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Xserve 10.6.8: Why do `net.inet.ip.forwarding` & `net.inet.ip.fw.enable` kernel sysctl settings stay enabled even disabling?

Very bizarre situation. I have inherited a few Xservers from a previous admin that I have been charged with cleaning up on various levels. I am familiar with settings in Ubuntu & am very ...
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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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How to setup CouchDB server?

Context: Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard I have just installed CouchDB (using MacPorts). It runs fine locally on http://127.0.0.1:5984/_utils/index.html However, I can't quite figure how to make the ...
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Trouble setting up a Gopher server on OS X [closed]

I have been trying to host my own Gopher server under OS X (specifically, Snow Leopard), but am finding the process somewhat frustrating. After trying (and failing) to install myriad supposedly ...
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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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“Error of type eDSAuthFailed (-14090)” when attempting to disable a user in Workgroup Manager

In Mac OS Server 10.6, when I select a user account, uncheck the "access account" checkbox, and click Save, I get this error message: Error of type eDSAuthFailed (-14090) on line 3912 of ...
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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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Mod_rewrite issue in setting up on Snow Leopard [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Mod_Rewrite Rules but Were Afraid to Ask? I have come back to this as got sidelined on other things for ages. So please find my ...
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How to compile PHP with ldap support in PHP in a Mac ports Environment?

I had originally installed the LAMP stack using Mac Ports. Another project requires me to enable LDAP support. How do I get about installing it using Mac Ports? My PHP info file has no mention of ...
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Some Snow Leopard machines taking a very long time to log in (AD, Win2k3)

We have some iMacs that are taking a very long time to log with AD credentials, whereas other machines on the network take the normal amount of time. What sort of thing could be happening? They're ...
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VirtualHost not working?

The problem: On my local machine only, I want to enter the URL homepage.local and I want it to open my local webpage index.html found in my local directory /Users/prime/Homepage/. I thought I could ...
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editing hosts file for local (running django and also php sites)

Right now, my http://localhost/ address for all of my php sites (which are in my Sites folder). However, my django sites will be in my /Users/myusername/djcode/www/ folder. How do I see my django ...
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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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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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SSD TRIM Support in Snow Leopard

Does Mac OS X Snow Leopard officially support SSD TRIM yet? If not, is there an expected availability? Also, is there a brand of SSD that is most compatible with a late-2009 Mac Pro?
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Install libpq-dev on Mac OS? [closed]

Does anyone know how I can install libpq-dev on Mac OS 10.6? http://packages.debian.org/sid/libpq-dev There doesn't seem to be a macport for it. Can I install it from source, and if so how? many ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mac OS Snow Leopard: Why does my mysql.default_socket value not change in my phpinfo() page?

I'm getting errors whenever I try to connect locally to mySQL on Mac OS Snow Leopard 10.6.4. I'm running mySQL 5.1.46. I can log in using the console. I'm running PHP 5.3.2 and my phpinfo() page is ...
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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 to compile mod_xsendfile.c on Snow Leopard

I'm having trouble compiling the X-Sendfile extension for Apache (http://tn123.ath.cx/mod_xsendfile/) on Snow Leopard. I've tried setting various archflags, and one combination even compiled w/o ...
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How to resolve “HTTP/1.1 403 Forbidden” errors from iCal/CalDAV server after upgrade to Snow Leopard Server?

We recently upgraded our Open Directory Master & Replica to Mac OS X 10.6.4 Snow Leopard Server. We had a mismatched server FQDN & LDAP Search Base/Kerberos Realm, so we exported all users ...
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Many Snow Leopard Server Managed Preference settings do not take effect

I am managing 20 or so Apple computers running 10.6.4 with a Mac Mini Snow Leopard Server (also 10.6.4). I am using the built-in OpenDirectory in addition to Kerberos to bind the clients to the ...
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Client can only access the server hosting OpenVPN, not the servers subnet

I have a peculiar problem with a OpenVPN tunnel on my Linux-server (RoadWarrior config). I can login perfectly with Tunnelblick 3.0 on my Mac, I can access all services on the server hosting the ...
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How do I configure OS X's built-in Apache server to use FastCGI?

I want to serve a FastCGI based Perl script using Snow Leopard's built-in Apache server (2.2.14 apparently). I've heard something called MacPorts is required; which is some sort of 'apt'-like package ...
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What causes Permission Denied when doing an ls on a symbolic link, when the underlying file has 'r' granted to all?

Not sure if this belongs here or on superuser.com. I'm battling with getting a C process working that needs to link in Oracle dynamic libraries. It compiles and runs fine under the oracle user (the ...
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how to rerun snow leopard server initial configuration wizard again?

is there a way to restart the config wizard which goes through the few first steps after you install snow leopard server. is there a way to get that wizard to force run it again at a later date rather ...
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How do I install PHP with JSON and OAuth on Mac Snow Leopard?

I want to use the Dropbox API via this library, http://code.google.com/p/dropbox-php/. I installed MAMP, and then I tried sudo pecl install oauth but I got the following. >>>> ...
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MySQL problems on Snow Leopard

I just erased and re-installed Snow Leopard. I installed MySQL 5.1.48 64-bit clean. I'm having issues with the MySQL server... when I boot the computer and log in, the server is not running. I tried ...
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problems with Apache on Snow Leopard

I kind of screwed up the Apache "stuff" on my Mac. Usually when I visit http://localhost/, I would see the "It Works!" but now it just lists the directory and files inside ...
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socket problem with MySQL

This is a recent problem... MySQL was working and a couple of days ago I must have done something. I deleted MySQL and tried reinstalling using the .dmg file. The mysql.sock file never gets created ...
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Automatically starting svnserve on Snow Leopard

I have installed Subversion onto my iMac running Snow Leopard, but am having trouble getting svnserve to start up automatically. As I understand it (I'm still fairly green with OSX), the best way to ...