OS X Mountain Lion (version 10.8) is the ninth major release of OS X, Apple Inc.'s desktop and server operating system for Macintosh computers.

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OS X Command Line IPv4 interface Reset

Juniper's Network Connect VPN client seems to leave an OS X network interface in an unusable state if it does not disconnect gracefully. Edit: "disconnect gracefully" refers to any time the VPN drops ...
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Mac OS X 10.8 Server File Sharing is strangely slow

I work in a small company as a web designer/developer and part of my job is server administration. I am not a professional administrator and most of my knowledge I pick up while working. So, the ...
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Configuring dnsmasq to properly work with mod_rewrite on Mac OS X Mountain Lion

I desperately need help. I read an article on the echoditto blog (http://www.echoditto.com/blog/never-touch-your-local-etchosts-file-os-x-again) and followed the recommendations for setting up ...
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Is it possible to stop a service through launchd if the service is started manually?

I am using launchd to start mysql on boot, it is working fine. I am able to stop and start the service using 'launchctl unload' and 'launchctl load' commands. Also I am able to start the service by ...
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Cannot access certain MS Server 2003 Active Directory users with Mountain Lion Server's Server App

The "magic triangle" is working perfectly for some users. Other users are invisible to the Mountain Lion OD master's Server App. Workgroup Manager can access all the users while Server App can't. ...
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MySQL - Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

I'm pulling my hair out trying to decipher why every time I do a fresh install of mysql on OSX and import a database, the minute I restart the mysql instance I'm prompted with the message: Access ...
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Windows 8 Client unable to open specific folder of SMB share from OSX Mountain Lion Server - every other share from same server is fine

After spending almost 3 days on this issue without any idea how to solve it or finding similar problems on serverfault and other communities, I guess I have to open a question. Here's the problem: We ...
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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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PHP 5.4 not showing up on localhost after upgrade from php 5.3.15

I used this tutorial and this post to upgrade mountain lion from php 5.3 to 5.4. Now after sym linking, when I do php -v, I get: PHP 5.4.15 (cli) (built: May 29 2013 18:56:58) Copyright (c) ...
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ssh-add Has No Effect

I'm trying to add password-less ssh access to my Mac OS X 10.8.3 that acts as a server. I've followed instructions like this: http://osxdaily.com/2012/05/25/how-to-set-up-a-password-less-ssh-login/ ...
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How to correctly set up network names on Mountain Lion? [closed]

I am from a Linux background with a fair amount of Windows knowledge too but I find myself in the curious position of having to look after someone's macbook air. I am totally new to OSX. I would ...
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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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Downgrade small law firm from DC to samba or workgroup?

I've got a law office of about 12 attorneys and 22 total users. Their email is hosted (Kerio), the workstations are XP Pro with Office 2003 (soon to be replaced with win7 boxes with Office 2010) and ...
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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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Any folders or files I create in /var/run/ get deleted when restarting the mac

Any added files or folders in /var/run they are deleted when I restart my machine. Why is this happening? What should I do to ensure these files are not deleted (or are recreated) and how would I go ...
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MySQL server PID file could not be found

I can start mysql fine, /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server start Starting MySQL SUCCESS! But any mysql action after that I get the error: MySQL server PID file could not be found ...
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Working Between Local, Dev and Production Machines / Servers [closed]

How do you as a Web Developer cope with working between Dev and Production servers and interms of config files etc? What do you use etc I am use to changing files manually etc
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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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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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Mountain Lion: mysql stopped working after installing homebrew

So I had installed MySQL from a download. It was working fine. My socket file mysql.sock was located at /private/tmp After installing homebrew (don't know if it's directly related to homebrew) my ...
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Cannot Start Passenger 3.0.18 Using Mountain Lion (OS X Server) and RVM

I recently did a clean install of Mountain Lion on my Mac Mini Server. I installed version 3.0.18 using a gem according to the directions on http://www.phusionpassenger.com with no errors that I ...
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Forcecommand is giving strange results with Tmux [closed]

I'm trying to set up pairing with tmux (wemux specifically). I have a pair user set up on my system and can ssh into pair and attach to a tmux session manually. However when I set up Forcecommand in ...
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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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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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Remote deployment of OS X as an full version upgrade, not a fresh install

Anyone have any ideas or suggestions (or know if its even possible) to remote upgrade a fleet of Macs from 10.6.8 to 10.7,10.8, or 10.9 remotely. I presume I can push the installESD through ARD, but I ...
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Limit Apache on Mountain Lion Server to listen to localhost only

Even after modifying the file /Library/Server/web/config/apache2/httpd_server_app.conf to include Listen 127.0.0.1:80 line, I'm unable to have Apache on Mountain Lion Server listen to the localhost IP ...
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How do I add a wildcard domain to Additional Domains in Websites on Mac OS Mountain Lion Server?

I could do this in Lion Server, but I can't in Mountain Lion (when I try to type * it doesn't type anything). Is there a file I can change with emacs to get this working? I've added the wildcard ...
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Time Machine Server on Fedora [closed]

I was just wondering if anyone knew how to/or knew of a good guide to setting up mac Time Machine backup server on a fedora 17 machine. I recently ran into an issue with my HDD and lost all of my ...
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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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Mountain Lion Server 10.8.2 Ports

We're setting up a public facing server for Profile Manager use only. Profile Manager uses the following ports: 2195, 2196 TCP Used by Profile Manager to send push notifications 5223 TCP ...