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Questions tagged [mac-osx]

Mac OS X is an operating system from Apple Inc. It was the successor to Mac OS 9 and here the 'X' means 10. Mac OS X is based upon the NeXTSTEP and OpenStep OSes developed in the 1980s and 1990s by NeXT Inc., which Apple purchased in 1996.

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PQDN resolution on macOS

We have a VPN with multiple search domains. One component of these domains specifies the country in which the hosts are located. servers.fr.internal.example.org. contains all the servers in france. ...
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duplicity from macOs to S3 gives gaierror: [Errno 8] nodename nor servname provided, or not known

I'm backing up a macbook pro to AWS S3. It successfully writes the first volume, and then dies with Attempt 1 failed. gaierror: [Errno 8] nodename nor servname provided, or not known I'm ...
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launchd using 100% CPU - looking for diagnostics

Launchd every 30 seconds is taking 100% of one of my cores for between 10-20 seconds. I am trying to isolate down what is causing it but haven't found anything of use in console or any log files and I ...
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How to reverse proxy/access a web server behind Mac Mini Server.app? [closed]

I have a mac mini server (v 5.3.1) with a static, public ip and another web app (rumpus) on it that I want to link to a subdomain on my site (hosted elsewhere). The app is running on port 8000, if I ...
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How to migrate Linux iptables scripts to OpenBSD/macOS pf

I am building a VPN server on macOS based on this instruction: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-an-ikev2-vpn-server-with-strongswan-on-ubuntu-18-04-2, and stuck at ...
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what causing LTO 6 to write only 1.5TB? [duplicate]

enter image description hereI have been using the IBM TS2260 3580S6E Drive from 2014. From two weeks I am getting an issue with the space in the tape media. After the format while I am copying data to ...
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OpenLDAP Mac OS Client setup

I have an OpenLDAP server running on Ubuntu 16.04. I need MAC OS Clients to authenticate with it. What are all the configurations that has to be done to authenticate MAC with my OpenLDAP. I went ...
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Delete all mails from server that are not currently in IMAP mailbox [migrated]

SysAdmin-wise this might be a quite "light" question so apologies in advance if this isn't the right site to post it, but I'd appreciate anyone that can help (or tell me that there isn't a way to do ...
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smb with dfs on mac

I currently work a Mac client enviorment, where all users have macs, but they insist on running windows servers. they are currently running acronis file sync to avoid smb, but since they are going to ...
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ssh connection refused from mac os x to linux server (works for others)

Starting today, my Mac (OS/X El Cap) refuses to connect via ssh to several remote servers we manage at an ISP. Others in our group can still connect to it using ssh (as I could through yesterday), ...
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How to identify which process the received TCP traffic belongs to with DTrace on macOS

As can be seen here we have PID available on send but not receive. How to limit the probes to connections owned/initiated by a particular process? sudo dtrace -n 'tcp:::receive, tcp:::send { printf("...
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Issue with 64-bit (host) inodes vs. 32-bit inodes in osxfs in Ubuntu 16.04 container

I have an issue I’m looking to get some feedback on the correct “docker” way to resolve. I believe this is Docker for Mac specific because of the fact bind mounts use osxfs and the inodes are 64-bit, ...
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IIS hosting site on MAC OS X shared folder

I have IIS on a Windows server and I'm trying, for work reasons, to host a site which physical path is shared from a Mac OS X I've tryied first using my pc : I've shared a folder on my pc, mapped it ...
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Why didn't an ubuntu host show up when pinging broadcast?

