Mac OS X Snow Leopard (version 10.6) is the seventh major release of Mac OS X, Apple's desktop and server operating system for Macintosh computers.

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Active Directory Account locks for no apparent reason

I've been troubleshooting this problem for two years and it keeps coming back. Our Mac users authenticate to our Active Directory server which is running Windows Server 2008 Standard. One of the Mac ...
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MacOSX Multicast storm on my LAN

In my LAN of around 100 Macs, we have serious problems in the network. For some reason unknown to me, Macs flood the network with this traffic (sniffer sample), 08:11:12.757245 IP 224.0.0.1 > ...
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How to mount USB drive on VM under VMWare or Virtual Box on OS X

I need to mount an external USB drive formatted as UFS on a Mac running Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6.7). OS X has no support for UFS, but I understand you can run a virtual instance of an OS w/UFS support ...
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ulimit -s not working on OSX Snow Leopard

I'm trying to raise the upper level of user processes on my machine. ulimit -s doesn't seem to do a thing: I've also tried launchctl limit with the same results. Don't know what else to do :S
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mac server ssh change port

this works for snow leopard desktop but not for snow leopard server. why? <key>Sockets</key> <dict> <key>Listeners</key> <dict> ...
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Where do I find a MySQL self-installer for OSX?

I don't have the resources or know-how to install MySQL from source, and the downloads page on Mysql.com only provides versions that require lots of manual linking. Isn't there anywhere that ...
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Is there a tool for remotely monitoring resource usage on OS X workstations?

We have a bunch of OS X workstations and some users have complained that there isn't enough memory on them. We'd like to monitor some resource usage stats over time to see if we should upgrade memory ...
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How do I turn off roaming profiles in Snow Leopard Server?

Good Morning, We are running Snow Leopard Server with Windows XP clients, we have about 10-12 user who logon with the same username and password, these users are telling us that they are seeing ...
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MySQL Install trouble Mac OSX 10.6

I have tried installing versions 5.5.11 and 5.1.56 of the MySQL Community Server DMG on my new MacBook Pro 2GHz Intel Core i7 running OS X 10.6.6. It claims that installation is successful, and the ...
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Folders having multiple reincarnations on clients

We are running a Mac OS X Leopard Server 10.5.8 on a Intel XServe. Most of the data is stored on the internal disks. When clients (mostly Snow Leopard) connect to the server and use it normally for a ...
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Compile error in PHP 5.3.6 (Mac OS X Snow Leopard)

Clear system 10.6.7 with established homebrew packages: brew install mysql brew install libjpeg brew install gmp brew install mcrypt brew install gettext brew install icu4c brew install libxml2 I'm ...
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How can I enable internet sharing without using the gui or apple script on snow leopard?

for some rather strange reason my sharing preferences tab crashes (it's a long story and there seems to be no good solution for it, it's looking for a ui object that no longer exists). Anyway, I want ...
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OS X Snow Leopard as Full-bore SMTP Server [closed]

For a new business, I need to run my own SMTP server out of my home. I can't use the SMTP servers of either our web host or our ISP because of limitations they place on outgoing emails. For example, ...
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mysql FATAL ERROR: Could not find mysqld

I am trying to reinstall mysql make sudo make install cd /usr/local/mysql sudo ./bin/mysql_install_db --user=mysql <---- I get FATAL ERROR: Could not find mysqld I think I might have ...
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Force Juniper-network client to use split routing

I'm using the Juniper client for OSX ('Network Connect') to access a client's VPN. It appears that the client is configured to not use split-routing. The client's VPN host is not willing to enable ...
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Can I extend the schema for my openldap server to store MCX records?

