Archive for category: Third Party Applications

Compiling jabberd on Panther Server

Tiger includes a nicely-integrated Jabber server, but for those of us who have not yet upgraded, here’s the trick to getting jabberd running on Panther.

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Digital asset management

I wanted to have a consolidated list where myself and others can conveniently find digital asset management solutions. Specifally at the moment, this list excludes records management and web content management software. The software listed varies between business- and enterprise-class scalability and flexibility. Clearly amateur or small-scale solutions are excluded.

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OpenXchange on OS X Server

We (Labo Linux team and Labo Apple team) are pleased to announced documentation and an installer for Open-Xchange (pre-compiled) on Mac OS X Server.

It is available in french and english trough these URL :
English :

English tutorial

French :
Documentation Fran├žaise

Let us know any bug if you find any.

Hope it will help people.

Matthieu DUCROS

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Silva CMS – Installer for MacOS X

A package installer for the Silva CMS system on OSX.

The package maker is looking to get feedback from people running OS X Server on how the package installer works.

If you are interested in an easy to deploy Content Management System, this may be for you.

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SpamAssassin 3.0 is out

New version of SpamAssassin released

SA 3.0 brings new features like better Bayes filtering and support for SPF and SURBL. Learn about thenew features or just go the main SA website. Also note the new logo! Not quite as cheesy.

I hope to update the spam/virus controls with postfix and OS X Server article soon with support for SA 3.0. Since amavisd has been prepped to work with it for some time it shouldn’t be a problem.

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OS X Server Add User Script

Quick script that will allow you to add a user from the Command Line

Get the script from the Downloads section.

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Using Entourage 2004 for Exchange Connectivity

Sick of being stuck with Outlook 2001? Then Entourage 2004 might be a way out of Classic mode. I’ll even tell you how to convert those nasty .pst and .pab files. Two for one in the third party app department today! (Updated 8/11/2004)

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Asterisk on MacOSX with Aqua GUI tools

We have made an OSX build of Asterisk, the open source PBX and telephony server available as an OSX install package.

We are also developing Cocoa based GUI tools for configuration and management of Asterisk on MacOSX. A pre-release of the first GUI tool is now available.

For more information and download links check out the Asterisk Wiki …

here, here, and here.

All open source under the GPL!


Sunrise Telephone Systems Ltd.

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eDirectory Open Directory plugin

Kanaka – a plugin for OS X clients to better use eDirectory

Not that you couldn’t do this before with just using the LDAPv3 plugin, but this tool should make things quicker and easier.

Join the beta program to try this out.

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xtar from Helios

Backing up and restore can be a problem but I have recently found that xtar (free from Helios) is a wonderful solution to this problem.

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