Operating System by Apple, also called OS:X 10.6.x

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Mac OS X Server: Snow or not?

So I'm working for this small company that has 4-5 macs and 3-4 iphones they want to connect together (calendards, contacts, mail, etc). They already have a mini with 10.5.5 Server on it, but I'm ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SSH_ORIGINAL_ENVIRONMENT error with Snow Leopard client to a gitosis server on Debian

I have a server running gitosis (installed from the package manager) on Debian Lenny. I am able to perform all operations from my linux mint laptop, but from my Mac running an up-to-date Snow Leopard ...
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Mod_rewrite (CakePHP routing functionality) forbidden after Snow Leopard upgrade

I am using the standard Apple-provided installations of PHP 5.3 and Apache 2 to do web development on a Mac Pro that I just upgraded to Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). The upgrade went well enough, if I ...
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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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Accessing server with .local address

I just setup a new Mac OS X Server, named it myserver.local. I have a couple websites that I'm running from it as a webserver and am trying to access the server as such: ...
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iPhone SDK image

I am hoping to do some iPhone development, but don't want to switch my base os to Snow Leopard. Does anyone know the most economical, flexible and successful way to do this? I am thinking: purchase ...
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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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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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Will setting MySQL root password prevent it from autostarting?

I installed and set up MySQL on Snow Leopard, and created a Launch Deamon to start MySQL automatically (Got it from this tutorial). But the step to verify that it is working, doesn't work for me: ...
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Install gettext to Apache2 on Snow Leopard Server

I have my web server from Apple installed on my Mac OS X server, and now I want to add "gettext" and more to the server but how can I do it? I can't find php/ext/ folder, :/ and I don't know how I ...
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Does Mac OS X Server incorporate all the capabilities of Mac OS X?

I'm thinking about purchasing a copy of Snow Leopard Server as I'm setting up a web/mail server pretty soon. I also want to dig into things that the server has to offer. I'm looking into maybe getting ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Gitosis on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard)

I have a Snow Leopard box, where I have gitosis installed (Warning: noob alert), added a git user and I am able to remotely login to the machine with ssh. Locally, I can 'clone' my created ...
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No rights to write on SMB mounted volume after updating on 10.6.3

After updating on 10.6.3 I suddenly have no rights to write an mounted volumes via SMB. I had no problems before and nothing has changed regarding to rights on the Windows Server. I can read and copy ...
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MySQL lost after upgrading to Snow Leopard

Continuing a question started at StackOverflow - this was more of an administrative question. I made a silly mistake of upgrading Leopard a tad too soon. I thought I dumped my mysql files but the ...
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Mac OS X Server: what's the difference between the server userIDs and locals userIDs? Are they distinct?

super newbie question apologies: I have bought a shiny new Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server pre-installed. I have 5 macs already in the house, and of course on each one there is already a login ID ...
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Mail server Mac OS X Snow leopard

I have a problem, I can't find at good tutorial how to setup my mail server. I only can get a user account with the "shortname" and my server's ip, address like nickname@10.0.1.100 :/ I need to bind ...
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How to make Mac OS X Snow Leopard Software Update to use a custom Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server

I have my Mac OS X 10.6 server, and iI have enabled software update, but now I need my Macbook Air and iMac to update from this server. I have tried to read about it, but I can't find it, I hope ...
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Snow Leopard with Cisco VPN won't turn off split tunneling

I have noticed when connecting to my office via my MacBook Pro that I'm able to access both the office network and my home network, in other words split-tunneling is turned on. We have explicityly ...
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Enabling external accounts on Snow Leopard

I have a mac running snow leopard and I would like to create an external account (i.e. one which resides on a usb drive and shows up on the login screen when the usb drive is inserted ) . I tried ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ScreenShare: command line and observe only

I have a wide TV screen that is attached to a Mac Mini. I am able to use this screen as a second screen using an application like ScreenRecycler. However, Sometimes I want to demonstrate what I am ...