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The Macintosh or Mac is a series of several lines of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc.

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Mac Pro (2019) memory compatibility with 256 GB RAM sticks [migrated]

Looking for a long term setup using a Mac Pro (2019) with 28 CPU cores. Will 256 GB rdimm or lrdimm sticks work on this setup? The Mac Pro has a 1.5 TB max RAM on this configuration, but the ...
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Mac cannot print - Windows Server 2019

We created a new print server on a windows server 2019. Our Windows machines can connect and print to the printers without issues. On our Mac computers we can map the printers but as soon as we try to ...
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Qemu linux guest disconnected randomly

I have a mac m1 with an arm processor and I want to use Linux sometimes. For this I followed this guide and everything is working as expected and I have a working Linux guest. The only thing I added ...
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Ubuntu Samba share for Windows and Mac

File Server: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with SMB and SSSD configured to join our Windows domain Mac OS Sonoma, latest version, with a local profile (managed by MDM), connecting to the server using the ...
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MAC Printing - Pausing

I have a script that maps our printers, it uses PPD files. When I map the printers using the script it will pause in the middle of the printing process, like it will say printing then PAUSE this is ...
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openvpn with proxy, Unexpected EOF: reply incomplete

I have an OpenVPN configuration for work that I received from my company. However, due to certain restrictions in my country, I am unable to directly reach the company's server. To overcome this, I'm ...
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How to enable AccurateECN on MacOS? (For testing L4S queue management)

I'm trying to use L4S queue management feature in MacOS Sonoma. I've followed the online guides: Reduce network delays with L4S Testing and Debugging L4S in Your App Basically I setup "Internet ...
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Looking for a good approach to set up an F5/Netscaler lab on MacOS (docker + virtualuzation)

To explain myself - I mainly work with Load Balancers - up to now I used VMWare to set up a local lab with couple of F5s and Netscalers, some web server in the backend, and from time to time a Windows ...
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.p12 certificate not working on mac (Ventura 13.4.1) but works on windows

I generated ssl certificates for (Nifi Registry https://nifi.apache.org/registry.html) I installed them in Windows.. it worked and i get a prompt to select certificate when i open the website https:// ...
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No network access from MacOS terminal

A colleague's Macbook refuses to make any remote connections from the terminal. For example: macbook-pro% rvm install "ruby-3.2.2" ...
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Multiple MySQL versions using Homebrew on macOS giving Error - Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket

I am trying to set up multiple MySQL versions using Homebrew. I have already been using MySQL 8.*, which is running fine. However, due to some old project requirements today, I have installed another ...
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MAC Address of VPN Client Keeps Changing

We have a desktop using Windows 10 at a remote location, and that pc has a printer connected to it. We use the Windows 10 VPN client to connect to the router of the local office (peplink 20) and once ...
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Connection refused at port 80 MacOS Ventura 13

Can someone assist on how to open port 80 for connections, I get a connection refused: See below MacBook-Pro:bin say$ telnet localhost 80 Trying ::1... telnet: connect to address ::1: Connection ...
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Mac: "kex_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host" when accessing a remote server with a jump server

I tried access a remote server via ssh -T -D 61480 -o ConnectTimeout=15 'target-box' but it failed and I received an error log which I have included below. I was able to connect to the jump server ...
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macOS DNS resolve issue in internal network with Bind9 as DNS service

I'm using Bind9 as a DNS service to resolve some domain names internally. The topology is simple, with one router for all internal computers, and all computers using an internal DNS to resolve both ...
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How to use IPPS with Brother printer and Mac?

I have a Brother laser printer connected to my router via ethernet cable. Within the Brother configuration web portal, I did the following: disabled all wireless functionality on the printer disabled ...
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Does MacOS on MacBook Pro need weekly reboot? IT support team is implementing forceful weekly shutdown

IT support team in my organization is enforcing periodic forceful shutdowns of the developer Macbooks using JAMF or some other kind of mechanism. This is damn annoying. In my experience, I never faced ...
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ESXi requires a 4k monitor for a Mac server, how can I display this on a server room 1080p monitor?

