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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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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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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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Why is my apache basic authentication configuration not prompting for login?

I am running Apache 2.4.9 with PHP 5.5.9 through OS X Server Beta 3.5 (14S171z). I have the following configuration in my .htaccess that resides in a directory that I would like to be protected using ...
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VPN is working, except for DNS lookups. Firewall (Cisco ASA 5505) issue?

I've got the following set up: LAN -> DHCP / DNS / VPN server (OSX 10.6) -> Cisco ASA 5505 -> WAN Connecting to the LAN via VPN works fine. I get all the details properly and I can ping ...
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Mac OS X 10.9 Server authentication using OpenLDAP not working

I have a Debian server that is running OpenLDAP version 2.4.31, and now I am trying to connect my Mac OS X 10.9 Server, so that I can authenticate existing LDAP users. I successfully connected them ...
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OSX Server 10.5 - Cannot log into Workgroup Manager - diradmin password is correct

I've got a setup where I am trying to rescue a broken AD. We can no longer authenticate on the Workgroup manager, with passwords being rejected all the time - even though it is correct. I can connect ...
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Mac OS X Server Open Directory does not push Software Update settings to clients

I have an Xserve G5 running Mac OS X Server 10.5.8 configured as an Open Directory master. I have also enabled and configured Software Update service on the machine. The SUS is configured to serve ...
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Force permissions non domain Mac server share

I have a Mac server which is accessed by both Macs and PCs. I need every file in this specific samba share to have 777 permissions regardless of the write permissions given by the client. The ...
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Mac OSX Server 10.6 DNS Issues

The server was upgraded from 10.5 from 10.6, during the upgrade the Reverse Zones were lost so I tried to recreate these but found that it's best to delete all zones, definitions and start again. So ...
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on SSH login, get message 'Could not chdir to home directory"

I am SSHing into a Mac OS X server running Tiger. When I log in I get put in the root directory and shown this message: Could not chdir to home directory : No such file or directory My $HOME ...
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Mac OS X Firewall isn't firewalling

Rather confused by the results I'm getting on a Mac OS X Server running 10.8. I have an app that is running a web server on port 8000, which I want to be visible only to localhost. This seems ...
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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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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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OS X Server - How do I clone or transfer users from an Open Directory I'm planning to disband, to another server?

I have an OS X Server I've been using for the last two years or so. During this time it has been upgraded and fixed so many times it developed some certificate problems now turning into a gangrene. ...
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Authenticating Active Directory Users to Mac OS X Mavericks Server L2TP VPN Service

We have a Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Infrastructure that consists of two domain controllers. Bound to the Active Directory Domain is a Mac OS X Mavericks Server 10.9.3. The server runs ...
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Mavericks OS X Server - Profile Manager - Do Profile Manager ports have to be mapped on the Router for full functionality?

Mavericks OS X Server - Profile Manager - Do Profile Manager ports have to be mapped on the Router for full functionality? I noticed that Server asks if I want Profile Manager ports to be available. ...
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Point example.com to webserver in DNS record

I have a Mac Mini Server (named Server) with the following DNS setup Primary Zone: example.com mysql-host.example.com machine (10.0.0.101) server.example.com machine (10.0.0.100) ...
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How to shutdown VMware Fusion virtual machine on host shutdown

I have a Mac mini running Mavericks server. I installed the Atmail server + webmail vm [a linux centos distribution] in VMware Fusion Professional 6 with the VMware Tools addon. It works flawlessly. ...
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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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How to allow Active Directory Users to Adopt OS X Local Home Folder

We have deployed a new Windows Server 2012 Active Directory infrastructure for an environment that previously contained no central mechanism for user authentication. All client computers are Mac OS X ...
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How to set global PATH on OS X Server 10.6.6?

