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Pro and Cons of using Clusters of Mac Mini Servers

As server assembling becoming less of a norm for software engineers, leave Web-based entrepreneurs with 2 choices: Backend as a service: buy a service (e.g., VPS) and deploy a code on some other ...
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How to add an IP range to Lion server's SMTP whitelist

I run Lion Server (10.7.5) on an old iMac (2.33 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo) and it handles my e-mail for me. I've been having some trouble recently with delays in delivery of e-mail to my server from ...
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Uncaught exception raised in open directory client-side plugin

When I attempt to change the open directory settings for 10.6 server using ServerAdmin I get the following error. This prevents me from making any changes to any open directory settings for the ...
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Add printer via lpadmin with custom queue

Is there a way to add a printer via the command line that has a custom queue that has two words separated by a space? My command so far is below but does not set the custom queue. Without the queue, ...
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What is the meaning of 'no acceptable variant' ERROR message?

I have a Mac mini Server with Mac OS X Server 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard), where I run a WebDAV Server for syncing my OmniFocus (Mac <> iPad). But I don't use the Web-Server itself (only WebDAV). When I ...
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Mavericks Server - nothing enabled, but services still running and logging messages

I have a Mavericks server with ALL services disabled in Server.app in an attempt to figure out what's causing a huge number of log messages. When I check to see what services are running, I see the ...
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How to find users not in *any* groups in WGM?

In Workgroup Manager (Mountain Lion, but really any version), how can you get it to show all users who do not belong to a group? Can't use the "by Group ID" thing in the Advanced Search, because ...
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How to source a file in Mac

I'm from the Linux world where if I want to source a file I type for example: 'source /etc/profile' How do I do this in Mac?
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Question about how networked users work

As I'm waiting for my new gleaming iMac to arrive, I'm considering buying OS X Server since it's only $20 now and offers Open Directory. We have two MacBook Pros, so I'd like to have all of us able ...
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Documentation for advanced osX server maintenance: How current does it have to be?

Ok. Apple changes things a fair bit from the user side recently. I need to really know how to administer a mac system. Now, this is quite different then programming such a system. the dev docs are ...
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AFP transfer speed seems to drop to nothing for no reason - Assistance to diagnose please?

I have an server that is running 10.5 and for some reason the speed of AFP transfers when serving around 30 clients drops to 300KB/s. This is really unusable, but I can seem to determine why this ...
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How to create OS X Server Admin firewall rules using ip address groups by command line?

The (Lion) Server Admin.app has a nice ability to apply firewall rules to ip address groups without having to edit ipfw config files. But having to enter large and long lists of IP addresses using ...
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How to fix hanging Server Admin, log shows servermgrd error in getAndLockContext: flock(servermgr_info) FATAL time out

On a 10.7.4 Lion Server installation the Server Admin.app fails to start correctly. The window is drawn and the last known server and its services are displayed, but a spinning wheel keeps spinning on ...
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How to set “Input Sources” for all users at the same time

In Lion OSX, changing the keyboard layout "Input Sources" setting in the "Language & Text" only changes the setting for the current user. Is there a way to populate the setting to all existing, ...
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Server Admin: How to set up multiple mail domains?

I've got a co.uk domain set up in Server Admin on an OS X Lion server for mail. It's all running fine. I'd like to also set up a .com domain to run through the same mail server. Is this possible? If ...
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Device manager and Postgresql error message loop

I'm on MBP 7,1, 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB DDR3 Ram, 500GB hard drive with Lion. After the v10.7.3 update, the console has been putting a looping error message regarding Device manager and PostGre ...
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PostgreSQL in OS X Lion

There's be mention made of the fact that OS X Lion Server ships with PostgreSQL as it's standard database rather than MySQL. Can anyone confirm: It this specific to server or does OS X Lion ...
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Cleanup apache config for Lion Server

I have installed Lion Server on my box. (broke my existing VPN setup, and I wanted to play around with it). I had a bunch of stuff already setup in apache (some webdav for omnifocus, ical, etc). ...