I'm beginning to deprecate my Apple XServers and thus MacOSX Server as well. I'm currently using AD for my authentication and authorization, and my Mac OS X Server box to hold the MCX records for the ...
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Windows 7 PPTP VPN problem

I'm currently using an win 7 as an network server at my home. I've created some shared folders wich can be accessed easily from any pc on my network (win and mac computers) recently I decided to ...
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oracle access on vmware fusion

I'm running snow leopard and I'm doing some development that requires some network knowledge. I've installed vmware fusion 3.0 and I've set up a virtual machine with windows 2003 server. I need to ...
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Install web sharing on OS X server without disk?

On a new mac Mini which came with 10.6, I deselected the Web Sharing and a few other options on the initial setup, so now in System Preferences-->Sharing I have no option for Web Sharing, File ...
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2 identical Snow Leopard iMacs. One refreshes MCX records, one does not. Why?

Identical model 2.4 GHz iMacs, using the same image, being imaged in the same exact way on the same subnet. One will refresh and download group policy records (MCX) and the other does not. Both bind ...
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Disable Mailman Reminders

We run a mailserver on OSX server, and a few mailing lists. The password/subscription reminds USED to come out at 8AM (local), but in the past months it's moved to 5AM, a nuisance to all involved. It ...
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How to use a local Leopard Server Mail server acting “like” an Exchange mail server

We have a local Exchange 2003 server (company .local) who is collecting POP3 mail accounts on a distant (company .com) mailserver. The mails are collected by the Exchange server every 5-10 minutes and ...
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dscacheutil shows an empty cache?

Is it normal for dscacheutil to return an (almost) empty cache? I tried the same -cachedump command on 10.5.8 and I got a list of internal and external hosts as I'd expected to have seen. The 1.5~ ...
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Apache Serving 403 Forbidden after OS X Snow Leopard Upgrade to Version 10.6.6

I've just upgraded my MacBook Pro to OS X Snow Leopard version 10.6.6 and now Apache is misbehaving: requests to http://localhost/ generate a 403 Forbidden response -- FIXED requests to any of my ...
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Do I need Remote Desktop to automatically remotely install applications on remote OS X clients?

I have OS X server set up as a directory server with portable home directories. I'd like to guarantee the 3-4 client Macs all have the same applications and versions installed without having to ...
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Optimal my.cnf settings for MacBook Pro 15" i7 (localhost)

What is the most recommended optimal my.cnf settings for the newest MacBook Pro 15" i7 with 4GB of RAM. http://www.apple.com/macbookpro/specs.html Only for local processing only. I want it to be ...
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Bridge VirtualBox host-only network with Juniper VPN network on OS X

I'm trying to setup a VM which should be able to utilize the VPN connection of my host. The VM is running Debian Lenny and the host is OS X SL. For the VPN connection I use Juniper Network Connect ...
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MacOSX Snow Leopard on VMWare ESXi

Is it possible to run the latest version on osx snow leopard on vmware esxi? I've seen lots of documents on how to install osx snow leopard on vmware fusion and workstation but not on esxi. Thanks
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How can I access “Server Preferences” on colo-ed Snow Leopard server?

We have a colocated Mac OS X 10.6 server, and I need to create a new user on the box. (The existing users were created by me when the box was on my desk.) I'm able to connect to the machine using SSH ...
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How can I allow DNS through the Mac OS X Server 10.6 Firewall?

I'd like to use the default Firewall manager app to setup a firewall, but adding an entry for "DNS, port 53" does not seem to do the trick. DNS traffic is blocked when the firewall is on. Looking in ...
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Route Split for OS X

Hey guys. I'm attempting to install a static route for a Mac Pro desktop. I'm using Route Split 1.4, which creates a startup script called /etc/routes.sh (The SH script does actually wait for the ...
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page limits on Mac printer

How can I set limits on the number of pages which can be printed by a user on Mac OS, or the Server? We have two printers on an all mac network. There are several Mac servers on the network and ...
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utility native to OS X for administering AD accounts (without “magic triangle”)

EDIT: So far I have explored Centrify Suite (Spoke with a rep who didnt believe they offered a solution for this) Thursby ADmitMac (I have seen evidence that a tool exsists, but I'm failing to find ...
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Snow Leopard Server VPN service - Health control check: server is sick

Looking at the VPN service log on my Snow Leopard server, it spews the following messages over and over: 2010-11-16 15:04:49 JST Health control check: server is sick... 2010-11-16 15:04:50 ...
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which daemons are running?

