Monthly Archives: December 2015

Recover Open Directory/LDAP on OS X

Occasionally, after a power failure or a forced system restart, you may have an issue with Open Directory starting again. Often it will appear to be “on” in the Server.app but under Servers is displayed “Unable to Load Replica”, even if … Continue reading

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SMART Hard Drive Monitoring – Windows and Mac OS

Over the years I’ve seen a lot of hard disk failures. People are often incredulous that it could happen to them. As technology has progressed, just about all vendors include some sort of SMART diagnostics in their OS and/or motherboard … Continue reading

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