Apple macOS is licensed for virtualization only if running on Apple hardware. VMWare ESXi 7.0 Update 3 has support for Apple's 2018 Intel (Macmini8,1). This works well. However, I need to roll around ...
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Domains not being resolved using public DNS servers after usage of pihole/adguard

I am having issues on a client machine (Mac) accessing different sites, for instance reddit.com, after having used adguard/pihole in my local network on a raspberry pi. To resolve the issue I thought ...
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xargs not working as expected

On Mac: sudo powermetrics --samplers smc | xargs Never produces any output. Without xargs, it correctly writes my computer's power metrics. Machine model: ... SMC version: ... ...
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Postfix doesn't run in macOS Ventura

I have just updated my Mac to macOS Ventura. When I try to start postfix, it says "$daemon_directory/master -t 2> /dev/null postfix/postfix-script: fatal: the Postfix mail system is already ...
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Is XNU based on FreeBSD or OpenBSD?

I'm curious, is the xnu kernel based on FreeBSD, OpenBSD, or some other BSD distribution? Thank you, James Pedersen
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On macOS, what is /var/db/uuidtext?

My Macbook Pro has a folder /var/db/uuidtext What do the hexidecimal numbers for the subfolders represent, and what is the dsc subfolder? James-MacBook-Pro-4:~ jamespedersen$ ls /var/db/uuidtext 00 ...
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client_loop: send disconnect: Broken pipe from a ssh connection over OpenVPN behind pfSense firewall

I have a Debian 11.4 server running on a LAN behind a pfSense firewall. I'm using OpenVPN to connect to the firewall and open a tunnel on my server side LAN and connect to the server. All fine, ssh ...
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How to reach my host from the outside?

Can a local server give services to the internet from a Mac? I have Apache and want to invite a user to see my website coded in my root folder via email. I saw a tutorial on YouTube suggesting this ...
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Creating a custom URL for reverse local proxy with NGINX

I'm trying to set a custom URL for a reverse proxy. From what I understand, the code should be fairly straight forward. Here's what I've got: worker_processes 1; events { worker_connections ...
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MikroTik: How send the mac AP to external CAPTIVE

I set up the MikroTik router hEX RB750Gr in hotspot mode, connected the WapR-2nD access point to it and distribute wifi. Hotspot is configured for an external authorization portal (Captive). Captive ...
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How to install JDK 1.4 on MAC

I need install jdk 1.4 on mac os (Macintosh HD) I tried downloading update packages but it gives following message Does anyone have any solution for this i need that jdk version for testing 1 ...
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Why can't i acces remote Windows Server through MacBookPro?

I'm trying to access a client MacBookPro to Remote Server using Remote Desktop Application "RD Client" I connected a VPN to that server. BUT But in the application when I fill the remote ...
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Linux MAC learning outside network

How can I forbid create ARP records in Debian for IP outside network assigned for device? For example: ip route 10.10.0.0/20 dev ens4f1.10 proto kernel scope link src 10.10.0.1 10.11.0.0/22 dev ens4f1....
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PostFix issue - trying to get MailHog to work

So mysteriously my previously-working MailHog stopped working this morning on my Mac Mojave. I have followed the steps in this post to get MailHog running: https://www.joshstauffer.com/send-test-...
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SSH Key Fingerprint Changes

So I copied an SSH private key from my Linux machine to my M1 Mac. (I've attempted to do this both by uploading the cyphertext to a secrets manager as well as directly transfering the file) but when ...
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PATH not set after SSH from MacBook to Windows

The goal is to start some jupyter notebooks remotely from my Macbook on my Windows machine, because of the GPU power. I've installed the OpenSSH server utility on my Windows machine and I am able to ...
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Why doesnt creating a sym link from python to python 3 work?

