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Problems with AD login - Mac

So unfortunately, this problem occurs commonly, but not consistently enough to reproduce. We have Macs running 10.9 joined to a remotely managed Active Directory. However, it seems that every once in ...
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How can I force a mac mobile account user to be logged out or locked out when their LDAP account is disabled?

I have a FREEIPA LDAP server and a Mavericks Client. I have bound my Mac to my ldap and created a mobile account. What I want is when someone is disabled it logs out the user or locks the screen.
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OSX 10.8 w/ OpenDirectory - Admin log in as user? and switch to Admin?

I now have a OSX 10.8 workstation environment where the clients are bound to OpenDirectory on an OSX 10.6 Server and their home directories are stored on another OSX server. Two questions: Is it ...
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OSX Server Login issue, ssh works, console does not

We have a brand new OSX Snow Leopard, we created some user accounts, the accounts can login from ssh, but not from the GUI Login prompt. The login used to create these also does not work after we gave ...
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Enable Remote Login (SSH) without GUI on a Mac

I'm having an issue with my Mac where it's freezing on the initial login. How can I enable ssh without using going into system preferences, etc.
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launchctl slow on ssh to OS X server

I'm running an OS X 10.5.8 server. When my users ssh into it, it can take up to about 10 seconds before they see a prompt. I've turned on debug for ssh and see it's pausing at the "Entering ...
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OSX: Don't login as network user, but as local

Normally my computer was set up to login as a network user, but it also has a local home set up. I have moved my computer to a new location where that server no longer is, so there is no longer a ...
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A single AD user can't log into a single Mac bound to the domain (DirectoryServices error). How can I resolve this?

On our campus, we have about 60 Macs joined to our Active Directory domain. Most users have no problems logging into Macs, as long as their accounts are configured correctly. However, we have one ...
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how to disable local logins to a mac snow leopard machine?

I have a maintenance script that needs to run uninterrupted, so I'd like some way to disable local user logins. Right now, the solution is to send SIGSTP to the loginwindow process, which is ...
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What could cause these “failed to authenticate” logs other than failed login attempts (OSX)?

I've found this in the Console logs: 10/03/10 3:53:58 PM SecurityAgent[156] User info context values set for tom 10/03/10 3:53:58 PM authorizationhost[154] Failed to authenticate user ...
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Mac Client LoginWindow fails but SSH Works

I'm upgrading my desktop clients to use Mac OS X 10.6.2, and I'm having real trouble. Network users can't login using the login window. This works fine with 10.5.x clients. I can also ssh as a ...
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Painfully slow login to AD bound Mac OS X Leopard machine when off home network

Just looking for a little help with this problem that seems to trip a lot of people up and is causing me no end of grief. I have a number of fully patched OS X Leopard machines that are bound to my ...
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Mac OS X system can connect to Samba share, but Windows XP can not

When accessing a server running Samba, Mac OS X opens a login window prompting for a username and password. With the correct username and password, I'm able to login and read/write to shares. Using ...
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OSX automatic login disabled, cannot re-enable

I'm a sysadmin for a school that has a iMac that is setup as the security computer, the security software needs to be running in order to record from the cameras, so the computer needs to be able to ...
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Is it possible to replace the Mac's Login Window?

I know that the login window on OS X can be customized -- you can change the background image, replace the Apple logo, add text and set the size, hide users, and set up login/logout hooks, and, ...
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Mac OSX VNC server - Can I see if anyone else is logged in?

I'm trying to VNC into a Mac OSX machine. I can SSH in fine. The VNC server is misbehaving, and I'm tempted to restart it. However I don't want to do that if someone is using it now. Is there any way ...
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Can you set an account for SSH-only access in Mac OS 10.5?

I have a Mac running Mac OS 10.5.7. I want to set up a couple of SSH accounts for git usage. The accounts were initially configured with a home directory of /dev/null and a login shell of ...