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I am not sure how this works with newer OS X server variants, but at least up to 10.6 this was correct. They were using a special password server that had an encrypted database of passwords in various hash formats that could be queried by all types of services (some of them specifically modified to do this, e.g. Apples Samba server) but it was impossible to ...
It depends on the clients' file usage, but in general with a gigabit network you shouldn't have any trouble. Time Machine does incremental backups, so it's only moving the data for new/changed files each time it backs up. Also, it uses FSEvents to track file changes on the client side, so it doesn't (usually) even have to scan the backup to see what's ...
I usually use Softerras LDAP Browser to browse LDAP trees to find the right syntax/paths quicker. There are lots of free ldap browsers, it's just the one I picked up somewhere along the line and didn't bother exchanging. Looks like there are a couple of alternatives for osx too if you have a mac client: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_LDAP_software
Apple Open Directory does not use the memberOf user attribute (OSX Server 10.7.5). Instead it solely relies on the memberUid group attribute to enumerate the users which are members of a given group. Therefore one cannot determine a users group memberships by querying the user object, but must instead enumerate all groups for memberUid attributes ...
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