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Auth error: Unable to lookup user record

I have notice at mail-err.log that sometimes i get this error for a windows 7 user (that IP belongs to the client, if add more accounts there i will receive more of this errors for each account user): ...

CentOS 6.7 vm static external IP setup issue

I have a new vm setup and have it setup like my CentOS 5.5 vm on OSX. It is a strange setup since we used Comcast Gateway as the router, and I really don't want to change that since we're using Mac, ...

launchd script cannot use StandardOutPath to /var/log when run as non privileged user

I'm created a LaunchDaemon script to run backups for our git repos. I want to run the process as a particular user (git) with the Std & Err logs output to /var/log I get permission denied when ...

Postfix before-queue spam reject with amavis without sending out a bounce on OS X Server

This is a stock OS X 5.2 Server mail configuration which I'm trying to change to make it reject a spam message with a "554 5.7.0 Reject" before accepting it without sending out any additional non-...

What is equivalent of smbpasswd -a on OS X Server? How to add Local Network Directory Users in Samba?

When a user is created on a Mac OS X Server 5.2 (Sierra), it can be created either on: Local Directory (which is simply a local user) or Local Network Directory (which is actually Open Directory ...

Rogue Apache With OS X Sierra 10.12 and MAMP 3.5.2 [closed]

TL;DR - Since Sierra, I appear to have two versions of Apache competing with each other on my machine: MAMP's (the one I want) and Sierra's (the one I don't). How do I disable/uninstall/kill the ...

Open Directory won't authenticate

I have 2 servers running Open Directory (Mac OS X). One is running the master Open Directory(OD) server, the other is running a replica. For a little while, the master has been down to Apple ...

How to get LDAP password hash for MacOS Server user?

Is there a way of getting the password hash for a named LDAP user where the user is defined within Open Directory on a MacOS Server running OSX Sierra and MacOS Server 5.2? My use case: I am setting ...

How to set route table priority on OS X

Is it possible to set route table priority or metric? On Ubuntu I can run following commands to achieve what I want, but I can't find alternative for OS X sudo ip rule add from all lookup $...

How can I clear the DHCP GUI in OSX Server? Ghost clients in the building

I have a few client machines showing up in the network (not only in Server.app but also in various logs), which have "Computer Names" (Bonjour names in Apple-speak) which I don't recognize, but ...

What are the ports needed for L2TP VPN on Mac OS X Server 5.0.15?

I'm configuring a Mac as a server with a VPN service. So, I opened the ports listed as used by VPN in Apple documentation: UDP 500 -> 500 (+ESP and AH) UDP 4500 -> 4500 Any UDP -> 1701 (I got to ...

Unable to mount shares on Ubuntu client from MacOSX server via SMB

I'm trying to mount shares from our OSX server (10.11.5) onto my linux client (Ubuntu 15.10) after an upgrade to the server took place. Prior to the upgrade I was able to mount these directories ...

Apache server being shutdown after a few minutes on OS X 10.10

I'm trying to run a PHP application in my intranet using Apache on OS X 10.10. I can successfully launch Apache using: sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/org.apache.httpd.plist The ...

Configure VPN ciphers on Mac OS Server

I'm trying to harden the L2TP/IPSec VPN on an El Capitan server. All the resources I can find either just walk you through the basic setup (adding a shared key, etc.) or are for third-party servers. ...

Why does SMB over Mac OS X Server 5.2 (Sierra) work with local accounts but not network directory accounts?

I have an OS X Server 5.2 over which I run File Sharing over AFP and SMB. AFP works fine but the same accounts that work with AFP from Mac do not work with SMB over Windows. I have changed the ...

Server Resources for Apple OSX Server [duplicate]

Looking to find the recommended resource specifications, CPU, RAM, Disk, for running internal DNS and Apple Remote Desktop Task Server within a Mac OS only environment on Mac OSX Server. As we ...

How to include spaces in mount points for automount?

