Questions regarding Apple Mac Server editions of OS X.

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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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How can Bonjour be setup to function over a VPN connection using Mac OS X — Mountain Lion Server?

I purchased Mountain Lion Server for our office thinking that Bonjour would automatically enable any computers connected via VPN to see all computers and applications (such as Bento) running on the ...
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httpd running as _www instead of www as it used to [closed]

OSX Mountain Lion and Apache 2.2.22. I have always had the httpd.conf set as: User www Group www and it was running as such. Until today. Rebooted the server for another reason and when I tried to ...
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What is the best way to “publish” an intranet wiki on an external hosting solution [closed]

We have our own intranet server with wikis on it. It is accessible from the outside, but we don't host our webpage on it. We keep most of our data in sync there, it's great for collaboration. We ...
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Virtual host config issues in osx 10.7 server app

I have two mac mini lion servers setup to run as production and staging machines. My sysadmin decided on these machines over the previous CentOS we had because it had an "interface" to be able to ...
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What is the best way to get the external internet gateway IP reported periodically? [closed]

I have a OS X Server behind an airport extreme, serving services via opened ports on the airport. The server has a 10.0.x.x local address, always the same one. The airport extreme gets it's external ...
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Open directory, external NFS file shares and automounter

This may be a big one. I've set up Open Directory on Mac OSX 10.8 (Mountain Lion) with users to allow everyone on the network to logon to any client with these centrally stored users. Before this ...
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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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Creating an OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 OpenDirectory database with a specific domain in mind

Mountain Lion Server has been one of the most infuriating things ever recently. Above and beyond tons of crashing I've been completely unable to do the following in a way that makes sense to both me ...
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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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Mac upgrade from 10.6 to 10.7 [closed]

Is upgrading from Mac OS X 10.6 Server to OS X 10.7 Server supported?
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OS X 10.8 Server - Apache Python

What module does OS X 10.8 Server use to provide Python support for Apache? I know it uses some form of CGI, but I wasn't sure if it was mod_python or mod_wsgi. Also, are there any gotchas with that ...
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Server App - Users

I'm using mac OSX lion server, and I'm trying to setup a user account with access to different services. I had to create the user in Prefs > users and groups, because it wouldn't work in the Server ...
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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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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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Find whats using all my servers bandwidth

TLDR: how can I dig deeper into my Mac mini OSX server to determine what processes are consuming so much bandwidth, or where all the inbound traffic is coming from? Resource caching is on, all ...
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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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How to Backup Calendars in the OSX Calenar Service

Where are the calendar files stored on OS X (mountain lion) Server Calendar Service? My users use the native Calendar service and I need to back this data up.
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Mac Mini as a server in small network

I'm thinking about setting a small network and having a Mac Mini as the server. I'll need to make it accessible remotely, used to share files locally and remotely. There's need to backup everything up ...
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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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How to fix Parallels Management Node if DHCP server filters MAC address

I'm evaluating Parallels Server on Mac OS X  Lion Server, and during installation it sets up a "Management Node" VM for managing the other VMs. The problem is that my DHCP server is filtering MAC ...
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What command to use to check whether MySQL service is available on a Mac server?

What command to use to check whether the MySQL service is available on a Mac OS X server? Googled it but I couldn't find any answers.
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Resolving Postfix virtual maps

I am getting this error while trying to install virtualmin virtual servers on Mac OS X A problem was found with your Postfix virtual maps : No map sources were found in the Postfix configuration ...
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On OS X Server, only admin users can access email

In OS X Lion Server, when I create admin users via the workgroup manager, they are allowed to log in remotely via ssh and they get email served by dovecot. However, if I remove the option "user can ...
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Is it possible to edit the web pages in the Profile Manager (OSX Lion Server) user portal?

