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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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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Can't move large files, always get Input/output error after some time

I want to move a large file (hdd of a paralells vm, 81G) from one hd to another. After some time I get the error message: Input/output error. What can I do to move the file? I checked source and ...
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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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Cannot SSH to my Server, The connection Hangs [migrated]

Hello i have setup a home server which I am trying to access remotly. I did this a while back and untill recently I moved homes and ISP. I have port forwarded with my new ISP to be able to access the ...
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What NIS maps are needed for OSX 10.6 to authenticate?

What NIS maps are necessary for OSX 10.6 to authenticate? I have an ubuntu-sever sharing NIS, and from the OSX client, ypcat passwd, ypcat group and (as root) ypcat shadow.byname all work, and return ...
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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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A single AD user can't log into a single Mac bound to the domain (DirectoryServices error). How can I resolve this?

On our campus, we have about 60 Macs joined to our Active Directory domain. Most users have no problems logging into Macs, as long as their accounts are configured correctly. However, we have one ...
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Docker on osx - How would it help me? [closed]

I hear a lot about docker for a few months (who doesn't right?), and eventhough I understand how docker is interesting for a Linux user I don't understand how it could be helpfull for a mac user. ...
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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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Is it possible to have two versions of Vagrant in Mac OS X? [migrated]

in my company we are using Vagrant 1.3 and I cannot update it because the Vagrant files we are using in our development environment are tied to that version, and they won't work anymore. I am ...
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Constant prompts for credentials from one Mac Outlook 2011 client

The majority of my Exchange users are all on Windows 7 and have no issues (at least using Outlook...) but a subset of the executives are ardent Mac users running Outlook 2011 for OS X. One of these ...
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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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Access OSX Server from Internet While OpenVPN Is Active [migrated]

I have a OSX box sitting at home that I am using as a server. I have set up OpenVPN using an app called Viscosity (just a GUI for OpenVPN) and have configured it to route local network (192.168.1.0, ...
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OS X Server with Open Directory and Network Configuration

I am trying to use a Mac Mini as an Open Directory domain, however it fails on the Open Directory Setup. The exact error from the log is a below: Server[308]: An error occurred while configuring ...
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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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Apache and dnsmasq not pointing to correct directories

I am trying to get apache working on OSX Mavericks using dnsmasq and php as described here http://mallinson.ca/osx-web-development/ I created a new directory /www with subdirectories /www/home and ...
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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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How to delete a route on a specific interface?

When I start a VPN connection, a new default route is added on the utun0 interface: Destination Gateway Flags Refs Use Netif Expire default utun0 ...
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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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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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Mac OS X yosemite broke my imac [migrated]

I recently tried to update my iMAC OS to yosemite as most people had already done it a while ago. it downloaded the package when rebooted to install it. It was stuck with error message. It looks as ...
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Installing MySQL with Macports on Yosemite [migrated]

I am following this tutorial Step 3 (Install MySQL) but it's failing. I am running Mac OS X Yosemite and have freshly installed Macports 2.3.3-10.10. sudo port install mysql51-server failed with "All ...
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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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You are unable to log in to the user account “user_name” at this time

I have a Mountain Lion server and two Mountain Lion clients. I have two network users. From one of the clients I can log on using either of these two accounts, from the other I cannot log using ...
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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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Mounting HFS+ (hfsplus) RAID 1 under Linux 3.13 [migrated]

I'm using a Linux Mint liveCD to rescue data off a Hackintosh which had its boot drive fail. I also have an HFS+ RAID 1 (created with Disk Utility in OS X) on separate drives in the system. ...
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Enabling pf for transparent proxy on Mac OS X Mountain Lion

I'm doing some usability testing of a web application and am attempting to debug and record some SSL sessions using mitmproxy as a transparent proxy and for some reason pf under Mac OS X Mountain Lion ...
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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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PacketFilter on OS X preserve destination address for sshuttle [migrated]

There is a cool utility out there called sshuttle (https://github.com/apenwarr/sshuttle). It has depended on ipfw to forward packets in the past. It appears that ipfw is mostly broken in Mavericks ...
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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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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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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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OpenSwan (IPSEC) on Fedora 13 with Snow Leopard as a client

I recently installed OpenSwan on my Fedora 13 machine. I want to use it to connect with Mac OS X with L2TP over IPSEC, unfortunately I am already stuck on the IPSEC-negotation part. My server is ...
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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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Enabling `mod_rewrite` apache, permissions issues

In attempting to enable mod_rewrite on the Apache2 web server installed with Mac OSX 10.7.4. Following these instruction, ultimately using the configuration to host CakePHP applications, I run into ...
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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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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 ...