Mac OS X: Ever wanted to integrate your Macs in a Active Directory environment with Two-factor authentication (Part 1)?

Simple AD Integration using knowledge as authentication key, is for some data to protect not enough. So if you want to raise the bar you add ownership (Smartcard, USB Dongle, e.g.) to the knowledge only authentication system. So first stone on your way if you use Snow Leopard, you have to be aware that the […]

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Fix Unknown User ACL

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January 23, 2008

Mac OS X

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Log in as an administrator. Open Terminal (in /Applications/Utilities). Type the following commands, each on a single line and followed by Return (enter an admin password when prompted): sudo dscl . create /Groups/username GroupMembership username sudo dscl . change /Groups/username RecordName username _username Replace the italicized “username” with your account username (which is also the […]

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Terminal: Dealing with Immutable Files and Folders

If you have followed all the advice in the Knowledge Base articles “Mac OS X: About Trash, Deleting Locked Files – Article ID:106272” and “Mac OS X: Troubleshooting Permissions Issues” and are still unable to empty the Trash, or move an item to the Trash, you may have an immutable flag set on one of […]

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Terminal: Secure Terminal.app

Some month ago I added a post to heise.de, how to secure the Mac OS X terminal.app. Now I found it mentioned on macosxhints.com – wao how amazing the internet is 😉 http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20060222011953661

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Mac OS X: Screensaver crashes – lookupd problem?

Seems to be that sometimes lookupd crashes and thus the Mac OS X System becomes unresponsive. This bug is around for years now – funny thing is that I never ever ran into it – but after my girl is now using the system for vb.net development – she ran into it four times.So good […]

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Default WebServer path for Mac OS X

nice to know – the path per default is /Library/WebServer/Documents

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Mac OS X: Network browsing not possible (only showing three folders)

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July 15, 2006

Mac OS X

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Thats the network folder if it gots mixed up: $ ls -lo / | grep Network drwxr-xr-x 5 root wheel – 170 12 Sep 2003 Network $ ls -lo /Network total 0 drwxr-xr-x 2 root wheel – 68 12 Sep 2003 Applications drwxr-xr-x 2 root wheel – 68 12 Sep 2003 Library drwxr-xr-x 2 root […]

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