When setting up Profile Manager in Lion Server, there are a few web pages that are generated for web management of both devices and profiles. Is it possible to edit these pages in any way? I am just ...
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“Error of type eDSAuthFailed (-14090)” when attempting to disable a user in Workgroup Manager

In Mac OS Server 10.6, when I select a user account, uncheck the "access account" checkbox, and click Save, I get this error message: Error of type eDSAuthFailed (-14090) on line 3912 of ...
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Mac Mini Server as iphone development environment [closed]

I just started iPhone development on Mac OS x image on vmware. Unfortunately, performance is like an old turtle, so I decided to buy a Mac mini the most cheaper Macintosh. As I'm developing with a ...
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What is the maximum theoretical throughput of a Thunderbolt + Mac Mini fileserver

Bounty 100 rep coming: I know I'm asking a lot here and I'd like a detailed/quality answer so, as soon as I am able, I'll be adding a 100 rep bounty to this question. I'm trying to illustrate the ...
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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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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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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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Passenger error: No such file or directory - config/environment.rb

I installed Redmine on MacOSX Server 10.6.8 according to this installation description. So far everything works fine: When I start webrick the server serves the Redmine pages. The gems and redmine are ...
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Disable a wiki in Lion Server?

Any way to disable a wiki in Lion Server's Wiki Server? It's easy enough to delete one but how to temporarily disable one so it can be resurrected later?
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Apache's “OPTIONS * HTTP/1.0” running 100% CPU - Runaway httpd process

I have this recurring issue where an httpd processes will randomly start running at 100% CPU. Often other httpd processes will join in, and it will continue until I restart Apache. Oddly, the thing ...
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Mac OS X server daemon cannot connect to WindowServer

I am running the built-in Apache Tomcat 6.0 under Mac OS X Server 10.6.6. Tomcat runs Hudson and Hudson runs a script which needs to connect to the local WindowServer process. This does not seem to be ...
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Dynamically translate posixGroup to groupOfNames in slapd (Apple Open Directory)

I'm setting up an application to authenticate to Open Directory using LDAP. Open Directory stores groups in RFC 2307 posixGroups format, like this: cn: mygroup objectClass: top objectClass: ...
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Kerberos Login Failed: Cannot resolve network address for KDC in requested realm - Kerio and Open Directory

I'm attempting to connect Kerio to an Open Directory instance. I'm using kinit to test the setup, and I get the following: $ kinit -V -S host/server.domain.co.uk@server.domain.co.uk ...
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How can I specify which IP address is used for outbound traffic in OS X Lion Server with multiple WAN IPs?

I have a Mac Mini Server running OS X 10.7.4 (Lion). I am using the ethernet port for the LAN and I have a USB->Ethernet adapter for the WAN. I have assigned two external IPs to the USB->Ethernet ...
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OS X Lion Server single user multiple VPN connections

I have an OS X Server set up as a VPN server. The problem is, when I connect my iPhone to the server with my username and password, my laptop is disconnected. Then when I reconnect my laptop, my ...
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Joining an OS X 10.7 client to a 10.x Server on the command line

I have a Mac server that I can join clients to using System Preferences -> Users and Groups -> Login Options -> Network Account Server. However, I'd like to do this remotely without having to touch ...
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Monitoring memory (sharedm buffered, cached) for Xserve

I am trying to monitor detailed memory useage over time for MacOSX /Xserver. NetSNMP version 5.4.2.1 on MacOS 10.6 does not report the following mibs oid=".1.3.6.1.4.1.2021.4.11" ...
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VPN (on OS X 10.4.11) - Behind two firewalls

How do I properly route VPN traffic past two firewalls? Network setup: DSL Modem/Gateway/Router(FW1) >> Router(FW2) >> VPN Server Ports open on both routers/firewalls: L2TP (UDP 500, 1701, 4500) ...
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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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osx fstab mounting windows share with wrong osx user

My fstab on the osx server is as follows: 192.168.9.99:/TST /Users/HMTS01/BACKUP cifs automated,username=TEST,password=TEST,uid=hmts01,gid=staff,file_mode=0700,dir_mode=0700 0 0 The windows share ...
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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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Mac OS X Server on AWS EC2

I'm thinking of making a dynamic HTTP Live streaming server, and I'm going to need a lot of CPU power that can transcode and segment the files on demand, so naturally I thought of EC2. I've been ...
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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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Why can't I use SSL certs imported via Server Admin in a custom Apache install?

I've got a couple of Mac OS X 10.6.8 Server web servers that run a custom AMP255 (Apache 2.x, MySQL 5.x, and PHP 5.x) stack installed using MacPorts. We've got a lot of Mac OS X Server servers and ...
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Apache on Lion Server with two IP addresses

I'm trying to run Apache and nginx on the same machine, on different IP addresses. It's a Mac Mini with one ethernet card. I configured two eth network devices. I tried to change the apache ...