Mac OS X





Mac OS X is the desktop operating system from Apple Inc., found on Macintosh computers. OS X consists of a Mach/BSD-based kernel, operating system interfaces primarily based on FreeBSD and additional frameworks (written in C, C++ and Objective-C providing user interface and application-level services.

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Hi Peers,

I need your advice and guidance.

I have an excel database called Master-Document that I need to import several hundred excel files in a folder into.

Unfortunately, this needs to be ran on a Mac and I am no expert on using Macs.

Example Import Files

    Row 5 to row 8 starting at Column E are column headers. (highlighted In RED on the example documents).
    [list=2][/list] Each time a document is imported into the master Document the above is added as a new column at the end of the last column.
    [list=3][/list] I then need to match the imported data row to the store row in the list.
    [list=4][/list] The solution that the exports come out of the store numbers column is stored as a text and not a number.

    Any help appreciated on this.
    For some odd reason, one of my Mac clients started having problems connecting to my 2016 remote desktop server. Getting a message that says;

    We couldn’t connect to the remote PC. This might be due to an expired password. If this keeps happening, contact you network administrator for assistance.
    Error code: 0x207

    Password had no reason to be expired, but I changed anyway & low & behold i worked.
    Now, same user is trying to get back in & getting the same message.
    Latest mac OSX, latest Microsoft RDP client. 2016 server.
    Is any other solution to keep new Java version and have working IBM Notes? Any path or something?
    Can't upload pictures from macbook the library option is greyed out in chrome, but I can select everything else fine.
    Trying to find a cloud-based AD service that would be compatible with both Mac and Windows does anyone on here have any suggestions or experience?
    I have a bunch of Macs married to Active Directory. I want to change the default web browser from Safari to Chrome. The machines are running 10.13.5 . I want Chrome to be the default even when a new user logs in on a mobile account for the first time. Anyone know how to accomplish this? Thanks!
    Hi there. On my WordPress site, we are using BeaverBuilder and we have a plugin called PowerPack Addon installed and are using the Modal Popup module. We also are using Foobox Pro installed. On this page the video modal popup automatically pops up and starts to play the video in Firefox on a PC. However, on a Mac the popup modal opens but the video hangs. Any ideas on how to get that to autoplay like it does on a PC? Also, I have ?rel=0&autoplay=1 at the end of the YouTube string.

    Any ideas experts?
    I'm experiencing issues when I attempt to set up an exchange email account on a Windows 10 computer and a MacBook. I was able to successfully set up the email account on an Iphone and an Ipad. Exchange is running on an SBS2011 server.  After running the Microsoft Connectivity test, I received the following result:

    The Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer is attempting to build certificate chains for certificate
           A certificate chain couldn't be constructed for the certificate.
          Additional Details
    The certificate chain couldn't be built. You may be missing required intermediate certificates.
    Elapsed Time: 20 ms.

    How to I How do I build the certificate chain to include the required intermediate certificate?
    we are using Xcode 9 in MAC pc have a i5 with 4Gb ram,is the hardware suitable for Xcode,we have facing performance Issue any other solution
    Hi all, with the Mac File vault encrpytion - will this ask for a code on startup - kind of like bitlocker on windows?
    When a send a meeting request from my calendar on my Mac,  using an Exchange account, the meeting requests are not delivered
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    Some tips would be most welcome.

    Has anyone encountered an issue with Outlook 2016 on a Mac running High Sierra, where certain email are not automatically downloading images? I've updated the IOS to High Sierra, attempted to update the Office product but no updates are available. I've already checked, Preferences -> Reading -> Security, and checked "in all messages" for automatic download pictures from the Internet, and some emails show images while others do not.
    I've not really asked Mac questions on EE, so here goes ...

    I've successfully set up stunnel for Windows and Linux clients. Now to set up for Mac. I've gone to the website and followed the instructions there which are:
    1. Press Command+Space and type Terminal and press enter/return key.
    2. Run in Terminal app:
        ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL" < /dev/null 2> /dev/null
        and press enter/return key.
    3. Run:
        brew install stunnel

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    And then it says, "Done! You can now use stunnel."

    Well, not exactly. Where do I put my stunnel.conf and certificate.pem? How do I make stunnel run automatically at boot time?

    After going through the installation steps shown below, I have new files in /usr/local/etc/stunnel, including stunnel.pem, etc. I've copied my stunnel.conf and certificate files to this folder, but again, not sure how to get stunnel to start as a service at boot-time with MAC.

