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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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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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How come OS X allows multiple virtualization software at the same time while other systems don't? [migrated]

I was surprised to experience that VirtualBox and docker's HyperKit can run VMs at the same time on OS X. Using different hypervisors at the same is not possible on Windows or Linux. How come it works ...
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load user environment variables macos launchdaemon

I have a plist file as below: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd "> <...
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OpenLDAP on osx - can't authenticate with username/password

I set up a local OpenLDAP server on my osx machine using the instructions here The following is my slapd.conf # # See slapd.conf(5) for details on configuration options. # This file should NOT be ...
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OSX > OpenVPN : DNS Resolution Inconsistent

If I connect my OpenVPN client (using Tunnelblick) to my office with any of my Mac's, I get inconsistent DNS resolution for internal webserver addresses. The IP addresses work, but not the hostnames ...
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What to do when Software is Unresponsive and doesn't appear in ps aux, top or htop

in GUI I find that universally on many Macintosh iMacs and Servers, there comes a time when I try to quit services or gui applications and they refuse to close- I mean they disappear from the system, ...
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Running multiple tar commands over network shares bottleneck

I'm trying to run multiple tar commands, reading from, and writing to SMB shares on a MacPro box (the client), with 6 CPUs. Both my network, and the file server (server) network interfaces show only ...
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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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fial2ban0.9.7 crashing when system.log rotates on macOS10.10.5

I'm trying to install fail2ban0.9.7 (https://github.com/fail2ban/fail2ban/) on a Mac running macOS10.10.5 Yosemite. It is a great program that I run perfectly fine on Unix, Linux and macOS10.6. But ...
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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 ...
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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 ...