2
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40 views

Mavericks - APN Active Directory Users not being pushed

We have hit a problem with our current AD -> OSX Server integration project. We have our OSX server (mavericks) connected to our AD domain and running open directory/profile manager. AD users can ...
1
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34 views

How to log to a Mac with a user from a trusted domain?

I have a Mac (running OSX 10.9.2) that I have bound to an Active Directory domain I own (domain A). This domain has a two way transative trust to a 2nd domain (domain B). How do I specify the domain ...
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313 views

Why is my OSX client having so much trouble connecting to our SMB server?

I'm asking this here because I think I'm more likely to find SMB/kerberos experts here than in Ask Different, which seems to be mostly related to OSX client issues. When I first connect to our SMB ...
3
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0answers
230 views

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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1answer
279 views

Mac OS X 10.8.5 adding to Windows Domain

I have a Mac that I joined to a Windows domain. While the machine is off the network and you connect to the terminal it shows the name of the machine as HD_MACPRO. When I connect it to the network ...
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0answers
40 views

How to prevent Microsoft Small Business Server Active Directory addresses showing up in OSX Address Book?

A client has MS Small Business Server installed and numerous iMacs and MacBooks in their office which staff use. They use Google Apps for Business for email not Exchange. Their IT guy needed to ...
3
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0answers
7k views

Can't join OS X Mavericks to AD Domain [closed]

I'm attempting to join an OS X Mavericks (10.9) client to a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory domain, however the bind fails with this error in the OS X client's system.log: Oct 24 15:03:15 ...
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2answers
236 views

Command line - query account type (local, network managed, mobile)

How can I query account type information. Things like who and users don't show this. Also tried things like dscacheutil -q user I'd like to know if a users account is a mobile account and I am doing ...
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0answers
80 views

MacOS not obeying AD “Logon Workstations” restriction

We have several labs with Macs and a generic Active Directory account specific to that lab. It was brought to my attention this morning that, even though we have those User accounts restricted to the ...
4
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2answers
5k views

How can Mac users change their Windows Active Directory passwords over a VPN connection?

In our office, we are running some Windows servers running an Active Directory domain . We've got a a number of security policies that we enforce, including a 180 day password expiration policy. ...
2
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0answers
105 views

SBS 2011 Essentials and too many new Mac users

We currently have about 15 users on a Windows SBS 2011 Essentials Server. I've just been informed that we plan to bring aboard about 15 more users that will be using Macs. We'll be using a Mac ...
4
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2answers
248 views

Introducing a Windows Domain Controller into an all mac-client network

A company is about to hire me to be their I.T. Admin. (They currently have no Admin). In the interview, they stated one of the things they want me to do is put in a MS Domain Controller. The thing ...
3
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1answer
92 views

Corporate Windows Network Performance

We operate a Windows 2003 Active Directory network. As the new IT manager I've inherited this infrastructure from previous outside contractors that have come in to help maintain our company network. ...
2
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1answer
456 views

Parallels ignoring added registry DWORD values?

I'm attempting to join a Win7 Pro machine running on lion through Parallels 7 to Parallels is set to use briged ethernet adapter, DNS has been set to our internal servers, can ping the domain ...
3
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2answers
520 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 ...
4
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3answers
6k views

Active Directory password update not recognized on OS X 10.7.3?

We have a few Macs in our office which are bound to our Active Directory (Server 2k8R2) domain for login authentication and access to file shares. For the most part this has worked without trouble. I ...
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1answer
185 views

Windows Domain Members can't see OS X Server

I setup Server 2008 R2 running Active Directory and now Win7 clients who are members of the domain can no longer see/access our OS X File Server. Doesn't show up in Network, nor can it be accessed by ...
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0answers
105 views

Can't delete folder once opened - LSOF shows the folder still in use! (AD/Magic Triangle)

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 ...
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1answer
905 views

Getting Macs to authenticate to AD and map home directory

I have a multi-platform environment with Macs and Windows. I have it now setup where users can log into their Macs authenticating with their user accounts in Active Directory. I used to have their ...
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1answer
2k views

Cannot bind to AD from Snow Leopard

Mac OS X Snow Leopard cannot bind to my Active Directory (Tiger, Lion can with no problem). I go to Accounts > Login Options, click Join and enter the details. Upon entering the correct FQDN ...
5
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1answer
4k views

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 ...
0
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2answers
624 views

Add Mac (OS X) to Active Directory DNS name resolution

I'm running an Active Directory domain via Windows Server 2008; it's running DNS and DHCP, there is only one subnet. All of my Windows computers are able to ping each other my name, but I can't ping ...
5
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3answers
9k views

Does joining a Lion Open Directory with Windows actually work?

