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We have recently moved to a centralised AD magic triangle set up with a 2008 file server and a 10.6.8 OD.

We are having issues with our iMac 10.6.8 clients where users are unable to delete files/folders from their home space. They are presented with the following message: "Type an Administrator's name and password to allow Finder to make changes", this only happens if the users have first looked in to a folder with files in it and then tries to delete the root folder.

The users are able to delete the files/folder if:

  • They mount their home space using Go Connect to Server.

  • Use rm -R path to folder.

  • Force quit the Finder.

Anyone any ideas or come across this?

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What is a centralized AD magic triangle? What is a 10.6.8 OD? –  joeqwerty Mar 13 '12 at 0:10
the 10.6.8 OD is the OSX server using Open Directory, and the magic triangle is the way we have integrated the Macs into the AD. Using the Active Directory for user and group management, and open directory to provide the client management for computers and groups. –  Adam Mar 13 '12 at 10:34

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