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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OSX SL Server CalDav/DirectoryServices Authentication Error

I have a OSX SL Server (Version 10.6.8) that has been in production with about 40 users for approximately a year now. Since day one I have had problems where occasionally a users iCal client throws ...
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Unable to bind OSX 10.9 to Active Directory 2008

I am struggling to bind OSX 10.9 to a 2008 r2 Active Directory. I can join the domain fine when I boot into Windows from the same machine. From OSX I can find the domain controller successfully and ...
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Samba4 share: Windows can read/write, OS X can only read

In the last few days I've played around with Samba4. I've created a new domain, some shares and everything works well. At least when I'm working with windows. We have some OSX clients an I'm testing ...
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Difference between ulimit, launchctl, sysctl?

When managing the limits of the operating system (specifically OSX), what is the difference and overlap between the functionality and history of these three tools: ulimit launchctl, launchd sysctl ...
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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 ...
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Mercurial storing metadata on OS X

I was searching for convenient incremental snapshot & rollback & show-what-changed solution for my OS X boxes, and ended with simple yet powerful idea — why not create Mercurial repository at ...
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SBS 2011 Essentials and too many new Mac users

We currently have about 15 users on a Windows SBS 2011 Essentials Server. I've just been informed that we plan to bring aboard about 15 more users that will be using Macs. We'll be using a Mac ...
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added apple.schema to slapd.conf but Workgroup Manager still doesn't work

I've included apple.schema, apple_auxillary.schema, and samba.schema in the slapd.conf file. Rebooted the slapd service with no errors. When I try to connect to the OpenLDAP server with Workgroup ...
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Deny Delete Windows SMB fileshare - Mac OS X client

I'm struggling with this one. We have a folder within a shared drive that a certain group (group1) of users that can read/write and delete their own files and folders. However there is one account in ...
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NFS inherit permissions from shared directory - Mac OS client

Short question: Is there a way to have files on a NFS share on a Mac OS client inherit the permissions of the shared directory? Scenario: Ubuntu 12.04 server Mac 10.7.4 client shared directory has ...
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how to tune NFS client on MacOS to get Linux like performance?

I have a NFS server running Linux and exporting a couple of shares. Both Linux and MacOS clients connect to the server, and while with the Linux clients I get ~ 75MB/s write speed, the MacOS clients ...
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what is macosxserver in httpd.conf of apache?

what is the meaning of macosxserver in httpd.conf of apache ? it is say that .but what it is ??? when I use websharing ,it works but I typed sudo apachectl start ,it did not works ,just say not found ...
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squid configuartion on MAC OSX lion

I have installed and configured squid in MAC OS X lion. It is working fine (when running ./squid it is not returning error) but not sure is it caching the content or not. My target is to setup PROXY ...
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Umlaut encoding: tar on Mac Lion

I have a tar archive created on an old Unixware machine using ISO8859-1 encoding. When I try to extract it under Macosx Lion, I experience a bit of weirdness with German umlauts. For instance: I open ...
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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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TLS (STARTTLS) Failure After 10.6 Upgrade to Open Directory Master

Environment: Mac OS X 10.6.3 install/import of a MacOS X 10.5.8 Open Directory Master server. After that upgrade, LDAP+TLS fails on our MacOS X 10.5, 10.6, CentOS, Debian, and FreeBSD clients ...
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Why is Apple System Image Utility so slow?

I'm using Apple System Image Utility (SIU) on Snow Leopard 10.6.2 and I am rather disturbed it takes over Three hours to make a Netrestore or Netboot image. I'm using as the donor machine a brand new ...
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launchd & launchctl Aqua session type on OSX Tiger

I have a script which I can successfully schedule using on OSX Leopard as follows :- launchctl load -w -S Aqua com.floehopper.script Apparently I need the Aqua session type because the script ...
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Why is my OSX client having so much trouble connecting to our SMB server?

I'm asking this here because I think I'm more likely to find SMB/kerberos experts here than in Ask Different, which seems to be mostly related to OSX client issues. When I first connect to our SMB ...
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Mounting an NFS or SMB share onto OSX only while connected to VPN

I'm setting up my machine to connect to network share resources at the place I work (there are NFS shares and SMB shares). This access is only possible through VPN. So my question is, Is there a way ...
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How to prevent Microsoft Small Business Server Active Directory addresses showing up in OSX Address Book?