On macOS I am attempting to set up an automount for a mount point with spaces. /etc/auto_master contains: # # Automounter master map # +auto_master # Use directory service /net ...

Access Domain through Browser Works but Ping to the same Domain Fails

I want to know something I can access a domain through browser and is working. But when i tried a ping on that domain Request Time Out happens always I thought i might have lost the internet ...

Delivery error command sendmail through Getmail

I am trying to receive mail with getmail and reroute it through sendmail to postfix. I have managed to connect with my external mail server, but it fails when send those mails from getmail to postfix....

Postfix config, prevent server from blind relay

All, I'm having a bit of a weird issue. I have a legacy Postfix smtp server that just yesterday started acting as a relay for spam. From what I can tell, the issue is that whatever spam bot is doing ...

What is a light-weight OS X server? [closed]

After writing foo.html with some CSS and some JavaScript, I test it on Safari, Firefox, and Chrome, and see that all is well. I'd now like to debug the files on iOS and Android. What is the lightest ...

Edit apache environment path in OS X 10.10 Server

My phpinfo displays that the Environment Path for Apache is: /usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin I would like to add: /opt/local/bin/ I'm using OS X 10.10 Server with the Website functionality of the ...

How can I setup automatic renewal for Kerberos tickets and make the ticket life longer, in an OSX Server mail server

I have to renew tickets manually in my server terminal for users to have access to their mail accounts. I am using kerberos as a login authentication to access a local mail server. My local machine ...

NetInstall Windows/Linux/Other from OS X Server

Just recently added OS X Server to my work Mac Pro, and found the NetInstall suite of tools... And I love it! But after setting up El Capitan for Boot/Install/Restore... I want more: Is it possible ...

SMB authentication error for Apple Server

I'm having a peculiar issue where I cannot login via SMB with only one particular Windows 10 workstation to my Apple SMB Server. Other Windows 10 clients authenticate just fine. I have attempted to ...

Authentication issues when clients access domain-joined server from non Samba4 subdomain DNS name

We have an issue we’ve been struggling with for quite some time since we rolled out 10 Samba4 domain controllers at our main office and all remote sites about 3 years ago. Simplified Current ...

spamassassin on mac os yosemite newly added email address getting lots of seemingly obvious spam

Postfix + spamassassin (v3.4.0) + amavisd on Mac OS Yosemite. Added a new email address to an existing postfix configuration. This new email address is getting bombarded with spam. No other address ...

Authentication works for filesystem but not reverse proxy

I have a Mac Mini with OS X Server 5.1.7 running. I have a service running locally accessible via http://127.0.0.1:3000/ask (without authentication) and I want to make it available to the outside but ...

HTTPS doesn't work anymore after adding SSLRequireSSL directive

I have a Mac Mini Server, running macOS Sierra (10.12.2) with macOS Server (5.2). This comes with a built-in Apache server, which is set up to listen on ports 80 and 443. This works fine; documents ...

Using a network mount as user home in Mac OS X Server App (v5)

We have an old Mavericks server with a Firewire drive running and about 200 Users (Mac OS Server v3.2.2). I would like to set up a new server with El Capitan running the latest v5.1.7 Mac OS Server ...

Using Open Directory to automatically authenticate shares on QNAP NAS

I'm trying to get some client OS X machine to automatically authenticate to a QNAP share using a separate LDAP Open Directory server. (Note: I'm using example.com below to hide the real server name ...

Can I manage sudoers from Open Directory?

I have configured Open Directory & integrated it with Microsoft Active Directory so that the users sync with Open Directory. Now I want to manage sudo commands from Open Directory. Is this ...

Is it possible to use OS X Server/Profile Manager to upgrade the OS version of a managed device?

I've setup OS X Server 5.1.5 on El Capitan 10.11.5. I've enabled the caching server, open directory and profile manager in OSX Server. I have iOS and OSX devices enrolled, and the configuration ...

OSX Server - Logging POP Mail Connections

I am trying to keep a running record of the users that are accessing our OSX 10.6.8 Mail Server using POP instead of IMAP. The Server Admin application features a running list of Mail connections ...

