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Apple XServe not booting from anything (USB, CD) - Prohibited Sign

I have an XServe (Early 2008) which was working good before, however, I recently deleted all my raid drives because I wanted to recreate them. So now, I have nothing, no recovery partition or ...
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Apple XServe, Installing Linux on it? [closed]

Basically, I will be running multiple VM's on my XServe. I wanted the Main OS to be very lightweight and not a memory hog. I am not sure but I feel like OS X Server is not very lightweight, also ...
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Monitor multiple Servers Performance [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Monitoring production server In my company there are 5 servers, each one of them is running on different OS such as Linux, Red Hat, Windows, and Mac OS Server. So my ...
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Any Linux distro which is supported on EFI enabled XServe

I am looking into installing Linux on a test XServe machine and see how it goes overall. We have our entire infrastructure on OSX and would like to move to Linux servers. Is there any distribution ...
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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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small company > Virtualization/server vs laptops vs desktops

We are a rapidly growing startup in our 3rd financial year. As we are expanding our resources (read team members) we feel the need to decide what is best We are about 5-6 people expanding to 10-15 ...
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Centralised Authentication - Recommendations?

I have a challenge presented before me, and that is to centralise authentication. Period. That's because me and my big mouth said I like LDAP, and anything can authenticate against it. I have pretty ...
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Does Snow Leopard Server support .htaccess?

I'm working on a site which requires mod_rewrite rules in an .htaccess file. But when uploading the file to this new OSX 10.6 Server install (with Apache 2.2.13) it just disappears. I'm pretty sure ...
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Ubuntu 10.04: Restrict LDAP Access by Group (OpenDirectory on Mac OS X Server)

In a nutshell, I want to authenticate users of a Ubuntu 10.04 Server against a Mac OS X Server's OpenDirectory LDAP but ONLY allow them access if they are a member of a group on the LDAP side. ...
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Linux or OS X Server?

If I have a web site on a shared server, and I want to move it to a dedicated server, what should I buy: A strong PC with Linux, or Mac OS X Server?
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Mount an additional Xserve volume with autofs on Linux

A few years ago I setup autofs on a RH Linux box to mount volumes from four XServes. I need to add a couple new volumes from these same Xserves so that I can access files from the Linux box. I've ...
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Why is this mod_rewrite RewriteRule directive not working in the .htaccess file?

I've got a site that was hosted on a linux el cheapo hosting service that I'm migrating to my Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Server server running Apache 2.2.8 & PHP 5.2.5 w/rewrite_module enabled and ...
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Ubuntu OS X LDAP Authentication

I just followed this guide on how to setup Ubuntu to authenticate with an Mac OS X 10.4 server. I followed the guide 100% and was left with the ability to see users by running getent passwd and ...