According to https://help.apple.com/advancedserveradmin/mac/10.7/#apd52648A71-571A-433C-81A8-2A7792333F22 it's possible to join a Lion Open Directory using a Windows machine, making it think it's ...
6
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3answers
4k views

Best way of integrating Mac OS X clients with Active Directory

I have more than 50 Macs on the network and I think it's time to put some controls in place so I'm scouting for ways to integrate the Mac OS X clients into Active Directory. The primary objective is ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I setup/connect a Mac Book Pro OSX to a Windows domain over VPN

In windows I am able to do this by logging in as a local user, connecting to VPN, doing the initial domain connection (which includes creating a new user which is my domain account), then leaving that ...
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0answers
412 views

Windows server 2003SP2 as LDAP replica master for Mac OSX 10.6

we have a single domain controller with Windows 2003 with few child. All the users are in the main DC. We have already created a connection from AD to Mac Xserve 10.6 and can read all the users, but: ...
3
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1answer
3k views

Renewing kerberos ticket without user intervention

We have found the most excellent program that that will allow our OSX machines to print through our Windows Print servers. (ksmbprint from http://deploystudio.com/) The program allows for smb ...
1
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1answer
215 views

Mac OS X: Access AD Network Resource with Computer Credentials

I'm trying to write a script (AppleScript or shell) that connects to a Windows Share and have it use the computer's credentials rather than the user's, i.e. assume the computer name is "workstation1", ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
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1answer
453 views

OSX clients on Active Directory mounting wrong Home path

I am adding an OSX Open Directory server to a Windows 2008 Domain. I've got OSX clients authentication properly against AD and getting the settings from OD. In AD, the users profiles are set to ...
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0answers
404 views

AFP AD ACL permissions issues with external drive

Mac OS X Server 10.4.11 connected to an AD domain system serving AFP shares to Mac OS X 10.5.8. If I create a share on the the internal RAID of the server with an ACL that allows RW to all ("Domain ...
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1answer
296 views

AFP/SSH stopped working on OS X Server

I have 3 Mac OS X servers all bound to AD, all configured in the Golden Triangle setup. All 3 are completely separate from each other in terms of services, but all reside on the same internal network ...
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2answers
167 views

Active Directory or Mac configuration. Where to look?

I m a student at a university. There is a computer lab which has Mac computers. There is citrix account which is kinda VPN to school network. There is putty in citrix applications. When i use putty ...
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3answers
7k views

OS X equivalent to ipconfig /registerdns?

Network is running a number of Mac's with Snow Leopard and having issues with DNS resolution (running Windows Active Directory environment with Windows DHCP handing out leases). Is there a way to get ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Force Desktop Wallpaper in a computer lab

I have a computer lab that contains 20 iMacs running Snow Leopard and Windows XP with Boot Camp. Windows XP is joined to a Server 2003 domain. I would like to use Group Policy, or some other ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

AD users in Snow Leopard with admin privileges

I've just authenticated my first Apple machine onto the active directory infrastructure. Yay! The only thing I'm having problems with is specifying that the AD user is an administrator, and able to ...
2
votes
2answers
609 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 ...
4
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5answers
7k views

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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3answers
7k views

Why does Mac OS X Software Update not work when machine uses Active Directory?

My company's IT department is mostly a Windows run operation and in order to become more secure, they are altering the way that the Macintosh computers login to our internal network so that they use ...
0
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1answer
911 views

Active Directory Support Folder Redirection AND Portable Home Directories?

Does anyone here know if Active Directory will support the use of both Windows Folder Redirection and Mac OS X's Portable Home Directories for synchronizing a user's files to a remote share? I want ...
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1answer
480 views

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 ...
3
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3answers
4k views

Mac OS X users in an Active Directory based network

In your corporate network, how do you handle Mac OS X users on your Active Directory based network? What are some specific things you do to cater to the Mac OS users? We are specifically having ...
3
votes
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 ...
2
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2answers
38k views

How to map Windows network drives in Mac OS X (Leopard / Tiger)?

I've got a couple of MacBooks that I'd like to be able to read / write files on a shared network drive within a Windows Active Directory network. What's the best way of doing this? Also, one of the ...
2
votes
2answers
687 views

Where are Directory Utility's logs on OSX?

I'm trying to debug an ActiveDirectory binding problem, but I can't seem to find the log files for Directory Utility. Anyone know where they are?
8
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1answer
10k views

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 ...
7
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2answers
1k views

Can a Mac with OS X 10.5 (Leopard) authenticate with a Windows 2008 domain?

I would like to have my MacBook Pro authenticate against Active Directory running on Windows 2008. A couple of years ago I tried to set this up between OS X 10.4 and Windows 2003 but I wasn't ...