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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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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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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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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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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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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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1answer
84 views

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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1answer
274 views

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 ...
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OSX Account server running on Linux

We are a small startup company where we all work on Apple computers. I was wondering whether we could centralise the user accounts on a single server so anyone could log into their account from any of ...
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1answer
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Will changes to periodic.conf file be picked-up by the system automatically?

I have made some changes to my /etc/defaults/periodic.conf file to change how it cleans the /tmp dir. Do I need to do anything else such as log-out or reboot to get the system (Mac OS 10.8.4) to see ...
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OS X Server ignores virtual hosts

I have a OS X Server 10.8 [with the Server App]. I have enabled the websites service and I've added the path to /Volumes/dev1/http as the root for my Server Website. I've edited the file in ...
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Reset Mac OS X Workstation After Logout

I'm setting up a computer lab in a private school. All the students have LDAP login credentials and they stored all their files on separate shared servers. After the student logs out, I would like the ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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Syncrepl support in Mac OSx 10.8 OpenDirectory

From Ryan Faas's article Apple's OpenDirectory does support overlays but I can't seem to enable the syncprov or accesslog overlays. Adding following block to slapd_macosxserver.conf turns the server ...
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1answer
319 views

Adding a TXT DNS record to OS X Server

How would I add a TXT record to a DNS zone in OS X Server.app? There's an option for adding a Service Record that happens to have a Text field, but there's also a required Service Type field that I'm ...
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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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1answer
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Mac server architecture and synchronization

I'm currently for an reliable and robust solution to make a bidirectional synchronization for the file between two mac os x server (recent versions). The folder is a corporate architecture of ...
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1answer
663 views

Why does my hosts.deny not work on OSX 10.8? [closed]

For testing it I added these four lines to my /etc/hosts.deny file: # /etc/hosts.deny ssh-agent:ALL sshd:ALL   I waited some time and then I tried to gain ssh access to the loop-back IP address. ...
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1answer
28 views

Launchctl jobs automatically getting unloaded on snow leapord

We have launchctl jobs loaded on the snow leopard server. Somehow, every few days the jobs gets unloaded and this is causing our periodic jobs not to run. When I logon to the machine, the jobs show up ...
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DNS on OSX Lion

I run a OSX Server (10.6) that runs a DNS server supporting several domains (A records, MX). All went smooth until two days ago, when I stopped receiving emails. I didn't change anything to the ...
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1answer
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Are backups secured per user when using Time Machine Server on OS X Server (Mountain Lion)?

I have a simple Time Machine Server configuration with 1 destination. Users are defined in Open Directory (but the machines that will be backing up to TMS do not login via Open Directory). Updated ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
806 views

OSX 10.8 Server Wiki file and database location?

OSX 10.8.2 with the Server.app installed. Wiki server running. where do these files live? *so that I can customize the CSS as well as back everything up.) What databases so I need to backup and ...
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Apple XServe 2,1 Questions (ESXi, Temp)

So I have Apple XServe 2, 1 (Earlier 2008 model) I am trying to install ESXi 5.1 on it. I've read it that it's possible. I'be burnt the ESXi ISO to a dvd-r. I am now trying to boot from it but I have ...
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2answers
661 views

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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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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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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1answer
392 views

What Is The Recommended Way To Backup OS X Open Directory?

We have recently bought a Mac Mini preloaded with Mountain Lion Server to use as an Open Directory master, and I'm not clear on how the data for Open Directory is supposed to be backed up. We are ...
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1answer
534 views

OS X Server: How/where is the server app changing the Apache configuration?

When I view the "Websites" section in the OSX Server app, I am able to manage what appear to be virtual hosts. However, when I go to check Apache's vhosts configuration, there doesn't seem to be ...
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1answer
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OSX Default Apache + MacPorts PHP?

