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How to check AD DS domain/forest functional level from domain joined workstation?

Is it possible to define AD DS domain/forest functional levels from domain joined workstation? Preferably through CLI/PS and if possible w/o Domain Admin rights... How I can accomplish it?
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How to relocate the database directory for Red Hat Directory Server 9.0

I am running RHDS in a VM, but would like to store the data and logs on a separate volume, that is on a SAN. The partition is ext4fs on /sdb1 and is mounted as /data. I tried many variations of the ...
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Open Directory authenticated bind succeeds, but creates incomplete record

I have about a dozen Macs running 10.6.7 or 10.6.8, which are all failing to bind properly to my new 10.7.4 Server OD. I can bind them just fine via Directory Utility or dsconfigldap, and it reports ...
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What are the differences in schemas of main directory servers?

Active Directory, OpenLDAP or Apple's Open Directory have different schemas for holding user info and group membership. Having a Open Directory here I can say for example that user's Distinguished ...
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It looks like somebody is using my Mac OS X server to brute force attack another server which is LDAP. What can I do to stop it?

An LDAP server on another is reporting an unusually large number of attempts to read the LDAP directory and attempting a number of users, all of which look like hacking attempts to read user/password ...
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Reset dscl UniqueID and PrimaryGroupID of root to 0 on Mac OS X

Because of a very faulty script my root's PrimaryGroupID is 101 and UniqueID is 101. I have still an access to root, I can run sudo from my admin account, but the sudo and root do not have all the ...
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Add daemon account on OS X

I'm trying to manually install a daemon (Oracle Grid Engine) on my machine, and I would like it to run under an isolated account. What is the preferred way, using Directory Services, to add a "system" ...
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directory services group query changing randomly

I am receiving an unusual behaviour in my asp.net application. I have code that uses Directory Services to find the AD groups for a given, authenticated user. The code goes something like ... string ...
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Demote 2003 DC from within Directory Services Restore Mode

We've had a child DC fail on us, and can't get into Windows on it as Directory Services is failing. A restore of the backed-up active directory hasn't worked due to a corruption, and so we've decided ...
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Scripting Directory Services without passwords

I'm in an environment where user/group information is maintained in /etc/passwd and /etc/group files, which are NFS mounted. This is nice because we can just edit flat files to change user/group ...
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Guides to implement OpenLDAP just as directory and not to control Network access? [closed]

I have been trying to configure OpenLDAP in Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex but the guides I find in the web are confusing for me. I have had no succes. I think the problem is most guides assume you want to use ...