My goal is to make sure that python refers to python3 in my mac terminal. What i have tried so far are the following two attempts 1. Adding an alias in .zshrc alias python=python3 after re sourcing ...
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How to connect a MacOS client to Linux WireGuard Server

Background I cannot for the life of me get this to work. I have a local host machine running MacOS and utilizing the native Mac WireGuard application. I am trying to establish a connection to a remote ...
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Partition RAID or multiple RAIDs per partitions

I'm trying to setup a RAID 1 with two HDDs. This is what I'm trying to achieve: data partition (ext4) Mac TimeMachine backup partition (HFS+) I want to have RAID over both partitions, but I still ...
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Slow File Transfer Macbook to Synology/Proxmox Server using AFP

Noticed slow transfer speeds of ~35 MB/s when sending a single 5 GB file from my Macbook Pro to my NAS running on Xpenology/Synology in a Proxmox VM. The NAS is first mounted onto the Macbook Pro ...
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OpenVPN Connect Client Mac only working after fresh install

I'm facing a problem that I can't be sure what the root of the problem is. I am using OpenVPN Connect Client MacOS version 3.3.2, connected to home wifi. Here is the condition that I am facing: ...
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Activation of Office for MAC offline

I have a problem activating Office for Mac on an offline laptop. When I use the installer for Office for MAC it asks for a email address to activate Office but of course I don't have internet so I ...
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netstat reports UDP ports with no owning process

When I run netstat -avp udp I get a slowly growing number of ports. It grows about 100 an hour but the rate varies considerably. When I close the process, the ports do not disappear from the list. ...
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My Mac's password refuses to change

I work for a large corporation, and I work on a Macbook Pro. The company has a fancy arrangement where the password I use to connect to the VPN is "synched" to the password I use to log on ...
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Secure connection to web-/mailserver fails under MacOS/iOS

I am desperate: I moved two domains from one server to another which was running smooth. I secured both domains (web & mail) with Letsencrypt certificates. Now the owner of these domains ...
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Register Mac to Azure AD without enrolling in Intune

I am looking to find out if Mac devices can be registered (not joined) to Azure AD. I've tried to research on both Google and this site, but all information I was able to find pertained to joining ...
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Entering the password for openssl in command line leads to crash

I'm not sure if this is related to .OhMyZsh installation. Why is my password entry not accepted? ➜ Documents openssl rsa -in my_private.pem -noout -text Enter pass phrase for my_private.pem: User ...
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Mac OsX (Vagrant 2.2.18) DNS lookup 5s latency

On a regular VM - Vagrant Box (LAMP) on Mac OS, while making a trivial call, there is a 5 Seconds DNS Lookup delay. Is there any reason for it or solution? Already installed BerlinVagrant/vagrant-dns ...
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Cannot connect local peer to local peer over Wireguard

I have online server with IP 1.2.3.4 and two local computers on different locations. computer A and computer B. I have followed instructions how to setup Wireguard here: https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/...
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What GUI file explorers exist (Mac or Windows) to browse folders with wildcards?

I use a synology NAS, and have snapshots enabled. This creates a bunch of timestamped copies of folders in a #snapshots directory for each share. For instance, if I have the folder homes/alex/my/...
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Can't SSH into my server from my Mac Terminal and rsync over SSH is suddenly broken too

all of a sudden I can't login to my server from my Mac Terminal. On my Linux machine normal ssh login still works, except rsync over ssh also gets stuck. This is what happenes when I try to connect ...
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Has anyone cloned an HDD for a Macintosh IIvx?

Where I work as a sysadmin, we have an old Macintosh IIvx that is the only one left in the world with an obscure program on it that will cost the company a ton of money if they can't use it. Well, the ...
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Mac EC2 instance launch failure - The requested configuration is currently not supported. Please check the documentation for supported configurations

I'm trying to create a Mac EC2 instance by following this AWS User Guide however it fails with the error seen in the screenshot below: What I have tried so far : Using other AWS regions such as ...
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