Runing snow leopard, I'd like to find a way to say: "Right now, this is what's is running and this is who is running it" I've enabled process accounting and auditing, which should tell me this, but ...
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Apache2 refuses to process php files - “Snow Leopard” OSX 10.6.4

I have a macbook pro i5. my understanding is that by default it should be able to serve php5. i have uncommented the relevant line in /etc/apache2/httpd.conf LoadModule php5_module ...
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Sphinx cannot be found on your system (OSX)

I recently installed sphinx, mysql etc. and everything works fine as well. However, I always get the message: Sphinx cannot be found on your system. You may need to configure the following ...
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Upgraded to snow leopard and can't install git from macports [architecture mismatch error]

I've upgraded to Snow Leopard, re-installed XCode, re-installed macports and when I try to install git I get: :~ $ sudo port install git-core +svn Error: Cannot install git-core for the arch(s) ...
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sendmail on Snow Leopard

I'm trying to get sendmail working on my MacBook Pro (OS 10.6.4), so that I can send mail with PHP's mail() function. If you know how to do this without sendmail, I'd be interested in that also. The ...
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Does Snow Leopard Server support .htaccess?

I'm working on a site which requires mod_rewrite rules in an .htaccess file. But when uploading the file to this new OSX 10.6 Server install (with Apache 2.2.13) it just disappears. I'm pretty sure ...
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Install PHP OAuth Extension In Snow Leopard

I am trying to install the PHP OAuth extension in Snow Leopard, I'm using the bundled Apache Web server and PHP 5.3.2 by Apple, which is working just fine. When I type in Terminal: sudo pecl ...
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DirectoryService hogging memory

My DirectoryService memory usage goes as high as 1GB, with nothing interesting happening to cause it to get that high. It is a stock macos server configuration on the mac mini What is the problem and ...
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How to build a PDC connected to Open DIrectory on OS X 10.6

Since OS X Server has an older version of Samba that cannot be used with Windows 7, I want to setup a newer (3.5.5) Samba server as a PDC. I want to continue to use Open Directory on the 10.6 OS X ...
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How do I put a newly invited event into my iCal server calendar?

We recently bought a mac-mini server which is running Snow Leopard Server for our office, and we have configured the server (using iCal Server 2) to store everybody's calendars. Everyone is using ...
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Host small office email on Snow Leopard Server or external host company?

I have a network of about 30 users. We are migrating from a Windows environment to Macs. We currently have a Windows 2003 server hosting the email accounts with the help of an external spam filter. ...
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OSX 10.6 integration into NIS/netgroup/automount infrastructure

I have an existing infrastructure where accounts are maintained under NIS (yp) with no local unix accounts. Also, all the standard maps including hosts, mail aliases, netgroups, etc...are maintained ...
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Trouble when running checksetup.pl

i am trying to install bugzilla on a mac os x snow leopard server - when i run the checksetup.pl i get this: ./localconfig: Permission denied at Bugzilla/Install/Localconfig.pm line 377, line 253 ...
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Smart Card Compatibility Issues with Mac OS X Snow Leopard

I am working on an iMac running 10.6.4. I am trying to get a smartcard (Athena ASEKey USB Token) to be recognized by the system. Note: this smartcard is not for local system authentication. It is for ...
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How to permanently redirect port 80 to 8080 on OS X?

On OS X 10.6 you do not have iptables, so what is the full solution for this permanently redirect all request sent to port 80 to another port, like 8080? It has to be persistent.
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How do I override the OS X hostname that is assigned by DHCP?

I want to force OS X 10.6 to use the hostname that I assign it but still be able to use DHCP. The old method of editinng /etc/hostconfig is not good anymore, the file containing "This file is going ...