    The web instructions aren't very complete. Need additional assistance.
    How can I pull the short name of user 502 (on a Mac) in a script to set the computer name?  For example, one laptop has user 502 w/ short name of msmith, I need msmith to be used in the following where $502-short-name would be msmith.  I tried the id command, but it returns too much info.

    sudo scutil --set ComputerName-$502-short-name
    sudo scutil --set LocalHostName $502-short-name
    dscacheutil -flushcache

    i have a mac server.
    i have a group of users that are listed as share only.
    I can't change them to standard or admin.

    i need to change their status
    haproxy unable to bind to port specified in the haproxy.cfg

    the error is as below..

    WARNING] 121/142016 (21239) : config : log format ignored for proxy 'stats' since it has no log address.
    [WARNING] 121/142016 (21239) : config : log format ignored for proxy 'sensu' since it has no log address.
    [WARNING] 121/142016 (21239) : config : log format ignored for proxy 'kibana' since it has no log address.
    [ALERT] 121/142016 (21239) : Starting proxy sensu: cannot bind socket []
    [ALERT] 121/142016 (21239) : Starting proxy kibana: cannot bind socket []

    ➜  ~ cat /usr/local/etc/haproxy.cfg
        pidfile     /var/run/
        maxconn     50000
        spread-checks 4
        mode                    http
        maxconn                 500
        log                     global
        option                  httplog
        option                  redispatch
        retries                 2
        timeout queue           1m
        timeout connect         15s
        timeout client          1m
        timeout server          1m
        timeout check           10s
        timeout http-request    15s
        timeout http-keep-alive 301s # DEVOPS-258 Suggested Setting by Akamai
    listen stats
        bind :1936
        http-request del-header Proxy
        bind-process 1
        mode http
        stats enable
        stats hide-version
        stats realm Haproxy\ Statistics
        stats uri /
    listen sensu
        bind :81
        server sensu check
    listen kibana
        bind :84
        server kibana 

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    What is a smb violation on a mac.

    I see a few errors regarding a violation
    My boss send me a CSV file with all the contacts of our clients. I have send them quotations to them for their projects. I am using iPad for my works and not able to save the contacts from that .csv file. Can anyone help how to open csv file contacts in iPad? Urgent solution needed.
    I have old church records that were indexed back in 1988 on a Tandy 100SX computer using PFS Professional File. Now in 2018, I had the stack of 5 1/4  floppy disks transferred to a flash drive. The message I get when I try to open basically says "There is no application set to open the document" Can you suggest anyway I can open these files on a Mac using High Sierra?
    I'm new to android app development. I need a suggestion to choose which OS should I follow.

    I have some problems with Macs at my job. People use Apple Mail to send their emails. OS X El Capitan 10.11.6

    Everyhing worked fine until last week. If she wrote a email and put her cursor back in a sentence, the letters are writing at the end of it.

    She cannot put her letters where she want, they always go at the end of the sentence even if she place the cursor everywhere in it.

    Do you have an idea of what is the problem? I did the command trick to put the encoding to UTF-8 as default. It works 2 days and the problem came back.

    Hi, I downloaded and installed visual studio for mac and created a new Web Form Project.  I've noticed a couple of differences, but the biggest one is that I see no tools in my toolbox.  I also can't open a design view.  I've tried to check for updates and I'm still unable to see anything.  Has anyone experienced this?  Does anyone have a solution?
    I have a mac and office 2016 is installed and configured with Exchange 2016 account.

    While connecting through LAN or internal wifi it works well, but when connected from outside LAN many times it asks for username and password and it gives error "syncing pending for this folder"

    the credentials are correct
    I have a Sarbent Hard Drive Docking Station (DS-UBLK) and it was working perfectly fine. A few days after I updated OSX (10.13.3), I no longer see the icon. I can't find it anywhere.

    I talked to the support at Sarbent and they just sent me another docking station which doesn't work either.
    They have a driver for windows, nothing for mac.

    I borrowed another docking station (Thermaltake BlacX): nothing.

    Could there be a problem with the new OSX update? Or maybe that's not the problem at all. Could my harddrive just be dead?

    I found a similar question here:'t-my-laptop-recognize-the-Thermaltake-Blacx-hard-drive-docking-station.html

    But I'm not computer literate enough to know if I have the same problem.

    Also, I tried to downgrade the OS to before the update. And you need Time Machine for that.
    The problem is that the hard drive I use for my docking station IS the Time Machine.

    Thank you.

    Mac OS X





    Mac OS X is the desktop operating system from Apple Inc., found on Macintosh computers. OS X consists of a Mach/BSD-based kernel, operating system interfaces primarily based on FreeBSD and additional frameworks (written in C, C++ and Objective-C providing user interface and application-level services.