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Unable to bind OSX 10.9 to Active Directory 2008

I am struggling to bind OSX 10.9 to a 2008 r2 Active Directory. I can join the domain fine when I boot into Windows from the same machine. From OSX I can find the domain controller successfully and ...
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Mass deployment of OSX software?

I'm stuck. I'd like to think I'm reasonably good looking info up, but for the life of me I can't figure out how to deploy mac software in an enterprise, like with Group Policy.) I'm not talking about ...
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Clear SearchPath on OSX Client

I am working on a script that verifies a computer is connection correctly to both our AD domain and our OpenDirectory server. I bind to the two services using dsconfigad and dsconfigldap and then set ...
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Change a managed client to non-manged on Snow Leorpard

Is there a way to change a managed client account (on Snow Leopard) to an unmanaged account? The problem here is that the server broke down and now the client is unable to login. I can access the ...
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Managed Clients on OS X

Is there an easy way to tell if a Mac is being managed by an OS X server system, and what settings are being changed (or cached) if it is being managed by an OS X server system, to make sure client ...
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How to make Mac OS X Snow Leopard Software Update to use a custom Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server

I have my Mac OS X 10.6 server, and iI have enabled software update, but now I need my Macbook Air and iMac to update from this server. I have tried to read about it, but I can't find it, I hope ...
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How do I troubleshoot Active Directory on MacOS 10.4 clients?

We have three MacOS machines, all running 10.4.x, bound to our Active Directory network. The domain has two DCs on a single subnet (192.168.1.0/24). One of the DCs (the secondary one, which does not ...
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Know (at a glance) your Mac client is up-to-date

We have over a thousand Mac clients, and occassionally issue changes that affect many or all of them (such as installing new software, creating local user accounts, or applying updates). I want to ...
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Unable to bind OSX 10.5 and 10.4 to Active Directory 2008

Anyone have experience binding a 10.5+ workstation to a 2008 active directory structure. We tested this functionality in our test domain prior to upgrading and saw no issues. Now that we've upgraded ...
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How to deploy 10 new iMac and configure it programatically

What is the best and quicker way to deploy and customize a number of newly arrived iMacs (say 10 or more) using an already configured iMac, a DHCP/DNS server, a LAN and Remote Desktop installed on the ...
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Remote Desktop Connection to SBS 2003 from Mac OS X Client

I want to connect to my computer at work using my Mac at home. I have Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection application installed on my Mac, and I also have a working VPN connection to my SBS 2003 ...
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File Sharing on Windows Server to Mac OS X clients

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3229 These permissions allow a drop box to work, however, large files being transferred from a Mac client show up while transferring, then disappear. Copying to other ...
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Preventing Mac OS X clients from polluting Windows shares with resource forks

When Mac OS X clients copy files in a Windows share, they'll create some files like .DS_Store and ._ prefixed hidden files (that I think store resource forks of the files). How can I prevent ...
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How do I change the Software Update server address on a client Mac (to use my own server)?

Now that I have started the Software Update service on my Leopard Server, how do I change my client Macs to check for updates on it?