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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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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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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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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Scripting access permission to Mac OS X 10.6 managed services

On Snow Leopard, I can give access to services like SSH only to specific users by using the "only these users:" option in the sharing tab of the System preferences. This is bothersome to use when ...
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How do I set up a reverse lookup zone in OSX Snow Leopard Server

I am trying to set up Address Book server in Mac OSX Snow Leopard server. To do this, a requirement is that I have a FQDN set up with reverse lookup. I created a DNS entry on the godaddy DNS server to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Apple XServe not booting from anything (USB, CD) - Prohibited Sign

I have an XServe (Early 2008) which was working good before, however, I recently deleted all my raid drives because I wanted to recreate them. So now, I have nothing, no recovery partition or ...
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Troubleshooting reboot of Mac OS X Snow Leopard server running mysql

we are using Mac OS X Snow Leopard server for mysql database, and it reboots once in a while. This happened once every month for the past 3 months. I looked at syslog and dmesg and I don't see any ...
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Windows 7 + OSX 10.7 Server: all files created by Windows users have permissions -rwx------

Here's my setup: I have one Mac Mini Server running OSX 10.7 Server set up as my network's primary file server. (I just finished installing it yesterday afternoon.) It shares files to 10 or so ...
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ANSWERED: Mac Wiki Server Group Calendar Problem

I have a Mac XServer [10.6.8] running Wiki Server Connected to Active Directory. When I connect my iCal (v4.5) on my 10.6.8 client machine to my personal calendar all things are great and changes ...
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Mac OS X server keeps prompting for passwords on all devices

I'm running an Mac OS X Server (10.6.7) with iCal, Address Book and Mail enabled. My issue is that the clients (iCal and Calendar in iOS) keeps asking for passwords on strange intervals, and it ...
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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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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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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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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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Connecting Snow Leopard 10.6.4 to a Linux shared folder using Samba

I'm trying to connect to a web server running on Linux CentOS 5.5 where I've shared a folder. I'm trying to connect to the directory with Snow Leopart 10.6.4 client without success. On CentOS I've ...
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How can I share mail boxes in Snow Leopard Server?

is it possible to share mail boxes between users on Mac OS X Server 10.6.4? I know Dovecot can do this but It seems that Snow Leopard's Dovecot can't, can it? Thanks Philip
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OSX SL Server CalDav/DirectoryServices Authentication Error

I have a OSX SL Server (Version 10.6.8) that has been in production with about 40 users for approximately a year now. Since day one I have had problems where occasionally a users iCal client throws ...
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Update Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server to Yosemite

I have a Mac Pro (Model Identifier: MacPro5,1) running OS X 10.6.8. The machine serves to the web a couple of MySQL databases (v. 5.0.92) as well as a Redmine installation (with a Subversion ...
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Open Directory authenticated bind succeeds, but creates incomplete record

I have about a dozen Macs running 10.6.7 or 10.6.8, which are all failing to bind properly to my new 10.7.4 Server OD. I can bind them just fine via Directory Utility or dsconfigldap, and it reports ...
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Installing BugZilla on Snow Leopard Server: Perl install issues

I'm installing BugZilla on Snow Leopard Server (latest version) using these instructions. And I'm having problems installing required perl modules. It says to run commands that look like this to ...
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node.js server not running

I am trying to learn node.js, but I'm having trouble getting the simple server to run on localhost:8888. Here is the code for server.js: var http = require("http"); ...
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Problems with virtual eth interfaces on an Mac 10.6 OD Master

I've been trying to setup multiple virtual interfaces (virtual ethernet ports) on a 10.6.8 OS X Server - this server is our Open Directory master. I want to set up additional IPs on the server because ...
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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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“Pass phrase incorrect” in Apache SSL certificate after adjusting httpd.conf

On Friday I replaced an SSL certificate (purchased by my school's IT through Symantec and sent to me) in Server Admin for Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard Server running on an Xserv. I serve a couple ...