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Terminal logs in Server (OS X Server)

I installed OS X Server, then uninstalled it. Now, Terminal logs me in as server:~ John$ Even though my computer's name in Sharing Preferences is called "John's MacBook Pro" It's no big deal, it ...
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Remotely connect to MAC cluster GUI (multiple user accounts)

I got access to a MAC Server cluster running OSX Server (10.6.8). Now most people who are supposed to use this cluster have windows installed so I tried to connect them using TightVNC. However this ...
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How to Share OS X Mavericks with Remote Users Simultaneously and Sandboxed

I have Mac Pro running OS X Mavericks (not server) which is intended to be a workhorse computer for several remote users. I want to give users on my network simultaneous access to the machine, but ...
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Unable to get Windows clients connecting to VPN OS X Server

My aim is to allow for all employees to be able to connect to the office via a Mac mini running OS X Server (Mavericks). I've set up the VPN service on the Mac and can connect to it fine with a ...
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OSX Mail Server Forward to External Address

This is a duplicate of my question over on Apple Stack Exchange: http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/126566/osx-mail-server-forward-to-external-address I have an OSX mail server set up on ...
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Running Windows Server as a virtual server on a Mac [closed]

I'm looking to virtualize an instance of Server 2003 on OS X as a service rather than a client application. I've been trawling through the web but it seems to be users looking to set up a local server ...
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How to run a one-time command on multiple mac clients?

I need to run a simple one-line command on a few dozen macs. I only need to do this once. They are all running Mountain Lion, except for the server that manages them, which is running Lion Server. ...
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Is it possible to add markdown to the OS X Server blog editor?

I recently installed OS X Server and have enabled the wiki/blog functionality. Is it possible to add markdown to the blog editor? If not, is there software that integrated with the blog ...
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Is there the command in Mac OS X(10.8) equivalent to 'iptables'?

I want to reject some traffic in Mac OS X 10.8(Server) like using: iptables -t filter -I INPUT 4 -s xxx.xxx.xxx.0/20 -p tcp --dport 1723 -j REJECT Is there the equivalent command for Mac OS X? ...
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Login to OS X Server User Account from Local Computer

I have OS X Server installed on a mac mini. I've created several User accounts, one of which is Account Name: Bob Password: abc123 From the Mac Mini's login screen I can choose "Server" (main ...
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Mac - Run java program at launch

I want to launch a java program (server program) at computer startup. I can run it from the command line perfectly. I created /Library/Server/startFS.sh. The file is executable by root and contains: ...
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OS X server in Mac environment, file server issue

I've got a MacMini OS X server installed on the network that's managing OpenDirectory permissions and groups. I love the way it works but it seems like I'm running out of space on the network. ...
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OSX Server - My Administrator password expired?

In our office we run an OSX Server (10.7.5). Today I needed to log onto the server to adjust some settings. I attempted to use Apple's Remote Desktop tool as I usually do. When attempting to connect ...
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How do I automatically share external USB drives over the network?

I used to have an old G5 tower running OS X 10.5 (Leopard) which I was using as a fileserver. In this tower I had a USB dock connected where I could plug in 2.5 inch drives from my archive and then ...
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OSX Server 10.8.2 - Change domain password (command line)

How do i go about changing the domain password for a user? Assuming i'm running a admin account, is there a command or method to change a users password without a GUI? Also, previous password is ...
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Can an OSX server handle windows account administration and file storage?

I want a server and I have a contract with a business to set up a network with the current systems and a new Mac Pro. I have used OS X server before but not for a while so I need to know: Can I set ...
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How do I connect Android 4.2 VPN to OS X Server VPN (L2TP)?

I have a Mac mini running OS X 10.8.2 with the OS X Server 2.2.1 from the app store, and I have set up the VPN using L2TP in the Server.app interface. I have tested this VPN connection using a ...
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Time Machine over network using incorrect realm for kerberos authentication

Question: how can I influence the kerberos realm that Time Machine, or more specifically NetAuthSysAgent, uses? Time Machine backups over the network are failing on OS X 10.7 / 10.8 clients except ...
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OSX 10.8.2 Wiki Server file and database locations?

