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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User account home directory mistakenly changed MacOS BigSur [migrated]

Under system preference I mistakenly changed my Home Directory to another directory. Now I'm stuck at login screen after inserting my password.
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Netcat on MacOS failing with simple commands

I'n trying to follow a tutorial here. As an example we can say that we need a friend of ours to help us with something on our work system(Windows). To be able to receive a connection from us first ...
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open vnc - How to use space in username [migrated]

I am trying to connect to a server with a username with space. open vnc://<user ? name>@<ip> open vnc://user\ name@<ip> // not working Error: The file ... does not exist.
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macOS Big Sur Directory Utility not able to connect to LDAP Server

I am trying to get Mac OS X to authenticate with LDAP. I set up a Ubuntu 20.04 server with Open LDAP (slapd). I did an elaborate setup with TLS, SSL, No anonymous auth, etc. I was able to use this ...
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macos /etc/hosts ignored using wildcard subdomain [duplicate]

Why is macos ignoring etc/hosts I have seen this: /etc/hosts file being ignored And it is not a TAB but a space between ip address and domain. Is there something special you need to do on MacOS to use ...
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Can't SSH into macOS machine until I VNC

I have several M1 Mac Minis running on MacStadium. They are all remotely manageable, so I can SSH and VNC into them with the auth I was given. From time to time, the following happens: I suddenly ...
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Setting up VPN between macOS and Windows server with certificate authentication

As an outfit that has always worked on a full Windows stack, we now want to introduce our first Macs into our office for a proof of concept. Our VPN solution is also based on the Windows VPN server (...
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External invitations disappearing after accepting in Mac Outlook v16.49

Lately, I have stumbled upon a rare issue using Mac Outlook calendar invitations. External invitations disappear after accepting them in Mac Outlook v16.49. Steps to reproduce: Appointment are ...
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How can I use bindfs with macfuse to create a bind mount on MacOS? (or any other way of presenting a tree at another path on the filesystem)

I'm attempting to replicate a linux file tree for the MacOS systems on my network. I've come across macFuse to expose bindfs, but I'm unclear on what I would need to do for this to work, since it ...
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Share data via QEMU and NFS with Mac host (OSX Catalina) and Linux Guest (Ubuntu 20.04)

Story so far We recently migrated from Linux laptops to Macbook Pro laptops (company IT no longer supports native Linux laptops with VPN, so it's all Macbook/OSX devices for us). However, all of our ...
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scp and sftp failing with “client_loop: send disconnect: Broken pipe” (MacOS 11.3 issue?)

As of 2 days ago, my attempts to scp files from my laptop to servers consistently fail for files larger than ~200 KB with the error "client_loop: send disconnect: Broken pipe" This coincided ...
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MAC OS routing: Default route used instead of correct interface

I have the following situation: I can't access host1 from host2: Setup on host1 (Mac OS): Interfaces: vlan0: 10.10.240.12 (vlan tag 222) en0: 134.100.202.12 (native) Host2 (Debian Linux): en0: 10....
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Can I access an APFS drive plugged into a Pi over a network?

I have a SSD that's formatted for APFS Encrypted. I want to plug it into a Raspberry Pi and access it over a LAN from a Mac. However, as far as I know, there isn't a read / write driver for the Pi for ...
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SSH X11 forwarding from Linux to Mac stopped working (just hangs)

I've been using my Mac to login to Linux boxes and run X applications for some time. Suddenly, recently, it has stopped working. The failure mode is strange: I don't get the usual "X11 connection ...
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Mac OS: How to handle multiple systems under one Apple ID

The company I work for issues MacBooks to employees, and I come from the Linux world and I'm running in to a privacy issue with how my predecessor set up and issued the Macs. Specifically, Each Mac is ...
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How do ProxyPass from Apache to node.js so I can drop the port number in my local URL?

I'm trying to use a domain name for local development of a next.js app. Normally, it fires up at localhost:3000 but I'd like to use site1.local (and no port). I've edited my hosts files to point the ...
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launchctl exit 78 when I add UserName attribute (how can I run daemon as a different user?)

launchctl load was working fine until I added <key>UserName</key> <string>buildkite-agent</string> Ran as root and got this error back in my log Error Mar 9 20:50:03 ip-10-...
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How to permanently set vault token and url remote server in macos

On Linux I'm setting vault variables to /etc/environment next: export VAULT_URL='https://some-remote-server.org:8200/' export VAULT_TOKEN='SoMeToKeN' But when I'm typeing this in macos, after $> ...
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How to connect to remote mysql through two ssh tunnels?

