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How can I add a DNS record so that example.com resolves to my server.example.com in the OS X Server app?

The default DNS setup leaves me with a record pointing server.example.com to my IP address. I've added a couple of aliases like www, mail. But how can I add example.com, essentially the root domain ...
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Where do you set the Active Directory Computer Description?

Where do you set the Active Directory 'Computer Description' on Mac OS X (10.9+)? On Windows you can right click Computer, select Properties and select Change Settings to update the Computer ...
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Updating Active Directory Computer ID

How do you update the Active Directory Computer ID on Mac OS X without unbinding from the Active Directory domain? Active Directory pulls the hostname of the Mac from: ...
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Safari 8.0.2 is adding www to certain domains - how can I disable this?

When I type or paste a domain into the Safari URL bar that starts with http://local it always adds www. I'm a web developer and have setup dozens of sites with the local. prefix but now can't test ...
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Can i send an email from me.com with an email using a different domain?

I have had a dummy email (with a non me.com domain name) address created for my website and this email is redirected to my me.com account. This works fine. But how can i send email from my dummy ...
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Keep getting locked-out of corporate domain accounts

I have a macbook pro running mavericks and recently changed my password per corporate policy. I have done this regularly for the past two years without issue. However, it has now been two weeks of ...
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Active Directory Home Folder on Startup

We've recently integrated all of our Macs to our Active Directory environment, and some of our users have MacBooks. When "binding" their laptops to the domain, I enabled "Create mobile account at ...
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How to get the domain name on the command line

I know this is a simple question, but I can't recall a method of doing it. I wrote a service using automator to copy the public URL of a file in my Sites folder. I wrote this script: sed -e ...
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Solving: Unable to add server. The plugin encountered an error processing request. (10001)

How do I join an Active Directory domain when I get the 10001 error? What is the real cause of the failure? This question is about the famous failure to join an Active Directory from OS X which seems ...
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Weird local domain behaviour

I just clean installed mavericks on my mac and local domains i use for web development still work. Surely clean install wipes the host file, so how is this possible? Its not really a problem, i am ...
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Resolve domain name using the internal IP when inside the intranet?

I want to access a web server using the same domain name while I am inside the intranet but a different IP. Let's say that I register into a public DNS: mysrv-public.example.com public-ip ...
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How do I block specific places on a web site's domain?

For instance, how would you block google.com/news, without blocking google.com or any other subdirectories? I've already tried using the /etc/hosts file, to no avail. This is for me. I need to shut ...
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Check if Network Accounts are avalible

We have a domain running Microsoft Active Directory and in that domain there is a number of Mac computers running Leopard and later. Sometimes the users are met by a red dot at the login screen, ...
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Where could I get my networks domain name?

I am trying to determine domain name of my network. I tried some programming methods, commands but i could not get domain name of my network.I got ip address using cat /etc/resolv.conf I was doing ...
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Strange domain name appears in Sharing Preferences, source unknown

First of all before anyone asks, I have already set my DNS name in the Terminal with scutil, which is reflected on the Terminal prompt and returned by the hostname command. I also understand that this ...
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What characterizes a Mobile Account?

When joining a domain one of the AD I can set following options: If mobile account is selected, where does my account get stored? Also, does a mobile account have special properties that a normal ...
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kinit: krb5_get_init_creds: unable to reach any KDC in realm LOCAL

How I am supposed to configure Kerberos on OS X 10.8 ? I heard that this should work by default, just by calling kinit once. Still, I am on the corporate network (not joined any domain) and run ...
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Is it possible to enable kerberos on OS X 10.9 without joining the Active Directory domain?

I would like to be able to take advantage of Kerberos without having to join my machine to the domain. Why? Because this is a personal machine and we are not allowed to join them the corporate domain ...
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How do I remove domains from the network browser?

When I go to the network browser (in the Finder, hit command K, then click the "Browse" button, or just shift-command K), I see three domain names from a network I used to connect to six years ago. ...
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How can I fix NXDOMAIN error?

I have recently moved my blog to another hosting company. The problem is that I cannot access my blog from my macbook pro although at the same time I can see it from my sony vaio. Going at the ...
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Is it possible to configure OS X to use the domain-name supplied by DHCP option 15?

I run a small home network, and have configured my DHCP server to provide a domain name with all responses. My MacBook Air (running 10.7.3) places the provided domain in the DNS search path, but does ...
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Why does my iMac have one name under sharing, but then say 'new-host3.home' as well?

In Sharing, my iMac is called 'iMac Quad'. But right below it, its now saying new-host-3.home as well. This also appears that it would then be on two domains - .local and .home. How do I correct ...