A bug in the power management daemon powerd in macOS causes high CPU usage around 100-105%. On notebook Macs, this greatly impacts battery life and creates a lot of heat and fan noise.
Setting Up a Networked Time Machine Server in 2020
Alternative title: “How I Wasted Five Hours of my Life Doing Something That Should Have Been Really Simple”. A few months ago, my original Apple AirPort Time Capsule, purchased October 2009, finally bit the dust. The original 1TB hard disk drive built into the network router + wireless access point + file share server device…
Run macOS Catalina Developer Preview in VMware
At WWDC a few weeks ago, Apple revealed macOS Catalina and made the beta available to developers. If you want to give it a try right now, you should proceed with caution. And when I say proceed with caution, I really mean DO NOT INSTALL THIS ON YOUR PRIMARY MACHINE!
Apple puts macOS Server On the Chopping Block
Lost yesterday in the flurry of software updates that included iOS 11.3, macOS 10.13.4, watchOS 4.3, and tvOS 11.3, followed by the disappointment of iCloud messages and Airplay 2 once again being pulled last minute from the public release, Apple pushed an update for their server package (5.6) that warns users of a big change…
Multiple SSL Websites in macOS Server
Update: As of macOS 10.14 Mojave, macOS Server has been gutted and no longer include websites. This guide only applies to versions of macOS Server prior to macOS 10.14 Mojave. Apple’s Server app can make basic sysadmin functions really simple for a novice webmaster. It can also make managing multiple websites, specifically multiple SSL websites,…