I can ssh into a mysql server via an intermediate host from home: Peter@home -> Ubuntu a.b.com -> MySQL on Ubuntu: x.y.org by: ssh -t peter@a.b.com ssh mary@x.y.org as x.y.org only ...
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L2TP Issues AWS EC2

I'm trying to set up l2tp inside an AWS VPC, I'm having problems. I'm on a MAC OS and I keep getting an error "A connection could not be established to the PPP server. Try reconnecting. If the ...
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getnameinfo 5 second stall for link local IPv6 addresses on macOS 11.2

Resolving a link local IPv6 address, e.g. "fe80:0:0:0:1df5:94d:4c6c:6b43" using the getnameinfo function on macOS 11.2 (Big Sur) results in a 5 second wait. I used this C code to check: ...
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How to force client to download files locally over SMB instead of holding the file open

Is there a way client or server side MacOS and Windows. To force a client to download files locally, rather than to hold the file open when being read? Similar to how Chrome OS does this.
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Are there security or hardware management issues that would require a policy of setting displays to never sleep? [closed]

At my current employer, there is a policy that is pushed out daily that includes a setting that forces the display on the computer to never go into sleep mode (on Mac that is System Preferences -> ...
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IPSec Cisco VPN on macOS not hide my public IP, is it causes by macos vpn client?

I have 2 vpn, first one is on Cisco and second one is strongswan. In both case I have protocol IPsec. I configured connection to both vpn on my macbook - macOS Big Sur 11.0.1. I use default macOS ...
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Error: Kerio Control VPN Client service is not running

I've faced with the error: "Kerio Control VPN Client service is not running" blinking just after a second from connection is success. No any errored messages in logs. macos 10.15.7, kerio ...
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In mac, not able to view or open a file which displayed while by `locate` command [closed]

OS: MacOS When I try locate acronym a folder named acronym and all the contents in the folder are getting displayed, but I am not able to view or open any of those files. I was able to view and access ...
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Variables (locally defined) not defined when running bash script from cron on MacOS

I have following script for backups creation: #!/usr/bin/env bash { declare -a directories=( "/Applications/Apache" "/Applications/Scripts" ) function ...
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How to determine directory size of macOS with apfs?

I have a situation on my Mac, where I would like to know the real size of all files combined of a given directory. Below is a screenshot of the Info panel for a selected directory with almost 4TB, ...
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MySQL connection via SSH tunnel on MacOS doesn't work [closed]

I've been trying to set up a SSH tunnel with VPN on my macbook with Big Sur 11.2, but it doesn't seem to work. On my linux machine, I can simply turn on the VPN and make a SSH-tunnel. Then I can just ...
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OpenVPN Client not tunnelling HTTP traffic

I am hosting an OpenVPN Server (I followed this tutorial) and I am facing some issues on the client side. When I use my phone as a hotspot, and I log into the VPN from my Mac (using my phone's ...
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How to export Kubernetes ports to macOS host?

I want to setup a local Kubernetes cluster for testing on macOS. I selected microk8s provided by Canonical. Kubernetes doesn't run native on macOS, but uses a Linux VM provided by multipass. ...
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ajdnik/homebrew-decrypo does not exist! Run `brew untap ajdnik/homebrew-decrypo` to remove it

Whenever I do brew update in my local machine I get the below error BOSM0001-RANATA:~ rajkumar.natarajan$ brew update remote: Repository not found. fatal: repository 'https://github.com/ajdnik/...
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Homebrewed http start fails on macOS Big Sur [closed]

I had installed Apache 2.4.46 on macOS Big Sur via Homebrew. It had worked fine until I did brew update and brew upgrade. At this time, PHP was upgraded from 7.4 to 8.0, so I modified httpd.conf as ...
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osx ipv6 default routing

