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Leopard is Mac OS X version 10.5.

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OS X Leopard (10.5) Server -- Unwanted Emails [closed]

Our OS X Leopard (10.5) server is sending out an email EVERY DAY for a Disk Full Notification on an external HDD we use for Time Machine backups (which manages it's own disk space, so the disk full ...
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Can I use Open Directory with a Leopard client and a Lion server?

I've looked around on the interwebs but I can't find any sort of answer. I just picked up a Mac Mini and I'm going to throw Lion Server on it for my network. Most of my computers are running either ...
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Leopard clients periodically lost connection with the AD Server

I manage a network of Apple computers connected to an Active Directory server running Windows 2003. No exotic configurations. OS X clients only use the AD as a login server. Everything works fine, ...
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CA cert error when setting up git submodules on PPC Mac 10.5.8

I have a git repository with submodules on github, when I try and set up the submodules locally by doing: git submodule init git submodule update I get this error: error: SSL certificate problem, ...
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Accidentally overwrote file instead of appending. Is there hope?

I accidentally did this: command > ~/.bash_profile Instead of command >> ~/.bash_profile I know, I'm an idiot. Is there a way to recover the old .bash_profile file? Thanks a lot for your ...
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OSX Server Login issue, ssh works, console does not

We have a brand new OSX Snow Leopard, we created some user accounts, the accounts can login from ssh, but not from the GUI Login prompt. The login used to create these also does not work after we gave ...
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Folders having multiple reincarnations on clients

We are running a Mac OS X Leopard Server 10.5.8 on a Intel XServe. Most of the data is stored on the internal disks. When clients (mostly Snow Leopard) connect to the server and use it normally for a ...
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Can't log into OS X Server after restart

Just restarted our Mac OS X Server (Leopard), and we are no longer able to log into the default user account, srvadmin! This is an open directory account. We are presented with the login screen, but ...
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launchctl slow on ssh to OS X server

I'm running an OS X 10.5.8 server. When my users ssh into it, it can take up to about 10 seconds before they see a prompt. I've turned on debug for ssh and see it's pausing at the "Entering ...
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How to start/stop/restart launchd services from the command line?

How do I restart, say for example my httpd or afpd, running any Mac OS X >= 10.5 (Leopard-), without having to use the GUI and go to System Preferences -> Sharing and unchecking/checking "Web Sharing"?...
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checking Leopard Installer build on burned dvd

is there a way to discover the build of a Leopard installer without actually installing it? I have 2 burned installers and one has a flaw and of course I forgot to label the builds on either thanks ...
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Xserve G5 Leopard Server - How to turn off the beeping when the RAID is degraded?

My XServe G5 is beeping constantly because of a RAID drive that has failed. We're going to get a new replacement drive tomorrow evening. The beeping is very annoying and I was wondering if there was ...
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Mac OS X Leopard: Shutdown Command?

Is this correct command to shutdown Leopard after 60min? sudo shutdown -h 60
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Is there a way to host email with snow leopard server on site?

We are faced with a dilemma with using snow leopard. We want to have thr snow leopard server on site and not off site because it makes sense to have the server in the network physically for other ...
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Possible to have thin-clients with RDP GUI connected to Leopard Server?

I'd like to ask if there is any solution to run thin client in Linux/Windows with RDP GUI connected to Leopard Server?
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Use an environment variable in a launchd script

I'm curious if it's possible to specify an envrionment variable in the ProgramArguments portion of a luanchd script on Mac OS X Leopard. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE ...
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Leopard Server (10.5.8) Screen Sharing with Open Directory Authentication

I have an OS X 10.5.8 Leopard Server that I manage here in the office. Right now it has just the standard VNC single password style of authentication for authenticating for screen sharing. Our ...
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how to change cron shell for OSX Leopard

I have a script that runs fine if I invoke it from the command line, using Bash. But when cron tries to run it, it fails with a "mysql: command not found" error. I think this is because cron is not ...
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How to print Leopard 10.5.8 (w/Epson on Netgear WGPS606)

I am trying to access my Epson Stylus Photo R1900 which is connected to my Netgear WGPS606. I am currently running OSX 10.5.8. I was able to print directly from my machine without any problems and I ...
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Tiger Client Bound to Leopard Open Directory Server

I am trying to get my tiger clients to bind to an open directory server on leopard. I am able to bind the computer to the directory and when I look in Workgroup Manager the computer shows up ...
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OS-X Leopard Apache starting up not behaving as expected

I am in the process of trying to get a PHP PDO MySQL driver up and running under Leopard and I am basically following ideas from Tom Gidden in forcing Apache to run as i386 instead of the Leopard ...
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Painfully slow login to AD bound Mac OS X Leopard machine when off home network

Just looking for a little help with this problem that seems to trip a lot of people up and is causing me no end of grief. I have a number of fully patched OS X Leopard machines that are bound to my ...
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Mac OS X Server: How to create internet sharing with quota tracking

I had a question. I have OS X Server and wanted to set up a system where I have internet with a quota of 12 GB, I want to be able to create my own specialised login accounts and split the quota ...
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How to secure a Mac Server ("Possible break-in attempt" in logs)

I'm getting these quite frequently in my /var/log/secure.log: Nov 5 10:50:49 www sshd[775]: reverse mapping checking getaddrinfo for 124.107.32.54.pldt.net [124.107.32.54] failed - POSSIBLE BREAK-IN ...
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Kerio Mail Server on Leopard Client?

