Questions regarding Apple Mac Server editions of OS X.

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Mac OS X multi-user thin client server (terminal server)?

Is there any solution out there to turn a Mac into a true multi-user thin client server? I'd like to set up a few cheap PCs with access to a couple accounts using something like VNC, but it isn't ...
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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 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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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 ...