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When a user is a member of more than one group, when logging in to a 10.6 machine, it shows a prompt asking for what group to apply settings for.

We're using the groups to mount different shares, e.g. Production and Accounts, based on user membership. Often, a user is a member of more than one group, and needs all the drives available.

The Open Directory server is running 10.6 also.

Is there a way to skip this prompt and apply settings for all groups. I can foresee that there may be conflicts between group settings, but perhaps a priority can be set too? Or is this totally the wrong way to go about this?

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I remember trying to find a solution for this long ago, and gave up! Sorry! –  SpacemanSpiff Jun 11 '11 at 4:56
    
Back in the days of Panther, there used to be a checkbox on the screen that would pop up to select the groups. I take it that is now gone? –  Kirk Jun 28 '11 at 21:49

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I was using a login script to map the drives that they need. It works really well if you use the groups command and just check for the correct AD group membership.

I just looked for it but I must have deleted it when we switched to our single NAS. Sorry.

If you don't like that option I experimented with using groups that combine the settings (Production, Accounting, ProductionAndAccounting, etc.). This gets really complicated if you have a large number of combinations but it worked at a small scale. :-)

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There is no priority to be set, from what I know.

Plus, at least when I had an issue like this on Tiger, it would ask if you wanted to remember this, or save that group, like in a check box when you select it each time, which should keep that from coming up in the future....

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