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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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Monitoring memory (sharedm buffered, cached) for Xserve

I am trying to monitor detailed memory useage over time for MacOSX /Xserver. NetSNMP version 5.4.2.1 on MacOS 10.6 does not report the following mibs oid=".1.3.6.1.4.1.2021.4.11" ...
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Any Linux distro which is supported on EFI enabled XServe

I am looking into installing Linux on a test XServe machine and see how it goes overall. We have our entire infrastructure on OSX and would like to move to Linux servers. Is there any distribution ...
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Xserve Xeon: 1TB Drive does not show when plugged in

I've got an Xserve and when I plug in a 1TB Western Digital Drive, the drive does not show up in the finder. There is nothing wrong with this drive, and I am at a lose as to why this could be, some ...
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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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New hard disks for Xserve RAID

We have an Xserve in our office: MAC OSX 10.4 2 X 2Ghz Dual Core Xeon 2GB RAM It has 4x250GB drives in it and we need to expand. What I am wondering is: Are we limited to what sort of drives we ...
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339 views

Mac OSX Server - Mac Mini to XServe Migration

If I build out a Mac OSX Server install on a Mac Mini and then when it's ready for production I image the disks to an XServe, is there any reason the resulting system won't just work? Assuming I'm ...
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Maximum hard drive space for an Xserve G5

At my college we're upgrading an Xserve G5 (RackMac3,1) to be a file server for some courses. Currently it has one sled with a 75GB drive. Obviously, this isn't enough. I've tried some Googling on ...
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How do I enable the serial port on an XServe G5 (10.4 Server)

I have my ZyXel USG 200 router's console port connected to my XServe, and I want to stream real-time logs from it to a text file on the XServe itself. I need the serial port to be set to 115200bps, ...
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1answer
221 views

Tools for monitoring Xserve and Xsan

I'm looking for some software (preferably commercial, supportable and easy for non-techy users to use) to monitor a number of Apple Xserve servers running OS X 10.5, and running as an Xsan controller. ...
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XServe Remote Set Up Doesn't Work

I just mounted a newly purchased XServe. I have turned on the XServe. I have installed Apple Server Admin Tools on a second computer. I can see the newly purchased XServe under "Ready for Setup" in ...
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318 views

Can admin edit a user’s “Manage Account Access” (ical)

As a server administrator, can I edit a user's "Manage Account Access" settings. This is where a user sets who can see their calendar. Whenever we add a new user, we have to go to every person's ...
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1answer
184 views

Mount an additional Xserve volume with autofs on Linux

A few years ago I setup autofs on a RH Linux box to mount volumes from four XServes. I need to add a couple new volumes from these same Xserves so that I can access files from the Linux box. I've ...
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2answers
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Mac OSX server 10.5 external DNS questions

I bought an old xserve with 10.5 server. I have followed all the books and tutorials online, but none of them seem to explain setting up name servers for use outside of my network (I would like to ...
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3answers
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NetInstall working on some systems, not working on others

I'm having an issue where my NetInstall setup works on some computers and fails on others. I am not able to diagnose the issue. I created an image of a Mac Mini and then created a NetRestore image ...
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How do I startup Xserve OS X without the GUI?

I'd like to start-up Xserves at Unix run level 3. At least turn off the GUI and have all the service app (networking, ssh, apache, mysql, etc.) running in the background. Is this possible? How do I ...
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Who uses Mac OS X Server and why? [closed]

I am really curious. Mac OS X as a server sounds like a very expensive solution that is not much better than the free one provided by free software. I understand paying extra for a nice UI and an ...
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Running Mac OS X (non-server) on an Xserve?

I have a Xeon Xserve running Mac OS X Server 10.4. I'm very much not a fan of Mac OS X Server, and would prefer running plain old Mac OS X 10.5 on it. But I'm worried that I'd lose some features in ...
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MacOS X iSCSI Initiator MPIO or LACP Support

I am trying to find a MacOS X iSCSI Initiator with MPIO or LACP Support to use on MacOS X Server 10.5. We've been looking at ATTO's, but it doesn't MPIO nor LACP.