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Apple Mac OS X 10.8.2.4 Magic Triangle Setup

I have the really important part of my magic triangle working - Mac OS X clients that I bind to AD & OD can log in with domain credentials. What isn't working is sharing a folder from the mac ...
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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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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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How do I push Real Names to iChat/Messages.app?

I'm running OS X Mountain Lion Server with the Messages (iChat) service. Whenever a user logs in to iChat, Messages.app, or any other jabber client the real names are not being populated for the ...
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How to encrypt a user and specific services on a Mac Server?

I am setting up a server in an office, and we want to encrypt the hard drive so that in the event of a physical breach, the data is secure. We initially used FileVault2, but since we need to be able ...
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mac osx server doesn't show on Add OSX server account

I'm using mac osx server mountain lion and I'm new with mac OS Follow the instruction of the book "Mountain lion for dummies", I'm setting the iCal for the client. However I can't see my server ...
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Configure Postfix to forward email

I just signed up for macminicolo.net and am trying to get it configured. I need to setup the server so that it will forward specific email to specific addresses (forwarder), as well as all addresses ...
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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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What would cause SSH connections to fail when using `ssh://user@hostname` form but succeed with bare `user@hostname`?

I'm attempting to set up a git repository on our office server and make it accessible through SSH using public key authentication. I created a user git on the server and added two OpenSSH public keys ...
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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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OSX Server Monuntain Lion working as PDC

I have read documents about mountain lion doesn't work as PDC as previous versions Line Snow Leopard does. I know there are various post/webs/documents talking about it but the information is very ...
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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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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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MAC OS X Server Lion - how to join two subnets?

I've got two routers connected to two different providers. I also have Mac OS X Lion server connected to both of them, so it looks like this: [INTERNET] [INTERNET] | ...
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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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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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How can I achieve Access-Based Enumeration with Mac OS X Server (10.8)?

I would like to replicate the concept of Access-Based Enumeration on a Mac server, in that a connected user will only see folders they have access to Read or Write to, instead of displaying folders ...
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How to push packages to client Mac OS X machines from OS X server at login of clients?

I wanted to know if there is option to install application at login time in Mac OS X.That is, push packages to client Mac OS X machines from OS X server at login of clients similar to Group Policy ...
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How can I get memory usage reported in SNMP under Mac OS X 10.8 Server?

I have two servers running Mac OS X 10.8.3 Server (Build 12D78) with SNMP reporting enabled. I have a cacti server set up collecting data from these hosts. My Load Average, CPU Usage, Disk Space Usage ...
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Mac OS X Server (10.8) - SMB sharing permissions don't update (when a user is removed from a group)

We're running a Mac OS 10.8.3 server using the File Sharing feature. We have both AFP and SMB sharing enabled. When we change a user's permissions, their permissions are set properly when accessing ...
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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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Does OS X server support multiple administrative domains which trust each other?

Using Mountain Lion OS X server, we'd like to setup an environment where two OS X servers which are under different administrative control trust each other. That is, Server A has users & other ...
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How Can I Speed Up The Sending Of Emails from my Mac Mini Server? [closed]

I am currently using a Mac Mini Server running OS X Server. The server hosts several Ruby on Rails applications using Phusion Passenger where two of them uses a PostgreSQL database. One of these ...
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How to deal with BYOD users with OSX Server (10.8) and Mobile Accounts

I am moving over to an open directory setup with users able to create mobile profiles to allow for syncing of their home directory on their own machines and the server. However, since we have been ...
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TXT record for a server behind a router?

I've found this wonderful explanation of SPF on http://www.openspf.org/SPF_Record_Syntax and i had it working on my older setup. Setup has changed and i find myself in the ropes again. I have an ...
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DHCP Requests out of line with lease time, inordinate amount of requests to server

Environment contains an OS X 10.6.8 Server with OS X 10.8.2 clients. DHCP is running on server with a lease time of 1 Day (86400 seconds). The system log is flooded with DHCP REQUEST/ACH messages ...
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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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Stop Apache being controlled by Mountain Lion Server

Before I installed OS X Server through the App Store, everything was working fine. I had a number of virtual hosts, some of which were proxy passing to other servers on the network. I also had Phusion ...
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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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OS X Server: Trouble logging into (network home) account on server (guest: off)

Edit (tl;dr): I think I may have found the "error" - Guest access was turned off on the /Homes directory. I turned it on and now I can login as a network user. Can someone explain why this is ...
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Server Backup Options? [closed]

I currently have a dedicated server running Apache (I can supply more specs if needed), but I'm trying to setup automatic full backups to run every night. Preferably I'd like to be able to put them on ...
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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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Xserve 10.6.8: Why do `net.inet.ip.forwarding` & `net.inet.ip.fw.enable` kernel sysctl settings stay enabled even disabling?

Very bizarre situation. I have inherited a few Xservers from a previous admin that I have been charged with cleaning up on various levels. I am familiar with settings in Ubuntu & am very ...
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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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How can I determine valid Mac OS X Server `serveradmin` commands?

I've used Mac OS X Server's serveradmin command line interface for Server Admin.app & now Server.app for starting & stopping services, viewing status & settings, and occasionally running ...
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error in system log - Succeeded authorizing right

Just installed a fresh 10.8.2 server running contacts, DNS, Mail, Open Dir, Profile Manager and Websites. The machine is primerally used for mail which is all fine and as far as i can see there are no ...
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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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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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MySQL Replication Monitoring for OS X Server

I have a CentOS 5 MySQL 5.0 server running that I need to replicate. I will setup MYSQL on OS X (Mac mini), but what tool should I use to monitor the replication that runs on OS X?
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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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Memcache Error? “Could not find specified socket in poll list.”

For some reason recently I've been getting this error in my apache error log on my server. We have a single instance of memcached running on our Mac OSX 10.7 server. (20014)Internal error: Unknown ...
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Mail won't start up after migration to Mountain Lion Server

I'm not sure where to start. Our hard disk died on server running 10.6.8. Installed new disk. Followed Apple's migration instructions to 10.8.2. All services are operational except Mail. Dec 7 ...
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How to enable Postfix filter on OS X server (Lion) without getting overwritten?

I have a Postfix after-queue content filter that works fine on stock Ubuntu Postfix install. However, on a OS X Lion Server I'm testing out, I see this "auto-generated" language in the master.cf ...
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Root being controlled by ARD

I run an educational lab of 20 iMacs, all running Mac OS 10.7.5(11G63) with ARD version 3.6.2. My server and all of the iMacs run Lion. I seem to have crossed something and now my root user is being ...
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OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Server apache MultiViews trouble

I have a trouble with server I cannot disable MultiViews correctly. on /Library/Server/Web/Config/apache2/sites/0000_any_80_wthr.proj.conf I see config for my host <VirtualHost wthr.proj:80> ...
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How do I connect my FreeNAS File Server to my Mac OS X Directory Server?

I am trying to connect my File Server (FreeNAS 8.0.1 / 8.2-RELEASE-p7) with my Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Directory Server's Open Directory... I know that Mac OS X provides an LDAP service via which other ...
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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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Mac OS X Server Configure DHCP Options 66 and 67

I need to configure Mountain Lion (10.8.2) OS X Server BOOTP to provide DHCP options 66 and 67 to provide PXE booting for PCs on my network. I have tried following the bootpd MAN pages, but they are ...
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Kerberos broken when upgrading Snow Leopard Server to Mountain Lion

I work for a small company where there's no dedicated system admin. I was tasked with upgrading our file and calendar server to 10.8, which I did by upgrading the OS then installing the server tools ...