Mac won't get LDAP users

I have a bit of a problem. I set up an ldap server, that my mac client needs to get users from, but something is blocking it to get the users, when i try to add the server in the users & groups ...

Just upgraded to OS X Server 5.1 and can't get my mail with imap-login: Info: Aborted login (user disabled)?

Getting this in the logs: Apr 14 16:29:48 imap-login: Info: Aborted login (user disabled): user=, method=DIGEST-MD5, rip=10.0.10.14, lip=10.0.1.9, TLS: Disconnected Any ideas?

Configuring Mac Server (El Capitan) DNS with Multiple Sites

I am having trouble confusing multiple sites on Mac Server (El Capitan). Under "Websites", I want to configure more than one domain. When I add the sites, there are not reachable (i.e. no green light)...

how to mitigate logon conflicts between remote users of macOS 5 server/El Capitan workstation?

I’m running Apple’s Server 5.0 on an El Capitan 10.12.2 iMac. This workstation hosts some data that 4-5 remote users simultaneously access and manipulate using vnc through an ssh tunnel. Very ...

Running built in web sharing on El Capitan machine with OS X Server 5 Installed

I have installed OS X Server so I can use time machine to backup multiple computers to a central drive. I would like to configure El Capitan web sharing instead of OS X Server's Websites because I ...

Disabling mail attachment scan for virus

I am trying to disable the attachment scan in my smarthost because i have a lot of people getting false positives, when they try to send attachments with *.exe or *.exe inside of a zip or rar file. In ...

My server is compatible with TLS 1.2?

I just need to know if this server i compatible with TLS 1.2, through this message: remote:~ Xserver$ openssl s_client -connect X:443 -tls1_2 CONNECTED(00000003) 140735304528736:error:1408F10B:SSL ...

Which server should generate the CSR when running SSL with Apache ProxyPass

I have an apache 2.4 server which uses proxypass to forward SSL connections for one domain to an OSX server 5.1.5 on the same local network. I generated my CSR on the apache server and it seems to ...

Windows 10 client cannot connect to macOS X SMB / CIFS Server

I'm having a peculiar issue where I cannot login via SMB only on one particular Windows 10 workstation to my Apple SMB Server. Other Windows 10 clients authenticate just fine. I have attempted to ...

MacOS Server Profile Manager slow to push changes

DNS is fine and I can see in the logs that the server is talking to the laptops but changes sit as 'pending' for a couple of hours before successfully pushing to the machines. In the Service Helper ...

Does script execution time cut into idle logout time with ssh?

On one of our Mac OS X servers, we have set the following in /etc/ssh_config: # Keep idle connections alive for 10 minutes Host * ServerAliveInterval 600 Two questions: 1) Is this a good way to ...

Disabling SSLv2 on Dovecot v1

I'm still using Dovecot v1 (1.1.20) on an osx server. I'm trying to disable SSLv2. Seem like the default config already disabled it: ssl_cipher_list = ALL:!LOW:!SSLv2:!aNULL:!ADH:!eNULL But when I ...

Mac OSX Server > Remove app from firewall

Problem: I want to remove the Screen Sharing app from the Firewall exceptions (but I can't see anyway to do this), so that port 5900 isn't exposed to the internet. (I want to ONLY expose the SSH ...

Mount filesystem from MacOS server on Windows

I have a MacOS server with a large RAID attached to it, and I would like people with accounts on the server to be able to read and write to the server from a windows machine through the file explorer. ...

Mac OS X Server, CalDav not syncing Reminders list

Trying to set up CardDav and CalDav on my work computers (all iMacs). CardDav set up is fine, all computers are being synced. CalDav instead is not fine and can't figure out why; been googling and ...

pf on os x server 10.10 doesn't block addresses added to a table

I'm trying to understand the issue with pf on OS X 10.10 El Capitan. I have installed sshguard and try to make it work by adding table <sshguard> persist block in quick proto tcp from <...
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