According to this question, I can ping broadcast and then parse the arp table to detect hosts on the LAN ... except that I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS desktop that doesn't show up when ...
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Some Macs not authorizing via 802.1x

Hello I have a really weird issue with some macs not being able to connect to 801.1x in some areas on campus. They however can connect in other places on campus. The configs for both switches are the ...
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Adding iMac to Active Directory Domain and separate network for Internet Access

I am managing an Windows Active Directory network and have several mac machines that need to be added in. Our office has a LAN (with no internet access) to allow users to access local resources (File ...
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use of tables in anchor in mac OS

I am trying to use table in anchor, but it is not applying the rules. 1) I have created /etc/pf.rules/pfssh.rule. The below 2 rules I have added in the file table <sagar1> persist block out ...
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Seeking ground truth on TLS certificates and MacOS - browser, curl, openssl compared

On a Mac, High Sierra 10.13.5, I'm seeing a difference in TLS certification validation. Chrome and Safari are happy with TLS validation when visiting https://www.visitflorida.com. Also, curl has no ...
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Unable to authenticate OpenLDAP users on macOS clients “user not found: no secret in database”

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 server that is runnning an OpenLDAP server. I am able to see everything just fine: serveradmin@Magic:~$ ldapsearch -x -H ldap://localhost -D cn=admin,dc=example,dc=com -W Enter ...
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Apache: AH01797: client denied by server configuration

I get this error: [access_compat:error] [...] AH01797: client denied by server configuration: /Users/petruza/Source/local_domain/ vhosts.conf: <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot "/...
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How do I include a subset of files from a directory tree with rsync?

I am backing up most of an entire volume with rsync, wanting to omit the OS X overhead files and most of the files associated with a bunch of virtual machines. Omitting the overhead files works. It's ...
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Forward whole ip range to another ip range with pf on mac

I need to forward all traffic to 172.16.0.x to the ip range 10.78.7.x I tried using pf.conf for that, but it seems my configuration does not get applied at all. What I tried was: echo " rdr pass ...
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Allow only connections from home network with Docker

I'm running linuxserver/transmission docker image on my home server. The server also functions as a full traffic VPN. So how can I limit the connections for the web ui to only connections from my ...
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SSH Tunnel connected but can't git clone

I believe this is a fairly simple one, but on the face of things I am sure its not "wrong". I am trying to ssh tunnel in from my linux machine into a OSx machine that has access to my VPN. Setting ...
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Rsync with rsync daemon is not preserving owners or groups

I am setting up a new internal backup strategy where multiple hosts on my LAN will be backed up to a single host running the rsync daemon. I am still in the early stages of this, backing up a ...
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Routing between two NICs

This question is similar to a question I asked regarding linux servers, but I am making a separate post as this question regards setting up the NICs on a Macintosh running 10.13.4 (the latest Mac OS X ...
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ssh connection : ssh_exchange_identification: read: Operation timed out

i'm kind of a newbie for all of this but i'll try to explain my best. First of all i'm on MacOSX I have a remote server under ubuntu to which i would like to access by ssh. The system administrator ...
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Dnsmasq not giving out second DNS

Dnsmasq version 2.79 on MacOS 10.12.6 using Homebrew. This is my dnsmasq config: # Never forward plain names (without a dot or domain part) domain-needed # Never forward addresses in the non-routed ...
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Mac OSX unable to override default route

I'm trying to get traffic to a specific host to go via a different route than the default, but try as I might, the traffic still takes the default route. I have tried the following: sudo route add -...
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Centrally Manage MacOS USB Ports & Misc. Settings

My organisation currently has a number of Apple devices running MacOS Sierra & High Sierra. Following a recent audit by our parent company, it was decided that (due to the actions of users) MacOS ...
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MongoDB Collection Level Access Control not working

I have to restrict few MongoDB users to specific collections with some specific action permissions(only Update collection). As per the docs it's possible. localhost:tmp username$ mongo MongoDB shell ...
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MySQL Community Server 8.0.11 unexpectedly auto-starts at MacOS High Sierra 10.13.4 boot time, although I specified that it should not

Description of the bug: The MySQL Community Server auto-starts at the boot of the Operating System (O/S), although the checkbox labeled "Start MySQL when your computer starts up" is good and well ...
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Known built-in commands that work differently in Linux vs Mac

when developing Bash scripts, sometimes I'll run it in a Docker container, or on a VM to test it, but the ideal place for me to build out scripts is just on my local MacOS workstation. When it comes ...
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Effect of enabling IKEv2 VPN in azure point-to-site configuration