If possible, I'd like to retain the default Apache installation and simply direct it to use a different version of PHP built/installed using MacPorts. Is this possible (and if so, is there a ...
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Apache 2.2 on Mountain Lion ignoring ProxyPass and sending request to DocumentRoot

I have sickbeard running at 127.0.0.1:8081/sickbeard ProxyRequests Off ProxyPass /sickbeard http://127.0.0.1:8081/sickbeard ProxyPassReverse /sickbeard http://127.0.0.1:8081/sickbeard in ...
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OS X Leopard (10.5) Server — Unwanted Emails [closed]

Our OS X Leopard (10.5) server is sending out an email EVERY DAY for a Disk Full Notification on an external HDD we use for Time Machine backups (which manages it's own disk space, so the disk full ...
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1answer
295 views

Why are two IPs responding to my ping?

I'm having a weird issue. On one of a mac, I noticed it was having some weird issues communicating with the server. I pinged the server, 2.0.5.90, from the terminal on the mac, and here are the ...
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1answer
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Mac Server bizzare routing table

My mac routing table usually is very simple. I know it's based on bsd , but what's it doing or trying to do. My routing table is usually very simple however, the second one, default was point to ...
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3answers
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hosts.deny ignored by MacOSX 10.8

I have been trying to set up my MacOS X Server, which I recently upgraded to Mountain Lion, to use denyhosts as I need to open port 22 to it. denyhosts is set up and adds entries to /etc/hosts.deny so ...
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1answer
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Adding apple.schema from OS X Lion Server fails

When I try to add apple.schema to my OpenLDAP running on Debian this is the error I get; root@directory:~# ldapadd -Y EXTERNAL -H ldapi:/// -f apple.schema SASL/EXTERNAL authentication started SASL ...
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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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2answers
336 views

Pointing a domain at my OSX Lion web server

I recently inherited a new Mac Pro, and I'm attempting to turn it into a full web server so I can hopefully stop paying someone else to host my sites for me. I've had limited experience messing around ...
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1answer
989 views

Mac OS X desktop background gets reset to “Andromeda Galaxy.jpg” when users log out

I'm running Mac OS 10.6 server, and have a set of 10.6 and 10.7 workstations connected to it for authentication and MCX. Users have network profiles (home folder stored on server, via AFP). When ...
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66 views

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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1answer
186 views

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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1answer
403 views

Default localhost on mac lion moving slowly

When developing on my mac the default localhost server runs very slowly compared to the mamp server. I ran nmap on the both servers and got back a significant difference. Unfortunately, this is out ...
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1answer
786 views

Remove MySQL (from Apple) on OS X Server Lion

I have a Lion Server (upgraded from a Snow Leopard Server), which still has the Apple provided MySQL 5.0 server [mysql Ver 14.12 Distrib 5.0.92, for apple-darwin10.0 (i386)]. Without out rebuilding ...
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1answer
186 views

Windows Domain Members can't see OS X Server

I setup Server 2008 R2 running Active Directory and now Win7 clients who are members of the domain can no longer see/access our OS X File Server. Doesn't show up in Network, nor can it be accessed by ...
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1answer
201 views

How can I determine the specific file referenced by fs_usage, which is listed by block

I was investigating a problem on a Mac OS X 10.6.8 Server, where users were complaining of access slowdowns. Network throughput slowed to a crawl. It felt like the server was overburdened. System ...
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1answer
926 views

It looks like somebody is using my Mac OS X server to brute force attack another server which is LDAP. What can I do to stop it?

An LDAP server on another is reporting an unusually large number of attempts to read the LDAP directory and attempting a number of users, all of which look like hacking attempts to read user/password ...
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3answers
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Setting up multi-user desktop Mac OS X with a single server

We have some developers and designers who need occasional access to a Mac desktop. Is it possible to purchase a single Mac (perhaps a Mini or Pro) and allow multiple users running Windows and Linux to ...
2
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3answers
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mysql performance tuning, write, get db into ram

I am trying to improve the performance of a website by optimizing the Mysql server. In addition to general optimization I have a feeling that some write operations take an unacceptably long time. The ...