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Need SSO, RMM w/ Mac client GP management (printers etc) from one web portal [closed]

I have a client that is looking for an all-in-one solution to manage users and computers. Preferable in the cloud or SaaS. They would like to be able to create/delete users from AD, integrate SSO ...
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1answer
74 views

Can I create root level shares from AD User Accounts?

Given a file structure for User accounts of \\file-server\students\grad-year\user-home-folder, is it possible to create shares of \\file-server\user-name? I have a Mac/Windows mixed environment. The ...
2
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1answer
403 views

Outlook for Mac, Active Directory DNS and DDOS

Edit: This is not a question about DDOS, but a question about how to resolve a technical issue impacting only Mac clients of Outlook Anywhere. Problem and solution are are now known, but I cannot ...
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1answer
116 views

Accessing Active Directory list on Apple Remote Desktop 3

We are working on a project where a software needs to be deployed on a set of Mac clients connected to a Windows Active Directory server. Software will be pushed from a Mac machine using Apple Remote ...
3
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2answers
521 views

How to Implement a password expiration policy on an AD network with Macs

We have an Active Directory network with a mixed environment of Macs and PCs, including some remote users who connect via VPN. We're trying to implement a password expiration policy, but we've run ...
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5answers
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Adding Lion client to win2008 Active Directory "Unable to add server. Node name wasn’t found. (2000)”

I try and bind a Mac running 10.7.3 to a Windows 2008 active directory using System Preferences and Directory Utility. It comes back saying "Unable to add server. Node name wasn’t found. (2000)”. ...
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1answer
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What needs to be done/added on Apple MacBook Air in order to join domain and be managed?

We are a fully windows active directory company. I now have a MacBook Air (first in company) - that needs to be connected. What are the things I need to install/set in order for me to be able to ...
3
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1answer
214 views

Active Directory lookups from bound Mac without user credentials

One of my Mac boot scripts needs to grab a property from AD that is not one of the ones I can see with the built in tool called dscl, which is pretty much limited to Users, Groups, and Computer ...
2
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1answer
118 views

WinXP logins no longer fully functional

Summary: Users with Roaming Profiles on my XP workstations appear to be unable to do various things, e.g. set a default printer, disable toolbars in IE8, or see icons on the left side of the Start ...
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2answers
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Active Directory and Apple's Workgroup Manager

I thought I'd share my experiences here. I work for a small business with only ~20 users. I wanted the ability to use managed client preferences to assign things like the software update server. ...
2
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2answers
612 views

Mac won't stay connected to the domain

I have a few Macs that I want to join up to a Windows domain, when I join the test machine to the domain it works fine but when I reboot the computer it looses it's connection and I have to delete it ...
3
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4answers
2k views

What is the easiest way to implement Macs in a Windows (Active Directory) domain?

I am working at the operations department at a large, mostly Windows based, IT solutions company. Personally I am a Mac user, but I mostly use my Mac in "Mac environments". We have got an inquiry ...
5
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2answers
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What are the advantages of adding a Mac to Active Directory?

I was surprised to learn (from this question: http://serverfault.com/questions/8006/how-to-add-a-mac-to-windows-active-directory) that you could add a Mac to AD. What are the advantages of doing ...
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1answer
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How to add a Mac to Windows Active Directory

I've gone into the Directory Utility on the mac, clicked on the services tab, entered the Active Directory Domain and Computer ID, clicked the Bind button and it showed a little status label which ...