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  1. Jedi.Master.Dre

    Home Folders on MacOS Server 5.11.1

    I have been running a Mac lab at the school I teach at, and have been using MacOS Server 5.7.1 to create student accounts and store all of my students files on a 2012 Mac Pro running High Sierra with numerous 2011 27" iMacs with El Capitan and High Sierra as client computers. That Mac Pro has...
  2. benjaminward55

    Help with domain-connected Mac

    Can anyone help with Macs in a classroom connected to network/server/domain? They have built up a lot of system storage and slow, likely due to lots of user profiles being stored over years. Can I delete older user profiles in Directory Utility?
  3. d3adm8n

    Migrating from an old OS X 10.6 Server

    Hi guys, I need a little help with migrating from an old OS X 10.6 Server. It's a Mac Pro that currently runs the old Server Admin and Workgroup Manager software. We have over 1000 users with their data stored on the local hard drives. These accounts are setup as Home Network Accounts (not...
  4. U

    Mac mini as a server AND media player

    Hi! I'm in need of file server for some time now. My WD Live is slowly dying and I'm looking for a replacement. Mainly I'd need it to: - storing files - storing TimeMachine backups - hosting VPN server - hosting HomeBridge - whatever comes to my mind in the future :D I consider a Synology NAS...
  5. Vowles

    OSX Lion Server to Sierra

    Hi there, Trying to upgrade my version of Lion Server to Sierra, but having lots of trouble doing so. I tried doing this with the server app deleted however after seemingly getting all the way through the install process, it said that the OS was not compatible with Server OS. I'm seeing that...
  6. Vowles

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 5,1 Server MacOS Upgrade

    Hi there, I have just purchased a mid 2010 Mac Pro Server. It comes running on OSX Lion and I would like to upgrade it to High Sierra so that I can install some more recent software versions that I use. I just wanted to ask how to do this as when I click "software update" it is the most up to...
  7. haralds

    Back to Sierra Server from Catalina on my late 2012 mini

    I just wiped the boot disk of my little server from Catalina and went back to Sierra Server. The reasons are simple: Content caching that works nicely. TimeMachine that always works. A Server interface that makes control simple and tells me whether all the Macs in the house are getting backed...
  8. jumpcutking

    How does M1 perform as a server?

    I was tempted to name this thread, "GoFundMe: help me replace all of my servers..." :D Hypothetically, has anyone seen impressive benchmarks on the M1 performing as a server? API/Web/Database/FTP/Email... etc? Traditionally speaking, service providers use our favorite flavor of Linux and load...
  9. J

    mac os server time machine issues.

    I have a mac mini 1,1 connected to a drobo with 3 drives in it. The mac mini us running 10.5.8 server and the the drobo is split into share points one for data and then one for time machine for each of my macs. all my macs have differnt acounts and acces there own set of drives the data drive...
  10. denibg

    Mac Mini M1 using as a server with multi-users?

    Hi there :) I'm new to Apple computers and I have a question about the Mac Mini M1 because it impressed me a lot. I would like to use it as a server for online work, but to be able to work 2-3 people simultaneously with a desktop environment (in general, Safari and Photoshop will be used the...
  11. organisum

    Photos keeps scanning library, heating up machine, causing network congestion

    I have a Photos library on a server share. Even though it is not the currently used Photos library, Photos insists on scanning it. It has been weeks and Photos hasn't finished scanning. Worried Apple might burn down someone's house. I put the laptop in it's case, sleeping, and it's cooking when...
  12. S

    AFP Server not allowing access after Catalina upgrade

    I am posting this because I could not find this answer anywhere. Did you upgrade to Catalina Server and have issues getting AFP to work? Does it connect and then prompt that you have no access to the files? Well, search no further for your solution. Open System Preferences. Click Security &...
  13. tevion5

    A Most Elegant Home Server

    Recently moved into a new place with my partner and while I'm a :apple: addict she'd rather I don't infest the vibe of the whole house with tech. We like to play Minecraft together on our own server and I like hosting other simple servers from home. I was using a 2007 Mac Mini but the 3GB Ram...
  14. D

    MAC OS SERVER HELP (5.4)

    Hi all, I'm new with macOS server. I've a new requirement in my company due to a security audit and we need to have all in one place. So, i found JumpCloud and it would cover all my needs, except because the lan where i need the management has no internet access. I Only need to manage 10 users...
  15. R

    MP 1,1-5,1 Best Render/Video option for 5,1 - Upgrade worth it?

    Hello, I have an old 5,1 machine, that I recently bought a new MSI Radeon RX580 GAMING X 8GB Graphics card to keep it alive with Mojave. The specs are: Mac Pro Server (Mid 2010) 3.2 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon 16 GB 1066 MHz DDR3 RAM Would someone be so kind to tell me if a CPU and memory...
  16. haralds

    Sierra is the last full Server option

    After a full day of comparison between High Sierra and Sierra as a Home Office Server, I reverted to Sierra as the main OS. I had been running on High Sierra, but the full functional control from one interface is superior. It also makes debugging Content Caching easier. Now, if I could just...
  17. haralds

    Enable Server App 5.6.3 on Mojave for Remote Access

    I would prefer to user the server app to remotely manage my High Sierra OS Server running v5.6.3. Has anybody found a way to enable running the server app on Mojave for remote management. Screen Sharing is not as elegant.
  18. fhturner

    Best 10GbE options for 10.6 & 10.12 servers

    Hey Folks— I know there are a few other 10Gigabit Ethernet threads here, but I have some specific needs and thought maybe it would be better to start a fresh thread for them. Please forgive me if you disagree! :) I would love to be able to deploy some of the new AQC-107 cards and have them...
  19. M

    Profile Manager Content Filter restricting OWA

    Hi all, I decided to beef up our iPad security by adding the usual social media, gaming and gambling websites as blocked URLs in the Profile Manager's (macOS server) iOS Content Filter settings. I mainly did this as our web filter seems a little unreliable after a massive network upgrade over...
  20. Finnegan_Murphy

    Creating a Mac mini server at home, looking for suggestions...

    I am running into issues at home with multiple Macs, multiple users, storage issues, and managing updates. I know enough about all of this to be dangerous. What would be the best way to manage all this using Mac server? What I envision is each user being able to use any device (iMac, several...