I'm running Tomcat on OS X Server 10.6.6 under the normal Web component that comes with the OS. This has worked fine so far, but I need to add some entries to the $PATH environment variable for ...
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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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Open Directory and SAML Identity Provider

Our office has switched almost entirely from Windows to Mac OS X, and our local server is due for replacement. We use Active Directory basically just for user authentication. We're considering ...
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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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osx server permission removal

I manage a Mac Mini server OS X 10.8.5 Server 2.2.2. used as a file share for assigned partners to upload video files to their respective folder at the very lowest level of the file system (accessed ...
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Mac OSX server wiki 503 Error

I have a Snow Leopard server running in my localhost, and I activated the web service in it. Web Service is not used other than hosting default collaboration tools of the server. I have only one ...
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unable to start zabbix_server on OSX 10.9

I followed the zabbix docs available on https://www.zabbix.com/documentation/doku.php?id=2.0/manual/installation/install Installation from source I have the web part up and running and I get Zabbix ...
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Open Directory crashing periodically on Mac Server OS X 10.8

I've had quite a fight with the server I'm trying to configure in the last few weeks and thanks to serverfault I've been able to smoke out a few issues (thank you for all the help on that!) I'm a ...
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OS X Server Profile Manager 3.1 (Mavericks) - Enrolling fails at “Installing certificate”

OS X Server Profile Manager 3.1 (Mavericks) - Enrolling fails at "Installing certificate" Fresh install, i use my personal server.mydomain.com for my server in my local network dns. I don't have ...
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Cannot authenticate as diradmin - OS X Server 10.6 Workgroup Manager

As far as I can tell, not an uncommon problem: when I try to authenticate as 'diradmin' in Workgroup Manager for /LDAPv3/127.0.0.1 it fails with a login problem: "The login information is not valid ...
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How to set the router address in OSX Server VPN

I am able to connect to OSX Server (10.9.2) through a (L2TP) VPN tunnel. However, any other computers in my subnet can not be accessed. On the client (OSX 10.9.2), the router's IP address is being ...
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How do I set up an 802.1X infrastructure for use with OS X and iPads?

At my workplace I have been tasked with setting up machine certificate based 802.1X wireless authentication for our Apple devices. It seems like on the client side this will be handled by Profiles ...
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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 ...
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How do I set up the roundcube calendar plugin for use with Apple Calendar Server?

How/what settings do I need to set up the round cube calendar plugin to talk with a Mac OS X 10.8 calendar server? Specifically, what URL's do I provide for the url and cat properties in the settings ...
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How to recognize windows' permissions on a OSX server share

I have a server running OSX (Mountain Lion), accessed by a Windows 7 box. Investigating a permissions problem from the Win client, I open the permissions dialog on a network share's directory and see ...
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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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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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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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Domain/IP mapping behind router

I have a small office in a larger office building. We use a "shared" internet connection maintained by the building, behind several layers of LAN infrastructure that we do not control. I want to ...
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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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Open Directory Password Location and Encryption Method

Background: I would like to use Google Apps Directory Sync (GADS) to synchronize user accounts and passwords from a Mac OS X Server (10.9) running Open Directory. GADS is installed on a Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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How to receive email alerts for Apple hardware RAID

We have an Apple Mac Pro with an Apple RAID card (configured using Apple RAID Utility 2.1) running OS X 10.7.5 Lion Server. There have been a couple of instances where we've had disk failures but we ...
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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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VPN server not responding, no indications of blocked traffic

I have a Mac OS X Server (10.9) machine running a L2TP/IPSec VPN server. Configuration appears to be fine, and the hostname of both the server and the VPN is set to a DynDNS hostname. The server is ...
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Mac 10.9 Server + Windows Foundation 2012 Server + VPNing in = Is it possible?

I need to be able to connect to both a Mac 10.9 server and a Windows Foundation 2012 Server at the same time through a single VPN login... Alright so here's the skinny on the setup. Running OSX ...
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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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OS X Server Mail Forwarding Spam

In Server.app 3, managing a Mavericks server install, under the Users tab, when I select a user, click the settings cog, then click Edit Mail Options. I have a user setup with Mail should be: ...
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“Password Server: Stopped” on Mac OS Lion Server. Stops with error -1 during startup

Since I've restored the Open Directory from an archive because my Server crashed and the DB was corrupt. The password server does not start anymore. The log looks like this: Feb 14 2012 21:41:20 ...
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Server app : random errors in configuration applied with configuration profile

When I verify the informations contained in the user configuration profile with both the profile manager and textmate everything is ok. When i installs the configuration profile on a computer there ...