Category: Tip

  • OSX Server: Could not setup Mach task special port 9

    com.apple.launchd[1] (0x10f860.cron[43786]): Could not setup Mach task special port 9: (os/kern) no access If you’re seeing this warning/error in your OSX Server log files, it is more than likely caused by cron running jobs for mailman subsystem. Even if the Mail process is disabled in Server Admin, OSX will try to run these cron jobs. […]

  • MySQL Replication howto for Snow Leopard…

    We recently upgraded our servers from old XServe G5’s running Tiger to the latest greatest running Snow Leopard. In this small howto I will deal with the procedure I followed to setup mysql master-slave replication between two new servers. I start out with two (master, slave) empty DB’s, setup the replication and then import my […]

  • MySQL: Transfering users and priviledges to a new server….

    So this was a great big mystery this morning. How the heck do you transfer the users and their privileges out of a old mysql server and “import” them into a new server. We recently upgraded from OSX 10.4.11 to a couple of spanking new Snow Leopard servers and during the mysql export/import cycle this […]

  • How to view slashdotted sites….

    This is a quick tip I came across while trying to get to a site that had gone down due too much traffic. Seems to work in most situations, unless the site was brand spanking new or something. Method 1: You can do a google search for the following cache:nerdlogger.com where nerdlogger.com would be the […]