Jordan Eunson
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How to reload default Mac OSX routing table without rebooting
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First you need a route for your network interface. If the VPN is disconnected then just take your network interface down and then bring it back up with ifconfig. Then use the route commnand to build ...

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How do I configure Reverse Group Membership Maintenance on an openldap server? (memberOf)
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I wrote about this recently on my blog, www.jordaneunson.com I copied and pasted the relevant parts in. What I had to do was stop the "slapd" service on my LDAP server and edit my slapd.conf file ...

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Easiest way to set up LDAP for dev testing
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Install Ubuntu Server Edition 8.10, boot it up and install OpenLDAP. $ sudo apt-get install slapd ldap-utils You can probably just accept the defaults if this is just for testing, therefore your ...

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zeroing a disk with dd vs Disk Utility
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That sounds pretty slow for dd, what was the infile you were using? I prefer dd to Disk Utility.app just because it's faster and I find it's easier to work with. The command you should use is: dd if=...

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What are the obstacles to providing reliable Internet access and Wi-Fi at large tech conferences?
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Taken from my blog: jordaneunson.com. I hate, HATE, when I go into a conference, large meeting, campus, whatever and get a Wi-Fi signal but my requests seem to go into the database in the sky. ...

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Can't ssh from Ubuntu to RHEL or CentOS
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The error that you're getting is related to Kerberos Authentication. I'm going to assume you're NOT using Kerberos and you have your keys setup properly. Try adding/changing these in your ssh ...

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Re-bundle (or update) an EC2 AMI?
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What I do is bundle the AMI with the same name. Then delete the AMI while the instance is running and the upload and register the new AMI. In terms of what's "better" for storing your software it ...

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Replace FileServer with DROBO
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Drobo is a good solution as it has built in drive redundancy, it's low power, and has little overhead. Plus there is an attachment you can purchase to serve the drobo out over the network just like a ...

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Initiating VPN connection from VPN server
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It sounds like what you want to accomplish is a reverse tunnel into your network. I would suggest you check out reverse SSH tunnels and how to use them. https://web.archive.org/web/1/http://articles....

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How do I create a SSL cert so my apache server can connect to my LDAP/AD server?
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Well the fact that you cannot even communicate with the LDAP server without SSL could mean something else is wrong, and judging by the post you made before it sounds like this was not the first time. ...

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Mounting a linux image built with "dd" on Mac OSX 10.7
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Get VirtualBox and install Ubuntu on it. Pass the .img file to the VM as a disk. Edit the fstab in the VM to mount the disk image.

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How do I get bootcamp to properly pay attention to the option key?
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IMHO I think you should install reFIT. Get it here: http://refit.sourceforge.net/ It's a kickass replacement bootloader for Macs, it will see your Windows partition, as well as any USB, CD, HD ...

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how to install kickstart in client system
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Get on a working centos box. yum install system-config-kickstart go thru the app and set all the options you require, including your installation tree. ie: nfs://10.10.10.10/centos (personally I ...

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Is Zabbix the right tool for me?
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I've used both Zenoss and Zabbix. The one complaint I have about Zabbix is that it always seems to crash on me. I had one installation at my old work where we doubled up on Zabbix and Zenoss (Kamil ...

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Kerio Mail Server on Leopard Client?
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There is no difference. So long as you have the OD extensions installed in your Leopard Server then your KMS install on Leoaprd client will be able to authenticate against your OD Server.

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Choosing a File server
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The cheapest way to do this is to get a bare bones "server" tower from Dell or just build your own generic box and then put a Linux distro on it. I would recommend openSuSE, coming from someone who is ...

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resolving DNS issues behind firewall on OS X Server
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Kerberos is picky with Leopard and SSO. To verify your DNS setup do a few of the following with the tool dig Make sure your OD Master Server resolves correctly dig <od.master.fqdn> Take the ...

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Mac OS X Server: Snow or not?
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I'm in the middle of planning and deploying a Snow Leopard environment. After some extensive testing I can tell you that yes your SL server will not play nicely with Leopard clients. From the Address ...

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Mail.app crashes when certain messages are selected
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Just to reiterate, the problem is: even though the mail store itself has been migrated successfully into 10.5, Mail.app will crash when trying to view certain individual messages. You need to check a ...

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GRE and IPSec Tunnel on the same interface
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I don't quite understand your question. If you're asking whether you can have multiple IPSec tunnels on the same Internet facing interface, the answer is yes. If you asking if you can have PPTP, L2TP, ...

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How do I startup Xserve OS X without the GUI?
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OS X does not have runlevels. It natively boots into the GUI. If you want you can set the server to not auto-login and just list the username and password fields on boot. From there you can type ">...

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Cisco VPN reset my connection after establishment
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The default firmware on many of the Cisco 850 Series routers had buggy firmware. Update your firmware, if that doesn't solve it please post your show run

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What is the best VPN for Mac/Windows/Linux Server
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OpenVPN is a great solution, but OpenVPN Access Server is even better. It's easy to install with pre-compiled binary packages, and a breeze to setup with the use of a web interface. It does require a ...

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Centos Dedicated Server Security
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If you can't understand how to configure apache then you should not be the person in charge of making security decisions

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Best network based backup solutions for Mac Clients Time Machine
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If you have a mac mini server already then how about using network home directories to backup user data from client to server and then using a simple incremental rsync script to backup the data from ...

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Client A can ping server S, but client B cannot
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Please perform a traceroute to the server to see where your connection is getting lost. Also setup packet monitoring on your router to see if you ping requests are making it out and or back in.

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Disk space mismatch on OS X Server (Leopard)
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This is strange. The only thing that df reports or should I say takes into account that du does not is metadata. As explained by this article du does not count things like inodes, disk maps, and super ...

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AFP file permission issues with Mac OS X
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I second Kamil's response, (damn you for beating me to this question) you should just connect the Macs using SMB. The advantages you get by using AFP server on MacOSX Server, ie: Server Side File ...

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Where is the GUI config for Server Admin held?
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the directory I needed to copy over was /etc/dns

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What options are available to perform whole disk encryption with Snow Leopard
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I would say that encrypting the whole disk is probably going to increase overhead of the system. I would use Disk Utility to create a disk image that's password protected, and thus encrypted. Mount it ...

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