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Using PIV smart cards for HHS VPN login with Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Note: This entire post is basically google search bait designed to (hopefully) allow others struggling with the same issues to save a bit of time. Hope it helps! October 30, 2014 Update There is...

Installing Grid Engine 6.x on modern versions of Mac OS X (client and server) As of early 2010, Grid Engine is effectively not installable out of the box on modern version of Mac OS X. We have seen this recently with server and client versions of...

Apple provides a GUI for setting up the IP address and authentication information on the LOM. The problem, for me, with using a GUI for something like this is that it's nearly impossible to script and automate. When I'm setting up a cluster...

Here is a trick I use a couple of times a month to get finicky compute nodes in a Apple compute clusters to correctly bind to their LDAP / Open Directory master. This started working as of OS X 10.4, and to my knowledge...

William Van Etten has produced new scripts for the Apple OS X "Launchd" framework used by Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard" systems. Moving forward it seems that Apple eventually intends to phase out the SystemStarter methods for starting/stopping daemons and services in favor of...