What's the difference between running Kerio Mail Server on Leopard client vs running it on Leopard Server. If all I need is contact/calendar syncing among 4 macs and 4 iphones, is there a use of ...
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Microsoft Exchange for Mac

So I need to setup 4 macs and 4 iphones with a Mac Mini with Leopard Server that will do contact and calendar syncing with all the devices, inside or outside the network. Apparently OS X Server doesn'...
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Mac OS X Server: Snow or not?

So I'm working for this small company that has 4-5 macs and 3-4 iphones they want to connect together (calendards, contacts, mail, etc). They already have a mini with 10.5.5 Server on it, but I'm ...
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Phusion Passenger and Snow Leopard

I just installed Snow Leopard and now I am getting the following error when trying to access a site running under Passenger: /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/passenger-2.2.4/ext/phusion_passenger/...
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Upgrade Path from OS X 10.5.7 to OS X Snow Leopard Server?

I purchased an iMac back in March 2009 and it came with OS X 10.5.5 and I have been updating it since. I see that I can upgrade the OS to "Snow Leopard" for $29.99 but...... I would like to upgrade ...
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I upgraded to leopard and everything works fine except for ruby and rails

I just upgraded my Mac OS X to 10.5. Everything works great after a little Apache love, except for ruby and rails. This is what I am seeing Macintosh:~ TAmoyal$ ruby test.rb -bash: /usr/local/bin/...
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How to install a replacement SSL certificate on a Mac OS X server?

We have a Mac OS X server with an expiring certificate. We have renewed the certificate with the CA, generated a new CSR (using openssl on the command line) and have imported the new certificate ...
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Can't detect my NTFS partition from Finder (Leopard)

From Leopard, I created a new NTFS partition for Windows using BootCamp. Everything went fine : Windows 7 was installed correctly and its partition (C:) showed up in Leopard's Finder. Then, from ...
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Share Single Backup Drive with Mac and PC

I have an external 1.5TB HDD which I would like to use as a backup for both my Mac (OSX 10.5.7) and PC (Windows Server 2003). If possible, I would like to utilize Apple's built in Time Machine for ...
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Using WHS for a Mac Time Machine Backup [closed]

Has anyone figured out a way to get Windows Home Server to be used as a repository for Time Machine backups from Leopard without installing any additional software on the Mac machine? The new HP ...
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Trouble installing boost on Leopard using macports

Building boost with macports falls causes a cc1plus process to run forever. Anyone know anything about this? (BTW, port is version 1.710 and I'm running OS X 10.5.6 with kernel 9.6.0) $ port ...
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OS X 10.4 client, OS X 10.5 server: limitations?

What Leopard Server features are only fully supported when used with Leopard clients (as opposed to Tiger clients)?
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What does Time Machine "server data" mean?

I see in an Apple manual that "Time Machine backup of server data isn’t supported for an advanced server" but I'm not clear on how to interpret "server data." Does it refer to the entire boot ...
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How to add an Open Directory server via a script?

What is the best method to add an Open Directory server via a shell script on a brandly new imaged computer? I've created a new image with InstaDMG and I'd like to add the Open Directory Server via a ...
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What exactly does /usr/sbin/CreateGroupFolder do?

Does "CreateGroupFolder" do anything aside from creating folders in the file-system and setting correct permissions for them? EDIT: Yep, nothing more, nothing less. As Chealion suggested, I ran it ...
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How to set finer-grain HDD Sleep settings in Mac OS 10.5?

Is it possible to specify how many minutes of inactivity Mac OS should wait before it sleeps hard disks? Is there a plist I can manually specify "60 minutes" or something? The GUI gives you the ...
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"Allow Outgoing Connections" in Mac OS X Client?

System Preferences > Security > Firewall only gives you the option to "Allow Incoming Connections" to applications of your choice. My understanding is that Mac OS X does not have a built-in way to ...
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What are useful Command-line Commands on Mac OS X?

Per the Windows and Linux threads, what commands do you find most useful in Mac OS X Server (or Client)?
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Does VPN Service on a "Standard" OS X Server use L2TP or PP2P?

Does VPN Service on a "Standard" OS X Server use L2TP or PP2P?
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Your favorite website/forum for Mac OS X Server? [closed]

I'll get the ball rolling: http://discussions.apple.com/category.jspa?categoryID=96 Apple Discussions http://afp548.com http://macenterprise.org http://krypted.com/ Charles Edge's blog http://www....
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What is "best practice" for reinstalling Mac OS X Server

Since you can't "Archive And Install" on Leo Server the way you can on Leo Client - what's "best practice" for backing up/reinstalling without losing your data/ldap/service settings? I'm aware of the ...
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GUI Tool to configure SFTP in Mac OS X Server?

Is there a GUI tool out there to configure SFTP for Mac OS? I have SFTP running fine, but I have no idea if it's possible to restrict access to certain Shares etc. Server Admin just lets you configure ...
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Workaround for using ".local" as a Leopard Server's hostname?

Using ".local" as your hostname breaks Kerberos (and other services) in Mac OS Server 10.5 Advanced because the server will only do Bonjour lookups instead of checking with the DNS Server(s). There is ...
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