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windows 8 taking long time to open Mac server share [on hold]

I have a machine running windows 8 on a Mac server environment. When mounting or accessing a small/empty shared folder on the network the computer connects fine. When accessing another shared folder ...
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How many users on a Mac Mini Server? [closed]

Apple's recent changes to the Mac Mini line have thrown a wrench in a project plan I've been working. In particular, Apple is now only offering dual-core Mac Mini computers. The project plan ...
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Windows cant open mac shared files unless read only

I recently setup a mac server (Mavericks 10.9.5, Server 3.2.1) in our office environment, mostly mac but there are two windows pcs. The windows 8 machine can connect and open files/folders without ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6.8 No Lan Access for times [closed]

I have a Mac OS X Server running 10.6.8 and a Cisco PIX 501 Firewall. Sometimes I cannot connect to the Mac Server (Ping, VNC, HTTP, FTP, etc.) from a higher level network (Computers attached to a ...
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Xserve running Mac OS X 10.6.8 has HTTP, SSH & ARD/VNC ports open, yet cannot connect?

The subject says it all. A client I have has a relatively ancient Xserve (2009 model I believe) that is running Mac OS X 10.6.8 Server. We’ve been able to remote into the system without issue in the ...
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Create Public/Shared Mailbox on OS X Server 10.9.5 with Dovecot 2.2.5

how can I create a Public/Shared Mailbox on OS X Server? This Mailbox should be available to all authenticated Users on my network and should be automatically subscribed into a folder "Public" in the ...
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I Cannot Connect to PostgreSQL After Installing the Server App (OSX Mavericks)

(This is also posted in Ask Different.) I am running the latest version of Mavericks 10.9.5 on my Mac Mini Server. Before the upgrade to the latest version of the Server App 3.2.1 I was able to ...
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windows 7 cant open files from osx mavericks server

I have recently setup OSX Server (on Mavericks) with an external harddrive. I have setup users and groups and created two sharepoints (public (on the internal drive), work (on the external)). Last ...
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Copy dovecot mail files from backup back into user's mailboxes

My old server was cloned to a new machine, but all mails for a certain date range were not copied over.. If I look in each user's mailbox, all mail files for a certain date range are missing. I did ...
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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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DATABASE ERROR: CONNECTION FAILED! - when accessing round cube webmail after installing latest Mac Updates for OS X server

My server is a Mac Pro (2.4 Dual Xeon) with OS X 10.9.5 and running OS X Server version 3.2.1 - I installed the latest OS X updates for both Mavericks and Server on 9/20/2014 - round cube webmail ...
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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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Mac Pro says RAID degraded but all drives showing green status

OSX 10.9 - RAID Utility says RAID array is degraded but all drives are showing green All started after error log Drive 3:5000c5004e189ddf missing - Previous drive status was inuse Now getting ...
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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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Automated distribution and configuration for Mac OS X

I'm looking for a solution that will allow me to do the following on a network of mac-only for which I am the administrator. single click" Distribute software to one or more, or all Mac devices ...
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10.9 Server DNS Server Having Intermittent Issues with Open Directory

I work for a school and we're undertaking the large task of moving from Xserves running 10.6.8 to Mac Minis running 10.9. I have a lot of experience with OS X Server (I held ACSA up until they ditched ...
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Mavericks - APN Active Directory Users not being pushed

We have hit a problem with our current AD -> OSX Server integration project. We have our OSX server (mavericks) connected to our AD domain and running open directory/profile manager. AD users can ...
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Obtain an offline image of an Xserve disk

We have an Intel Xserve with Mac OS X 10.4. It seems to have been infected by a virus. We want to obtain the disk image without booting into the OS. Preferably, we would want to boot via a USB disk ...
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Force permissions non domain Mac server share

I have a Mac server which is accessed by both Macs and PCs. I need every file in this specific samba share to have 777 permissions regardless of the write permissions given by the client. The ...
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Mac OS X Firewall isn't firewalling

Rather confused by the results I'm getting on a Mac OS X Server running 10.8. I have an app that is running a web server on port 8000, which I want to be visible only to localhost. This seems ...
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OS X Server - How do I clone or transfer users from an Open Directory I'm planning to disband, to another server?

I have an OS X Server I've been using for the last two years or so. During this time it has been upgraded and fixed so many times it developed some certificate problems now turning into a gangrene. ...
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Authenticating Active Directory Users to Mac OS X Mavericks Server L2TP VPN Service

We have a Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Infrastructure that consists of two domain controllers. Bound to the Active Directory Domain is a Mac OS X Mavericks Server 10.9.3. The server runs ...
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Why is my apache basic authentication configuration not prompting for login?

I am running Apache 2.4.9 with PHP 5.5.9 through OS X Server Beta 3.5 (14S171z). I have the following configuration in my .htaccess that resides in a directory that I would like to be protected using ...
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Mavericks OS X Server - Profile Manager - Do Profile Manager ports have to be mapped on the Router for full functionality?