OSX 10.8.2 with the Server.app installed. Wiki server running. where do these files live? (so that I can customize the CSS as well as back everything up.) What databases so I need to backup and ...
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Does Mac OSX Support period in username

I can't seem to find any concrete proof of this but I wanted to know whether or not a period is allowed in a mac username (the name that you use to log into the OS). If it's not allowed, is there any ...
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Can't connect to OSX lion server using Server.app locally

This is a case of not reading before doing. I wanted to start clean with Lion Server, so I did what I normally do, drag the app to the trashcan and re-install it. (not realizing that server was a bit ...
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Lion Server: Configuration tool without installing server?

Is it possible to install/copy over the server configuration tool without actually installing OSX Lion Server? I want to avoid any system configuration changes on the client machine but still make use ...
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OS X Sever Snow - how to abort installation process?

Here is the story. I wasn't aware that "OS X Server" was an actual operating system to install, I thought (seriously!) it's just another application or bunch of apps working nicely together under the ...
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Shell command to delete old network users on Mac OS X Server

I'm trying to delete old network user accounts off our lab server (Mac OS X 10.6). I found a simple command line command to find user directories that have not been accessed for over a year: find ...
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Roaming profiles on OS X 10.7 Lion Server

Is there a way to store user data like documents folder deskstop folder pictures etc on the server? If not how can a user access their files from a different computer on the network?
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Setting up a server on a Mac Mini with OS X Lion

I'm in the process of setting up my Mac Mini as a home server. For that reason I seek some guidance: I want to have a "Fileserver" meaning 2 different user accounts with read/write permissions to 1 ...
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Bind Lion Client to a Leopard Server

Trying to bind a Lion Client (10.7.1) to a Leopard Server (10.5.8). Getting a connection failed to the directory server. (2100) error after they appear to talk for a few seconds!?! Can Lion bind to ...
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Mac OS X - Web Sharing

I've enabled web sharing on my Mac OS X (via default Apache installation), and it gives me a web address that I (and supposedly other computers) can use to access my site. However, when I try to ...
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How to install Mac OS X Snow Leopard server on any virtual machine with DMG?

I'm trying to install Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server on VirtualBox. I know this is duplicated question, however another questions have no fine answer. I'm trying to install on VirtualBox on iMac. So ...
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Setting and enforcing password policies and across a network of Macs

I have been looking at ways of essentially having a domain environment for an office of about 15 Macs which can be used to enforce password changes, a minimum level of password strength and even ...
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FIle sharing benefits of OS X Server compared to OS X

Apart from the other features of Mac OS X Server (iChat server, Address Book server, etc.), what, if any, file sharing advantages does OS X Server have over the standard OS X? We are currently using ...
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Excluding items from managed Time Machine

Is there any way to exclude items from Time Machine when it's set up on a computer being managed with Workgroup Manager/Open Directory? We have some Macs set up with Open Directory and have used ...
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How to remove OS X 10.6 Server on Mac Mini and install OS X 10.6

I tried to boot up from OS X install CD or boot up OS X server then run OS X install CD to restart. Both got you need to restart your computer hold down the power button for several seconds or press ...
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Setting a user's home directory on Mac OS X (Server) from the command line

How can I set a user's home directory on Mac OS X Server using the command line?
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How to allow fast user switching on a remote Mac?

Our server has been locked by a person who haven't logged out after working on it, so now I cannot access it without restart. Can I somehow allow via SSH fast user switching without restarting the ...
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How do you enable syslogd to accept incoming connections on Snow Leopard from remote loggers?

How do I get syslogd to accept incoming connections from remote hosts on Snow Leopard? I'd like to centralize logging such that various devices and systems send logs to Snow Leopard's syslogd, ...
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Advantages of Mac OS X Server over Mac OS X Client?

I'm debating buying a mac mini with the regular client OS or the model with the server os for the purposes of replacing my home server. Are there any advantages for such a use with the server os?
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Can you run Snow Leopard Server on a VM?

I'm thinking of buying a mac mini server for my email needs (small office server for 999 with all the features i want build in) I wanted to give it a test drive before i commit so i was thinking "hey ...
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Upgrade From Snow Leopard Desktop to Snow Leopard Server

I just installed Snow Leopard on my Mac Pro and it's running great! I upgraded it from 10.5 and it worked just fine for me. I was looking at the Snow Leopard Server and all the features it offers for ...