Articles by: JonThompson

Application location changes

Apple has moved Directory Utility from /Applications/Utilities/ to /System/Library/CoreServices/ .

It can also be accessed through the Accounts System Preference by going to Login Options and clicking "Edit" next to the network account server at the bottom. There is an "Open Directory Utility…" button there.

 It also appears that Firmware updates have a new location in a folder in CoreServices, which is rather nice. 

Next up, it looks as though the Kerberos application has been renamed "Ticket Viewer".

The 10.5 only application "Directory" seems to be missing in action. I was hoping that its functionality was merged into Address Book, but it does not appear to be the case.

 Please add any others in the comments below. 

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Snow Leopard Server Documentation Released

Apple has made documentation available for 10.6, which is available here..

 At first glance, it appears to be a vast improvement from the documentation of 10.0-5, going into the detail of the different relationships between applications, as well as breaking out several applications that used to be grouped together. 

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newsyslog – Automatic rolling of logfiles

After installing Leopard Server and ISC DHCPD, I had an itch- my logfile that I created (/var/log/dhcpd.log) was not getting rolled like the other logs.  I started looking into how Apple does this, and found a nice utility that is new in Leopard, although not new to the UNIX world… newsyslog.

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Repairing Cyrus in 10.3.9

Many people are having sudden problems with Cyrus in 10.3.8, 10.3.9, and 10.4. A corruption of mailboxes.db leaves users unable to access any emails at all.

Read on for how to work around this.

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