Mac OS X Lion Server :: Re-installed Lion 10.7.3, But Not Able To Login Anymore?

Mar 25, 2012

I have a Mini Server, 10.7.3. 8GB, SSD 256, use it for FCPX mostly. Just moved all datafiles to external disks and re-installed Lion, but now I cannot access my user account. When I started up the system after it had installed, it asked me for company name and email address, but then I cannot access my user account any more.

Do I need to re-install the system again, or how can I solve this? I don't remember what email address I used originally when I got the server and registered it, whether it was my personal or the business address, which I gave this time.  

I do remember the login name and password that I have always used, but these don't work anymore and I have too many jobs pending this week.

Info:
Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.3), Server 2.0Gz 8GB SSD256

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Mac OS X Lion Server :: Postfix Won't Receive Or Send Anymore

May 4, 2012

Started off configuring the sendmail server through the known files. messed them up, stupid I know, but I'm learning... 

I got the mailserver running again, get it working properly. First of all, the DNS is working as it should. Before I started, everything (except push notification server) was working.

(The PN server was a strange one, had to do with the difference in the name it fills in automatically from the Server Admin Mail panel)  

Anyway, it is starting up now, but gives (for me) some strange logging's. 

First of all, when I see some mailserver is trying to deliver mail it gets an error:NOQUEUE: reject: RCPT from (smtp server) : 451 4.3.5 Server configuration problem; from=(sender)That should be a configuration error in the main.cf file.

But which one ? 

The other is when I do a postfix check I get

/usr/libexec/postfix/post-install: Error: /usr/libexec/postfix/postfix-files is not a file.

postfix/postfix-script: fatal: unable to create missing queue directories

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Is there a place where I can find the "original" from scratch main.cf and master.cf and the dovecot.cf files? If I have them I would and should be able to get it up again..  As I am running imap, am I going to loose all mail when I start a reinstall of postfix only, because of user issues ? 

Info:
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