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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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Mac OS X How is Hostname configuration set up

I have taken over a network of Mac Minis at work. The system was installed by a development company that has gone bust and are uncontactable. Each of the Mac minis are connected to a Mac pro acting ...
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brew remove doesn't remove all files on OSX? [on hold]

I am working on OSX 10.14.2. I have installed Postgres 11.1 and PostGIS 2.5.1, using Homebrew and uninstalled all previous versions with brew remove. According to Homebrew, I don't have any other ...
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Removing Ethernet Driver from OSX (Mojave) [on hold]

I tried to install a D-Link Ethernet Adapter three times. It didn't work, three times. I used the uninstaller that came with it, three times. Now, the driver software is still showing in the "...
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Can't connect to SAMBA over openVPN

Please help, i've tried searching the internet to solve this but i still could not make it work.. Server: Ubuntu 18.04 Client: OSX Mojave via Tunnelblick I'm trying to connect my client machine to ...
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Server always defaults to github.com with error message `Permission denied (publickey)`

I'm trying to connect to a remote server via ssh but I always get redirected to github with an error message, even when I am not trying to connect to github: ssh username@<anyServerName> ...
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Does macOS use NetBIOS?

Do the latest versions of macOS use NetBIOS (port 139) by default? Or is that a Windows-only protocol?
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ssh works on windows but not osx on certain networks

I have a strange problem using ssh/sftp on a mac (OSX sierra). When running from my home network, or a tethered phone I am able to ssh/sftp into my server. But on certain networks it randomly times ...
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how to enable SMB 2FA on Win2016

I have one question that teases me for about two weeks.... The Setup win2016 AD win206 Fileshares (SMB) Mac Clients Authentication runs via Enterprise Connect and PKI with Ubikey Smartcards. The ...
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PF Firewall on macOS Mojave - Block outbound rule not working (blocking Plex SSDP/UDP broadcast) [migrated]

All, I'm new to pf please forgive my ignorance in advance. I'm attempting to block an SSDP/UDP Broadcast from my Plex Server on a Mac Mini to the LAN. The Mac Mini is on internal IP address 192.168.2....
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Dynamic DNS updates on OSX Clients

I recently setup Dynamic DNS updates for Reverse PTR records. The DHCP server successfully updates the reverse DNS records for our domain-joined, Windows endpoints. But, I'm having issues with our OS ...
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nginx bind() to 0.0.0.0:443 failed (48: Address already in use)

I have Laravel Valet 2.1.6 installed on Mac OS 10.14.2. nginx 1.15.8 is installed using brew. I restarted my Mac without installing any updates or new software, and now all example.test sites are ...
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MySQL, Sequel Pro via ssh, access denied error

Before I get into details, there are at least a couple of questions that seem to address the same problematic behavior, but the answers given to the questions don't apply in my situation, which I will ...
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Is it possible to start a docker-machine at macOS (Server) boot?

Now that Apple is dropping certain services in Server.app (postfix, dovecot, DNS, to name a few) it is important to find solutions to keep these running. Apple suggests moving to open source versions, ...
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windows 2012 r2 asking for password in remote's logon screen in Mac

I am trying to connect microsoft windows 2012 r2 remote server from mac in following 3 ways windows instance is created in aws Directly clicking the one of the desktop added in microsoft remote ...
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How to bypass/exclude a port on OpenVPN client WITHOUT bypassing all incoming traffic?

I read this answer beforehand, it says: ip rule add from x.x.x.x table 100 ip route add table 100 to y.y.y.y/y dev ethX ip route add table 100 default via z.z.z.z The problem is, this will apply to ...
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mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables exits before i can type mysql-u root to rest root password

Made some simple mistakes--don't have backup for my server, and uninstalling/reinstalling in several different manners hasn't helped. I've attempted a few shell scripts to slow the processing of the "...
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How can I use SSL3 to talk to a server?

I am trying to get a wireshark trace that I can decrypt for a request between a client and an ALB. In order to decrypt the transaction, I need to force the client/server to disable PFC (perfect ...
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list directory is slow when using NFSv4

I'm currently setting up NFS based file sharing between my Mac client (Macos 10.14.1) and Raspberry Pi3 server (U16.04.1 LTS). As I dual-boot my Mac (MacOS/Ubuntu18) I want to use my Pi with NFS (I ...
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How to send a request to a server that is on the same VPN network

I have setup an algo server on Digital Ocean (running Ubuntu), have sshed into it, and wrote a small http server that accepts requests and returns "hello world". I have successfully connected my ...
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Viewing Permissions in Mac OS on a Windows Server 2016 using Active Directory