I need to connect a few macbooks to our existing Azure VPN. According this guide I need to enable IKEv2. Are there any risks with this? If I enable it will the existing VPN connections be continue to ...
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Monitor where an application is connecting to on MacOSX

I just downloaded wireshark for mac as I am trying to find out exactly where an app is connecting. I need to see the URL and the protocol whether it is https or http. I am very new to Wireshark and ...
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Copy of incoming Mail (Mac “Mail” is client) shows up in sent email when email is sent from a php form after migration to g suite

I helped someone migrate their email from a web hosting service because of deliverability issues. Anyway, the migration went well: Migrated email Set mx records Authenticated domain name (SPF and ...
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How to setup a PPPoE server on VLAN 10 using pppd on osx?

I'm trying to emulate my ISP setup to configure a few devices remotely before sending it to site. I have a Ubiquiti Edgerouter X that is configured for PPPoE on VLAN 10 using credentials myusername ...
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Remote application OSX

First off, I'm not sure if this is the right site, but seeing as how this feature is used in both windows and Linux servers I thought it was appropriate. In Windows servers there's a feature called ...
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Push CA cert to Mac clients

I have a large group of Mac clients I need to push an internal CA cert out to. How can I do this without going to each one? They are all linked to Active Directory; would pushing a cert out to them ...
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How to determine the connected Network Account Server on macOS from terminal

I want to determine the Network Account Server that is connected to a macOS computer and do this in Terminal. Via the GUI you can see it in System preferences > Users and Groups > Login options ...
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Mysql Server Mac OS won't restart

My computer crashed while a lot of transactions were pending and I've been having a lot of trouble trying to start the mysql server. When I run: sudo /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server ...
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Getting “server certificate is a CA certificate” for my self-signed cert on Apache

I'm using Apache 2.2 on Mac High Sierra. I would like to have my little local server have a self signed certificate for my domain. SO I ran this command openssl req -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -keyout ...
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Apache 2.4 VirtualDocumentRoot and www alias at once

Here's my vhost file: UseCanonicalName Off <VirtualHost *:80> VirtualDocumentRoot /Users/username/Sites/%-2+ ServerName test ServerAlias *.test </VirtualHost> I use it for ...
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(Mac OS PF) Redirect outgoing UDP traffice to specific ip:port

I'm having some trouble getting my head around how PF works in Mac OS. I have been doing a lot of research on the topic but just cannot find the solution (although I can find many other very similar ...
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dscl delete osx original account failed

I am on a newly installed High Sierra and trying to delete original account created by initial setup with sudo dscl . -delete /Users/test <main> delete status: eDSPermissionError <...
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How do I limit launchd log size on OS X?

As this answer suggested, I activated logging of a .plist file I have generated. <key>StandardOutPath</key> <string>/path/to/logfile.log</string> <key>StandardErrorPath&...
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Website doesn't work on Mac or iOS with IIS Rewrite

I have a website hosted in a Virtual Machine on my Windows Server with the IP address of 192.168.1.40. I use URL Rewrite as a reverse proxy to point my subdomain to the VM. This works great on windows ...
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Why does `postmap` generate such a huge database?

I have a one-line /etc/postfix/generic to configure address mapping for smtp relay through my email provider. Running sudo postmap /etc/postfix/generic generates a 29,360,128 byte Berkeley DB file ...
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ssh socks proxy over multiple host with key and password

I want to connect to a website behind two servers. I know how to access the local Sock-Proxy and i can access another website with only one socks-proxy. Schematic: ssh(key) ssh(pwd) ...
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how to launchd on demand when port is specified as parameter?

I have a program I want to run on-demand using launchd by running the following command: /usr/local/bin/godoc -http=:6060 This program starts an HTTP app that listens on the designated port 6060. ...