Mavericks OS X Server - Profile Manager - Do Profile Manager ports have to be mapped on the Router for full functionality? I noticed that Server asks if I want Profile Manager ports to be available. ...
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Point example.com to webserver in DNS record

I have a Mac Mini Server (named Server) with the following DNS setup Primary Zone: example.com mysql-host.example.com machine (10.0.0.101) server.example.com machine (10.0.0.100) ...
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Cacti - Check plist file

I followed this guide to get Cacti up and running. http://10100.org/blog/how-to-install-cacti-on-osx-server-109 Everything is good up until I had to create cacti.plist to configure the poller. In ...
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How to allow Active Directory Users to Adopt OS X Local Home Folder

We have deployed a new Windows Server 2012 Active Directory infrastructure for an environment that previously contained no central mechanism for user authentication. All client computers are Mac OS X ...
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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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Open Directory and SAML Identity Provider

Our office has switched almost entirely from Windows to Mac OS X, and our local server is due for replacement. We use Active Directory basically just for user authentication. We're considering ...
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osx server permission removal

I manage a Mac Mini server OS X 10.8.5 Server 2.2.2. used as a file share for assigned partners to upload video files to their respective folder at the very lowest level of the file system (accessed ...
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unable to start zabbix_server on OSX 10.9

I followed the zabbix docs available on https://www.zabbix.com/documentation/doku.php?id=2.0/manual/installation/install Installation from source I have the web part up and running and I get Zabbix ...
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Open Directory crashing periodically on Mac Server OS X 10.8

I've had quite a fight with the server I'm trying to configure in the last few weeks and thanks to serverfault I've been able to smoke out a few issues (thank you for all the help on that!) I'm a ...
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Mac OSX server wiki 503 Error

I have a Snow Leopard server running in my localhost, and I activated the web service in it. Web Service is not used other than hosting default collaboration tools of the server. I have only one ...
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OS X Server Profile Manager 3.1 (Mavericks) - Enrolling fails at “Installing certificate”

OS X Server Profile Manager 3.1 (Mavericks) - Enrolling fails at "Installing certificate" Fresh install, i use my personal server.mydomain.com for my server in my local network dns. I don't have ...
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Cannot authenticate as diradmin - OS X Server 10.6 Workgroup Manager

As far as I can tell, not an uncommon problem: when I try to authenticate as 'diradmin' in Workgroup Manager for /LDAPv3/127.0.0.1 it fails with a login problem: "The login information is not valid ...
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How to set the router address in OSX Server VPN

I am able to connect to OSX Server (10.9.2) through a (L2TP) VPN tunnel. However, any other computers in my subnet can not be accessed. On the client (OSX 10.9.2), the router's IP address is being ...
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How do I set up the roundcube calendar plugin for use with Apple Calendar Server?

How/what settings do I need to set up the round cube calendar plugin to talk with a Mac OS X 10.8 calendar server? Specifically, what URL's do I provide for the url and cat properties in the settings ...
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How to recognize windows' permissions on a OSX server share

I have a server running OSX (Mountain Lion), accessed by a Windows 7 box. Investigating a permissions problem from the Win client, I open the permissions dialog on a network share's directory and see ...
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Domain/IP mapping behind router

I have a small office in a larger office building. We use a "shared" internet connection maintained by the building, behind several layers of LAN infrastructure that we do not control. I want to ...
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How to shutdown VMware Fusion virtual machine on host shutdown

I have a Mac mini running Mavericks server. I installed the Atmail server + webmail vm [a linux centos distribution] in VMware Fusion Professional 6 with the VMware Tools addon. It works flawlessly. ...
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How to customize mavericks' mac osx server apache configuration?

I have installed Mac OSX Mavericks Server and I would like to add some features to the Apache Server (gitolite, redmine, etc.) I've started with updating the httpd_server_app.conf file in ...
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Mac 10.9 Server + Windows Foundation 2012 Server + VPNing in = Is it possible?

I need to be able to connect to both a Mac 10.9 server and a Windows Foundation 2012 Server at the same time through a single VPN login... Alright so here's the skinny on the setup. Running OSX ...
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VPN server not responding, no indications of blocked traffic

I have a Mac OS X Server (10.9) machine running a L2TP/IPSec VPN server. Configuration appears to be fine, and the hostname of both the server and the VPN is set to a DynDNS hostname. The server is ...
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Connecting to Mac OS X VNC with Kerberos authentication [closed]

I'm running Mac OS X Server with remote administration. Apple uses VNC with (I believe) Kerberos authentication. I do NOT use a VNC password, just the user-based authentication. I need to find a VNC ...
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OS X Server Mail Forwarding Spam

In Server.app 3, managing a Mavericks server install, under the Users tab, when I select a user, click the settings cog, then click Edit Mail Options. I have a user setup with Mail should be: ...
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Mac OS X 10.9 Server authentication using OpenLDAP not working

I have a Debian server that is running OpenLDAP version 2.4.31, and now I am trying to connect my Mac OS X 10.9 Server, so that I can authenticate existing LDAP users. I successfully connected them ...
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Server app : random errors in configuration applied with configuration profile

When I verify the informations contained in the user configuration profile with both the profile manager and textmate everything is ok. When i installs the configuration profile on a computer there ...
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Open Directory Password Location and Encryption Method

Background: I would like to use Google Apps Directory Sync (GADS) to synchronize user accounts and passwords from a Mac OS X Server (10.9) running Open Directory. GADS is installed on a Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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OpenDirectory/LDAP Query Syntax to find all users in a Group for GADS

I would like to construct an LDAP query to find all users that are part of the "Google Apps Users" group (short name: googleappsusers) on my OS X 10.9 Server. When I run the following query in Google ...
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Viability of Mac OS X 10.9 Time Machine Server in office environment

Currently we have about 20 Mac OS 10.9 MacBook Pros (almost all with SSDs) backing up to individual USB drives. I'd like to consolidate these to one drobo thunderbolt drive array attached to a Mac ...