I am logging into a Windows Server 2016 server and then accessing several volumes. While browsing directories in terminal, all file permissions appear as being owned by the PAM user I am logged into ...
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Install macos 10.13 Guest OS on VMware ESXi 6.0 fails

I want to install macos 10.13, High Sierra, on VMware ESXi, 6.0.0, 5572656. According to VMware's compatibility guide this should be supported. https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/detail....
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Macs on Active Directory. Password policies not being enforced

Okay. Fundamentally, I've just started a new job where all of their IT support is outsourced. I've come in and realised password policies just aren't being enforced on any OS X machine in the building ...
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Dnsmasq unable to resolve local host

I'm unable to get my local DNS server to work and totally stumped. Here's what I have done so far to make it work... Dnsmasq configured on Ubuntu 18.04 ( Static IP: 192.168.1.100) /etc/resolv.conf ...
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Mongo Docker Corrupted

So long story short: I have a Mongo database that was running in Docker.app (Mac GUI) with Kitematic.app and stupidly ran an update without a backup (I know!), and then Docker wouldn't launch due to ...
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cross OS file system that works on Windows 10+, Linux, and OS X

First, I realize there are many duplicate questions but they are all quite old and their answers may not be relevant anymore. I would assume (or hope) that in our constantly evolving technology ...
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npm install behind one proxy but got Http Error=407 (Forefront TMG requires authorization)

The operating system is MacOS, and already set up http(s) proxy inside the Network Preferences, but always failed to install any packages when running npm install (npm is one package installer for ...
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How to compress spaces in bash command output?

I work on a small screen and I'm trying to make the output of this command shorter, but I cannot get it to work. Command: docker container ls --all Output (too wide!): CONTAINER ID IMAGE ...
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Sharing mounted CIFS filesystem with samba to macOS users

I have a CIFS filesystem which I am trying to share over samba with macOS users. I can't directly connect to the original samba share which I'm mounting as the CIFS fs on the server as I have to ...
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Enroll OS X 10.13 in FreeIPA

I'm trying to enroll a Macbook in FreeIPA on my home network. I went to System Preferences > Users & Groups > Join Network Account Server and entered freeipa.example.com. It succeeded in ...
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Finder App in Mac OS X (all versions) cannot search AFP/SMB shared drives, although Indexing is enabled. Why?

I have a Mac OS X server to which a LaCie 12Big Thunderbolt Storage is connected and is shared across the network using the OS X. Problem is that Mac clients cannot search in their Finder App ...
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X11 Forwarding Fails Without Specific Error

I use ssh -Y host -vv -M and get: ... debug2: x11_get_proto: /opt/X11/bin/xauth list /private/tmp/com.apple.launchd.iRkMUbydAz/org.macosforge.xquartz:0 2>/dev/null debug1: Requesting X11 ...
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MacOS nut client install for synology network ups

I have an APC UPS connected to my synology nas and I am trying to get my mac (10.13) to connect to the 'network ups' of synology. So far I've been trying to follow this guide: https://community....
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How can I determine which request is periodically timing out through my ssh tunnel?

I am using a ssh tunnel from OSX combined with the SwitchyOmega chrome plugin to browse via a ubuntu box like this: ssh -D 54321 1.2.3.4 This timeout only occurs after I've started chrome. but even ...
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Synology NAS to Mac transfer: rsync creates identical folders on the same disk (NAS rsync and Mac rsync yield different hexdumps)

Summary: I use the following setup to backup data on a Synology NAS to a remote disk via rsync. First backup local: rsync initialised on the Synology NAS to the disk (mounted on the NAS). Future ...
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SSH with Yubikey and intermediate host

I'm on macos with a Yubikey. The Yubikey's publickey is added to ServerA and ServerB. I can connect to any server directly from macos with the Yubikey plugged in. Is it possible to SSH to ServerA and ...
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iPhone OS 11_3 http connection flood

I have been trying to limit max TCP connections to port 80 of my server coming from the same IP. I have used iptables for this task: -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 80 -m conntrack --ctstate ESTABLISHED -m ...
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openldap with macOS Clients

I try to configure the mac clients to use a LDAP to connect to their session (using openLDAP). I have created PosixAccounts with PosixGroups, and tried on ubuntu systems : I can log-in with my users. ...
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Can't connect Mac to Azure VPN via Ikev2

I am trying to connect my Macbook to an Azure VPN. Each time I try to connect the connection animation of the VPN icon on the top bar () goes on for a few seconds and then stops, without any ...
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ansible run from mac fails with objc error

I've been running ansible-playbooks from my mac for months and yesterday I began having problems. I'm reinstalled ansible and python 2.7 to no effect. I have a workaround but the reason for the ...
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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 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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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 ...