A client has MS Small Business Server installed and numerous iMacs and MacBooks in their office which staff use. They use Google Apps for Business for email not Exchange. Their IT guy needed to ...
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How can I prompt Mac clients connecting to RDS/Terminal Services to change password at first login?

This is my first implementation of Remote Desktop Services/Terminal Services; we are using it as a solution for Mac clients that need to run a piece of new Windows-only software. My question is about ...
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Failed To Install syslinux on USBDRIVE with Mac OS X

I am creating Ubuntu Server 13.10 Bootable USBDRIVE with command line using Mac OS X, In this i tried to install Syslinux on USBDRIVE by using syslinux command by following: xxx-Mac:~xxx$ sudo ...
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Weird permissions getting set on directories after rsync

I've got a drive on a Mac (OSX 10.7.5) that I'm sharing on the LAN. In the system preferences, the share is set so System Administrator has Read & Write access, System Group has Read Only, and ...
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Trouble with name resolution when using programs like `gem` in shell

I have trouble with name resolution when using programs like gem in my shell within my office environment. Whenever a program needs to connect to a remote host, it fails to resolve the domain name, ...
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Configuring dnsmasq to properly work with mod_rewrite on Mac OS X Mountain Lion

I desperately need help. I read an article on the echoditto blog (http://www.echoditto.com/blog/never-touch-your-local-etchosts-file-os-x-again) and followed the recommendations for setting up ...
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OSX chrooted sftp alternative with sandbox-exec

As a follow up to this stackoverflow question, I am trying to use sandbox-exec as an alternative to chrooted sftp with the internal-sftp method. The sshd config is: Subsystem sftp ...
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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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How to add Postgres support to PHP installed by Homebrew?

I have already installed and configured new version of PHP with Homebrew, including MySQL support and XDebug. That works fine. However, I need to install the support for PostgreSQL as well. How can I ...
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Local transparent proxy with ipfw and squid

I want to use a local transparent proxy to have a single place to enter the password to an office proxy. Basically, all the TCP packets sent to port 80 except the ones sent to specific subnet should ...
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What ports need to be open for Calendar and Contacts services to facilitate calendar resources on Mac OSX Server 10.8

We use Mac OSX 10.8 with Server 2.2.1. When creating a calendar appointment on a client connected to the OSX server from within our local network (behind our firewall) we can select calendar ...
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pecl_http : Apache is unable to load http.so

I'm using MAMP 2.1.3 with Mac OS 10.8.3. I've just installed the pecl_http extension with Mac Ports + PECL. The http.so exists and is in (correctly set in php.ini) : ...
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saving issues osx 10.8 adobe photoshop on server smb

we get several saving issues while saving files in Adobe applications CS 6 (especially in Photoshop) on a Windows Server 2003 Share connected via SMB. Unfortunately the problems aren't able to be ...
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Write issues on Linux Samba shares with OS X clients

Our web development company has a Linux server with a Samba share which employees use to develop websites. On the Samba share are numerous directories which serve as document roots for a webserver ...
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Trouble configuring file auditing on mac osx smb file shares to log hostnames of student laptops

I have a mac mini lion server that has a student username on it. All around the school the kids use laptops that connect to a share based on what classroom the laptop came from. It works like this. ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 SMB share, deleted files and folders lock up

We work in a mixed Mac / PC environment. Desktop operators work on Mac only, whereas our backend services are Windows based. Also some manual operations are done on Windows 7. We call our problem ...
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can't modify workgroup users mac OS X

We recently changed our file server host name to [something].local and installed XMAPP to run an intranet. The computer name remains the same. Everything works fine other than we can no longer manage ...
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MacOSX Server vpnd “CANNOT_LOAD_BUNDLE_ERR”

My office vpn server (a mac osx server) doesn't seem reliable. Clients loose connectivity to the server after 15-20 minutes or more of activity. Often the the first time authentication is re-tried the ...
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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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OS X 10.8 Server - Apache Python

What module does OS X 10.8 Server use to provide Python support for Apache? I know it uses some form of CGI, but I wasn't sure if it was mod_python or mod_wsgi. Also, are there any gotchas with that ...
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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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How do I resolve a PHP error “Failed opening required” in a symlink context?

I am running Apache/PHP on MacOS X Lion 10.7.4. My directory structure is set up as so: /Users/achan/Sites/ lrwxrwx--- 1 achan staff 23B Apr 27 16:21 epwbst@ -> /Users/achan/dev/epwbst` ...
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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 ...