Questions regarding Apple Mac Server editions of OS X.

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Who uses Mac OS X Server and why? [closed]

I am really curious. Mac OS X as a server sounds like a very expensive solution that is not much better than the free one provided by free software. I understand paying extra for a nice UI and an ...
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Workaround SpamAssassin Y2K10 Bug (Mac OS X Server)

Bug Report: https://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=6269 It turns out that SpamAssassin is adding a score of 3.2 (FH_DATE_PAST_20XX) to all email going through my mail server (Mac OS X ...
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Can I create a hidden admin account via the terminal on OSX?

I have around 300 baby macs to look after, and they have lots of different admin accounts, which is a nightmare to work with. ARD has slowly been configured with the accounts of the machine owners, ...
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How can I find phantom storage usage?

I've got a Mac OS X 10.6.4 Snow Leopard Server file server (AFP) which has been running out of storage space on the boot volume for the past few weeks. It takes about two days for the remaining 42GB ...
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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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Ubuntu LDAP Make Home Directory

I recently asked a question here about getting Ubuntu to authenticate via LDAP against an OS X server. The good news is, I got it to work and the clients are now authenticating, but my problem now is ...
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OS X Login Authentication Against Leopard Server

I am doing a few tests with OS X Server before I have to do a deploy in a few months. I have configured Open Directory, and created a few users. I've configured Directory Utility on a 10.5 client, ...
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Repair DNS Hostname mac server

I am getting this problem when checking the hostname of my server Primary address = 176.16.1.227 Current HostName = grandcentral.xx.xx.xx The DNS hostname is not available, please repair DNS ...
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Recovering a server from being an open relay

One of our Mac Pro machines running Apache was inadvertently acting as a forward proxy with a public IP, after some organisation proxy rules changed. Consequently it was discovered by spammers and ...
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How can I install git on a remote OS X Server - without Developer Tools?

We have an OS X server that is co-located; that is, we have access by SSH and via the Server Admin utilities, but not via Remote Desktop. Several months later, I'd like to install git on the server. ...
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Hosting multiple domains on Mac OS X Server

I'm setting up Mac OS X Server (10.5 Leopard) for the first time. I will be configuring it to run multiple domains (or "virtual hosts" as they are called), and for each domain I want to set up a Web ...
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Apache and PHP causing first exec call to be really slow (and OS X)

Consider the following PHP program: <?echo date("c"); `date` echo date("c");?> The backtick-operator `` simply executes the specified command via the shell. Output on my local windows-box ...
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Mac Os Server, how to make bind point www.mydomain.com to the same machine bind is installed on?

I want to set my server's IP as DNS and then be able to to make domains like myproject.com, and also www.myproject.com, and *.applications.com point to the same server where I will be hosting these ...