac os x workgroup manager. How do I authenticate as it asks for a username and password as opposed to DN? I believe it has something ...
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Problems with multicast under Mac OSX Lion

We have been developing our Java applications under OSX for some time. Since switching to OSX Lion (version 10.7.1 now), we see sporadic issues around multicast packets going into the bit bucket and ...
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Add new ODBC driver libs to PHP on OS X 10.6?

I'm trying to access a PostgreSQL datasource via ODBC from the installed stock PHP (OS X 10.6). Queries just hang, and I'm suspecting it can't find the PostgreSQL driver library which was installed ...
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Is there a way to force a Password policy to local OSX users?

i have to manage a couple of MAC's with local accounts. Now i know pwpolicy to set local passwordpolicys, but i can't find a way to force a password history. I tried to use the "usingHistory=5" ...
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Is there a convenient UI to control squid acls?

I'm looking for a convenient way to control access controls (specifically, to block URLs based on regex matching) of a squid server running on OS X. I checked out webmin and it seems incredibly ...
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iCal Server invites on Mac OS 10.6.6 aren't working: 403 Forbidden

I have an iCal server running, with a group calendar set up through a wiki site for all of my users. All users trying to access the calendar are members of the group. Adding, removing, modifying ...
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Macs not printing to new printer via Windows 2008 R2 Print Server

One of our departments recently acquired a new Kyocera TASKalfa 520i. Almost everyone in this particular department uses OSX. We have a Windows print server, and generally all Macs print through it ...
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AFP AD ACL permissions issues with external drive

Mac OS X Server 10.4.11 connected to an AD domain system serving AFP shares to Mac OS X 10.5.8. If I create a share on the the internal RAID of the server with an ACL that allows RW to all ("Domain ...
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autofs mac os x afp not loading as correct user?

I am way out of my depth, and I am trying to get all of my nodes on a cluster to mount a drive on my head node. I am using OS X 10.6. I've got /etc/auto_master and /etc/auto_afp configured according ...
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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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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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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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CentOS 7 Minimal X11 forward SSHD misconfigured xauth paths

When I ssh to CentOS from Mac OSX ssh user@server -X -vv The X forwarding works fine but I've been seeing this message Warning: untrusted X11 forwarding setup failed: xauth key data not ...
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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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Office 365 - Outlook For Mac Not Authenticating

We have Office 365 (for business) and a few users who want to use O365 apps on their Mac. Outlook is causing a problem when trying to authenticate / authorise the application (before adding the email ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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MySQL character-set-server won't take effect

I'm trying to have my MySQL server use UTF8 as the default collation and character set. I am able to set everything except for the character_set_server which always takes 'latin1' as value. I have ...
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snoopexec with parent processes and full command path and args?

How would I coax the excellent execsnoop script into also providing full command path + args and the parent process pid + its name?
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Can MacOS VPN be configured via Puppet (or the command line)

I run Puppet on MacOS X. I want to configure the Cisco VPN client using Puppet. Is this possible? (Or ... if it can be done from the command line, I can figure out how to do it in Puppet).
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MacPorts: download outdated package and compile without installing them

I'm using MacPorts on some osx servers. I would like to be able to download outdated packages and compile them without installing the new binaries right now (when doing something like port upgrade ...
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Autoreconf configure error (Libiconv Not found)

I'm getting the following error while configure the autoreconf in terminal. i'm ran the code sh-3.2# autoreconf -ivf //This part rans fine. sh-3.2# ./configure ......... But i have installed ...
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Netatalk shared folder shows as readonly on OSX

I have a few Mac clients connected to a Linux server running Netatalk 3.1.1. The server is connected to an AD domain, the clients are currently not. Previously all users were connecting under a single ...
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OS X Server 10.8: perils of chmod -x mds?

I'm running a bunch of OS X servers, one of them (the only one not running on SSDs) is continually giving me grief with super sluggish performance due to mds running crazy. I have disabled spotlight ...
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Mac OS X ramdisk for tmpdir in mysql error starting mysql

I successfully created a ram disk using: diskutil erasevolume HFS+ "ramdisk" `hdiutil attach -nomount ram://904800` Here are the disks: Chris-Muenchs-MacBook-Air:data cmuench$ df -h Filesystem ...
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SSH not working in mac os x

I am using OpenSSH_6.2p2, OSSLShim 0.9.8r 8 Dec 2011 on mac os x. I can't able to connect my LAN machines using SSH after connected VPN(fortinet). Below is the ssh debug trace. OpenSSH_6.2p2, ...