I've got an imac that's been running static ipv6 for years; I'm working on deploying ipv6 out to customers, and have the lan side of a test router plugged into a usb ethernet interface on the imac, ...
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MAMP 5.7, macOS 10.13.6, Apache - How to make certain that I am NOT serving to the world (I want to be ONLY be secure localhost)

I noticed an unusual event that alarmed me (I'll get to that later) about the security of the MAMP localhost environment that I have set up to develop a WordPress site locally, then deploy to my ...
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Configuring L2TP VPN to use with iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur

After Apple did this in Big Sur OS I can't connect to my own VPN on Libreswan 3.27 (netkey) on 3.10.0-1160.6.1.el7.x86_64 Starting with iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur (coming soon), IPsec supports HMAC-SHA-...
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curl X POST command fails on win10 but succeed on MacOS/ubuntu

When I use curl -X POST --data '{"jsonrpc":2.0,"params":[], "id":1,"method":"web3_clientVersion"}' 'node-ip:8545' in win10 terminal (as admin) for ...
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AWS Client VPN (OpenVPN) Mac user can connect but loses internet access; works on Win10

I have a Mac user (macOS Catalina, 10.15.7) that can connect to our AWS Client VPN but loses wider internet access when they do so. The user is not technical, remote and I am not a Mac user and have ...
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Cant connect to VPN via L2TP/IPsec on mac, but connection on windows works

I've setup connection on one of our mac computers running MacOS 10.13.6 High Sierra. I've entered user, password, preshared key ect. but I Cant connect to VPN (getting VPN server did not respond error)...
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GOOGLE_APPLICATION_CREDENTIALS where is it?

I am trying to follow the directions to use cloud translation. At https://cloud.google.com/speech-to-text/docs/quickstart-protocol?hl=en_US are the instructions, but I am not clear on these. I have ...
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Virtual IP on MacOS does not receive any TCP data, why? (with details)

$ ifconfig en0 en0: flags=8863<UP,BROADCAST,SMART,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 options=400<CHANNEL_IO> ether a4:83:e7:d0:e7:a5 inet 10.0.0.134 netmask 0xffffff00 ...
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How to properly import google cloud libraries in python3.6 in MACOS?

I'm running a python3.6 project that uses the google cloud libraries: from google.cloud import secretmanager def access_secret_version(project_id, secret_id, version_id=1): """ ...
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How To Kerberize Services on macOS 10.13 Server

I'm moving from an all-OD setup on macOS 10.13 (clients and Server.app) to using Active Directory for user accounts/authentication - but still serving files from my macOS 10.13 Server system. I've ...
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Creating seperate virtual network interface on OS X command line and bridging it with physical link

I have 1Gbit fiber connection attached via Ethernet to my MacBook Pro with 10.15.7. Occasionally I run nmap scans but it eats all available bandwith making the computer hardly usable - even DNS ...
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Can VCenter use mac book pros as physical hosts?

We're currently trying to find creative ways for launching mac VMs on top of our Vcenter cluster. Traditionally, we've been using Xserve mac servers, but these have become outdated and can no longer ...
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ssh connecting from macOS to ubuntu refused

I am trying to connect to my PC (ubuntu) from my MacBook using ssh When I run: ssh leo@192.168.0.22 It connects. However if I try to use my public IP it says ssh: connect to host xx.x.xx.xxx port 22:...
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Monitoring directory changes in macOS

While exporting some mailboxes via Apple Mail in macOS, the mail client itself unfortunately does not show the progress of this operation. The only way to know if it's done is when the resulting ...
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.sh working on terminal but not on cronjob

I have created a shell file to extract an archive from .7z. The shell works fine in the terminal but in the cronjob I get an error. The command is: 7z x /path/to/file.7z -aoa The error I receive is: /...
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Login Active-Directory account require different username values in loginwindow and switch user

I've just bind my machine (running Mojave) to new AD server and would like to login to an existing AD account from loginwindow startup screen, but all I get is a tilted password record (indicator that ...
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Launching interactive setup of CloudWatch Logs agent … ERROR: Failed to determine linux distribution. Exiting

I followed the steps mentioned in https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/devops/view-aws-codedeploy-logs-in-amazon-cloudwatch-console/. The command : 'sudo python ./awslogs-agent-setup.py --region us-east-1 --...

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