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Force refresh Open Directory records on a slave Os X Server (Yosemite)

I noticed that when modifying user records in Server.app 5.x, like adding a user to a group, the file server did not get the update instantly but after some time (hours). this was mostly really true for smb connections but

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Virtualize OsX with ESXi6 on a DELL PowerEdge 2950 with Unlocker | Part 3

Part3 Migrate Existing Fusion7 (native) Os X VM. Upload the VM and add the necessery .vmx from above at the end of file. I add a failure in the second HDD stating it was unreadable and I had to format

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Virtualize OsX with ESXi6 on a DELL PowerEdge 2950 with Unlocker | Part 2

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Part2: Create a New Os X VM. First : we need to create a custom dmg for Maverick and YOSEMITE. I’ll post it later on, and I’ll use part of my SFOTT script to do so. EDIT – not needed.

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Virtualize OsX with ESXi6 on a DELL PowerEdge 2950 with Unlocker | Part 1

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Part1 – Get, install and patch ESXi for Os X support with Unlocker on the PowerEdge2950 Unlocker 2.0.6 at the time of writting. Download and register (free) ESXI6 todo Create your USB key installer ESXI6 todo Enter your Licence todo

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Virtualize OsX with ESXi6 on a DELL PowerEdge 2950 with Unlocker | Introduction

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For fun and because I really plan to fully virtualize my Os X Servers in the future. I’ll give another try with the unlocker I already successfully used on VMWareWorksation 11 on a Dell Laptop (LATITUDE E2740). Note : Poweredge2950

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Automate TRIM activation on non-Apple SSD – 10.10.4+

As I’m changing many discs to SSD on macbookpros and Since 10.10.4 (and With 10.11.x ) Os X Now has – at last – a built’in command to enable TRIM on non-Apple SSDs. I wanted to automate this rather that

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VMware Os X : forceHardware Model and other tweaks

Dedicated Os X – Mac Settings for the VM .vmx file if you’re on a non-Apple Hardware : smbios.reflectHost = “FALSE” smc.present = “TRUE” smc.version = “0” Force a specific model You need the board-id and model ( example for

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SFOTT | YOSEMITE beta release

EDIT 20141118 : Update runs fine from AppStore with 10.10.1 seeded today. I am very very very late at coding Sfott, I have focused on Yosemite Server for my job lately. I’ll do my best to go further and at

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SFOTT | YOSEMITE : success

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Thanks to macrumors great people, I too, succeeded to install YOSEMITE (on my MacMini2,1) I do not have anymore MacPro1,1 at hand to test on it. But if a MacMini2,1 takes it, no worries Macpro1,1 & 2,1 will do has

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10.9.5 Update and SFOTT | All smooth but BEWARE (again)

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10.9.5 Update runs smooth. No need to repatch the System once done, like for the previous 10.9.3 / 10.9.4 I’ve just downloaded and installed the 10.9.5 Update on my Guinea MacMini2,1 with no hassle. Note I do not have access

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