Archive for the 'Networks' Category

Pure speculation: MS servers for OSX?

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Why Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Loves What Steve Ballmer Once Despised | WIRED (Via KimN.) Now, what if MS became the server supplier for Apple’s devices (OSX and iOS)? Apple doesn’t seem to want to be in that business, and IBM is doing something else.

Netbooting on OSX SL Server

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Once I got tftp working on IPv4, I still couldn’t get the Macbook client to download the boot or image files. Wireshark showed that the client didn’t get any file when it sent “acknowledge data block 0″. Nothing. So I installed tftp-hpa from Macports, hoping that would solve my problem, which it didn’t. But a […]

OSX, FreeRadius, Netscreen, and me

Saturday, May 29th, 2010

Oh, wow, this was crazy. What I needed to get done is to have a Juniper SSG-5 firewall (which runs Netscreen OS 6.2) authenticate users from the FreeRadius server that runs by default in OSX Snow Leopard server (10.6.3). And I needed the SSG-5 to differentiate depending on groups on Open Directory on the OSX. […]