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Syncrepl support in Mac OSx 10.8 OpenDirectory

From Ryan Faas's article Apple's OpenDirectory does support overlays but I can't seem to enable the syncprov or accesslog overlays. Adding following block to slapd_macosxserver.conf turns the server ...
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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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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 ...
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343 views

What Is The Recommended Way To Backup OS X Open Directory?

We have recently bought a Mac Mini preloaded with Mountain Lion Server to use as an Open Directory master, and I'm not clear on how the data for Open Directory is supposed to be backed up. We are ...
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418 views

Mac OSX 10.7 server with 10.6.8 clients - old network accounts work, now ones created since May do not

I have a Mac OS 10.7 server, and a number of 10.6.8 clients in a school. For the last year and half, network accounts could log into the clients with no problem. There is a set of presets in ...
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255 views

Will unbinding a server to an Open Directory Master remove its own file shares

According to this article: http://support.apple.com/kb/TS3180?viewlocale=en_US I am required to remove the ldap binding of my second Mac OS X Lion server before I set it up as a replica server. I ...
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163 views

Making a mac network user administrator

I am attempting to setup an open directory authentication system for a small iMac laboratory. The open directory authenticates network users properly and allows a login on the Mac system although ...
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1answer
509 views

Add memberOf attribute to all users in OpenLDAP on OS X Lion Server Open Directory

Our school's website has the ability to pull user authentication from a LDAP source. They "support" and LDAP. Unfortunately, to pull group membership you must have a memberOf attribute in each users' ...
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Why is Mac OSX Lion losing login/network credentials?

Symptoms At work we have OSX 10.7.3 installed and every once in a while I will see the following behaviors: If the the screen is locked, then multiple tries of the same user/pass are not accepted. ...
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How to use Open Directory login credentials when offline?

When using Active Directory, I can log into a machine while on the network using my AD credentials, then later take that machine offline and still be able to log into it. I'd like to do the same ...
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Open Directory over SSL / Mobile Accounts not working on Snow Leopard Server

I have a fully updated Mac OS X server 10.6.8 running on a Mac mini which I have open directory running on. I have 2 problems with the setup that the manual doesn't deal with and I can find any ...
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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 ...
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How do I change the administrator username for authenticating to Mac OS X LDAPv3 directory?

We're a small company, and our IT manager is leaving. We trying to change all of the passwords for extra security and the administrator name for authenticating to the LDAP directory is his username ...
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Can't log into OS X Server after restart

Just restarted our Mac OS X Server (Leopard), and we are no longer able to log into the default user account, srvadmin! This is an open directory account. We are presented with the login screen, but ...
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Replication from OSX OpenDirectory to OpenLDAP

I have an OpenDirectory server running on an OSX Server machine, and I'd like to increase the reliability of the service by having a slave server. The problem is, I only have 1 OSX Server but I have ...
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1answer
776 views

Correct/Optimized Binding of Open Directory clients?

I have have three locations with an OD Master in our primary location and OD Replicas in each off-site location. I've always bound clients to our OD Master because the Open Directory Admin ...
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1answer
185 views

Lag in MCX (Workgroup Manager) controlled Macs

At the beginning of the day and on semi-random days, some of my Mac users are experiencing heavy lag. For example, 5-10 minutes to login, several minutes for Safari to load, visible delays while ...
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878 views

Windows Server 2008 SBS bind to OS X Server Open Directory

I'm trying to bind Windows 2008 SBS server to OS X Open Directory, but the Change domain button is grayed out with this message: Note: The identification of the computer cannot be changed because: - ...
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Mac OS X Server add server user

What's the recommended way to add a user to Mac OS X Server that doesn't need all the hoopla associated with Workgroup Manager? There are many users pre-configured in Mac OS X Server (www, root, ...
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How do I force an iCal server to only allow SSL connections?

I have an OS X 10.6 Server running the iCal service. When users on machines that are bound to Open Directory open their iCal client, it automatically configures their connections to the iCal server at ...
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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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660 views

Leopard Server (10.5.8) Screen Sharing with Open Directory Authentication

I have an OS X 10.5.8 Leopard Server that I manage here in the office. Right now it has just the standard VNC single password style of authentication for authenticating for screen sharing. Our ...
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376 views

Why do mcxquery and system profiler sometimes give different results?

When you manage a setting on a mac client through workgroup manager/open directory, you can verify its effect on the client in two ways. Open a Terminal and run mcxquery Run System Profiler, and ...
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792 views

resolving DNS issues behind firewall on OS X Server

I have a problem that has recently broken single sign-on with our Mac clients (10.5 & 10.6) to an OS X Server (10.5). hosts seem to resolve on clients & server both forward & reverse. ...
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1k views

Open Directory password expiration warnings

I have authentication for Linux, Macs and Windows hanging off of an Apple OS X Server via open directory. I want to expire passwords for my users every 180 days, which is set up and works fine. The ...
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Mac OS X Server user unable to log in though log appears fine

Trying to troubleshoot a user who is unable to log into our server from a client. Client is bound to server and other users can authenticate. ApplePasswordServer.Server.log says the following when ...
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Open Directory Failover

We have a network based on OSX, including using OpenDirectory as our directory service. Our network consists of one OD master and a pair of OD replicas. We've been trying to set it up so that when the ...