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Trying to compile phpredis on a mac using phpize54

I installed php 5.4 using mac port. I then git cloned the phpredis repository ( https://github.com/nicolasff/phpredis ). Then, I execute these commands: phpize54 ./configure make && make ...
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Mac OS X Profile Manager

I am wondering if when I set settings in profile manager if they should take place immediately. They currently only take effect after a restart or log out/in. I expected to send a push notification of ...
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Use a Mac (10.8) as a remote log server

I'm trying to use my Mac Mini server as a remote log server for our router. I set the router to forward the logs to the server but I'm not seeing the logs anywhere in the console app. Am I missing ...
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Prevent user from running certain commands

Does anyone know of a way to prevent a user from running certain commands? For example, I would like to prevent users from copying data to and from the server without going through our SVN repo. (svn ...
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Who can provide a mysql 4.0 on Mac OS? [closed]

I need a very old version of mysql(4.0.x) on my Mac OS for debugging and I know the file name format is: mysql-standard-4.0.X-apple-darwinX-powerpc.tar.gz I google some download links,but all ...
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Migrating from OS X Server 10.6.6 to 10.7 (Lion) - any worries?

I use the built-in server features of OS X Snow Leopard Server to run a local copy of Apache, MySQL, PHP, and Perl. I develop against these so it is very important to me that they stay available after ...
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ELOM/ILOM equivalent in Apple servers

Is there a similar solution for low level server management in firmware for hardware like Mac Mini Server? If no, what is the best way to ensure remote management even with serious issues like not ...
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1answer
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Mac OS X web server memory depletion issues

I have a Mac mini ram 4GB setup as a web server which has low traffic - it is running single WordPress instance and a forum. Why is available memory dropping to ~20MB after a while, bringing the ...
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Setting up single sign-on between Mac client & OS X Server

I'm not "single sign-on" is the right terminology for what I'm trying to accomplish, so please correct me if I'm wrong. We have a Mac OS X Server and Mac clients. Kerberos and Open Directory are ...
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Why is this Python process running on my Mac OS X Server?

Any way to see what started this process and why? $ ps -e PID TTY TIME CMD ... 41 ?? 0:00.55 /System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/Resources/Python.
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Mac OSX Snow Leopard FTP

So here is the issue. A client of mine is using Mac OSX Snow Leopard as his web server. He has multiple clients, and sites, etc. He also has multiple designers who access the system. He has a user ...
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Using a Mac as a production server?

I've never used a mac before so I'm not exactly sure about this: A client wants me to make a website for him and host it on his Mac server. The website is obviously going to be created with PHP and ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6.6 DNS not responding properly, get a “Truncated, retrying in TCP mode” for subdomain

If I do an nslookup on youtube.com, no problem, if I do one with www.youtube.com, failure. See details below. [~] nslookup youtube.com Server: 192.168.1.1 Address: ...
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Mac OS X Server (Snow Leopard) Mananged Client documentation

I'm looking to better understand setting preferences for managed clients...specifically plists for iChat... Where is the most thorough documentation for setting this up (Once/Often)? It's either not ...
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1answer
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Does Apple's Remote Desktop need OSX Server?

Does Apple's Remote Desktop need OSX Server? Or are there better management options out there? I'm looking for something to manage a small Mac lab of ~20 machines joined to Active Directory.
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1answer
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WinXP logins no longer fully functional

Summary: Users with Roaming Profiles on my XP workstations appear to be unable to do various things, e.g. set a default printer, disable toolbars in IE8, or see icons on the left side of the Start ...
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Changing Apple Mac environment www record

Apple server gurus? I have a Mac OSX Snow Leopard server question. How to be able to view a company's externally hosted website from inside the company? I inherited a company using Mac OSX Snow ...
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Mass deployment of OSX software?

I'm stuck. I'd like to think I'm reasonably good looking info up, but for the life of me I can't figure out how to deploy mac software in an enterprise, like with Group Policy.) I'm not talking about ...
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Managed Clients on OS X

Is there an easy way to tell if a Mac is being managed by an OS X server system, and what settings are being changed (or cached) if it is being managed by an OS X server system, to make sure client ...
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1answer
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10.6.4 Apple Wiki: New just created users can do nothing?

After update to 10.6.4 there's an issue: any new users that I create in Server Prefs/WGM can't post to their blogs, comment, create wiki pages... They can't do anything! There's log from Wiki errors ...
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Mac OS X, MySQL Preference Pane doesn't work

I downloaded and installed MySQL 5.1.47 for OS X 10.6 using the DMG archive: mysql-5.1.47-osx10.6-x86_64.dmg I also installed MySQL.prefPane and MySQLStartupItem.pkg. MySQL.prefPane is a Preference ...
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Mac Management Without Permission and Security

I was going through some literature on managing OS X laptops and asked someone some questions about usage scenarios when using the MacBooks. I asked someone more knowledgeable than I about whether it ...
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Setting up dansguardian mac 10.5

I am setting up dansguardian on Mac 10.5 am using a manual from the danguardian website and I have gotten to a point where I am supposed to open file /etc/rc.d/init.d However if I go to this ...
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Is it possible to install Mac OS X Server on a Mac Mini without hacking it?

I'd like to have a Software Update Server (SUS) for my clients. Since this service would not be critical, redundancy and availability are not an issue for me. Given the fact that SUS is only ...
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Running Mac OS X (non-server) on an Xserve?

I have a Xeon Xserve running Mac OS X Server 10.4. I'm very much not a fan of Mac OS X Server, and would prefer running plain old Mac OS X 10.5 on it. But I'm worried that I'd lose some features in ...
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iSCSI Target RAID Array Recommended for MacOS X

What iSCSI Target RAID Array would your recommended for MacOS X? I would prefer one that has official MacOS X iSCSI support, but if you have ones that you have used and know that work well that could ...
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Slow network-home-folder use, many spinning beachballs

Xserve with 10.4.11 connected to Xserve RAID via FC. 208GB of 1.82TB available. Xserve connects to HP 2848 Gigabit switch Xserve houses network-home-folders for 14 users. Clients (mac mini - intel ...
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password could not be set

am using an Xserve version 10.5.7, when I try to change the password of any of my clients the following error comes up, "The password could not be set. All othe setting were saved. Erro 14120". can ...
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Easy workflow for migrating home folders (from clients to OS X server)?

Let's say you have an office with 20 free range iMacs. One day they buy an Xserve to host network home folders. What steps would you perform to move their local accounts, and local home folders, to ...
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1answer
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What does Time Machine “server data” mean?

I see in an Apple manual that "Time Machine backup of server data isn’t supported for an advanced server" but I'm not clear on how to interpret "server data." Does it refer to the entire ...
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1answer
282 views

What criteria does Server Admin check to determine whether a Mac is running OS X Server or not?

In Server Admin, if you try to connect to a Mac which is not a server, you get the message "There is no server available at the address you entered" Which specific setting(s), file(s), running ...
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Mac OS X multi-user thin client server (terminal server)?

Is there any solution out there to turn a Mac into a true multi-user thin client server? I'd like to set up a few cheap PCs with access to a couple accounts using something like VNC, but it isn't ...
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Using Mac OS X Server e-mail and calendering

I'd love some feedback from folks on using the e-mail server and calendering features of Mac OS X Leopard server. How well has the e-mail server worked for you? Can you get your e-mail on a variety ...