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Accidentally created user with duplicate UID. How to fix?

I accidentally created a user with a duplicate UID. I need advice on how to fix this predicament. As you can see, running dscl shows two users with the same uid: dscl . -list /Users uid | sort -nrk ...
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how do I enable the root user from the Directory Utility?

How do I enable the root account? I don't see any options related the system user. Do I enter the server as "localhost"? What do I select here? System Software Overview: System Version: ...
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Directory Services with OpenLDAP

I have an OpenLDAP instance running on Amazon AWS. I've got a few users and groups set up, I'm able to use ldapsearch from my macbook to bind and search the server. I would like was trying to add my ...
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How to troubleshoot NIS binding problems on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion?

I am trying to setup NIS on OS X 10.8 but it fails for some reasons. I tried to add the NIS domain using the Directory Utility.app but when I go to Directory Editor tab and select my NIS node, I do ...
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How do I remove domains from the network browser?

When I go to the network browser (in the Finder, hit command K, then click the "Browse" button, or just shift-command K), I see three domain names from a network I used to connect to six years ago. ...
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Full guide on configuring NIS/NFS on OS X 10.7?

I am trying to setup OS X 10.7 Lion to work as an a NIS/NFS client but without too much success so far. Existing configuration that works on Ubuntu cat /etc/yp.conf domain uk.example.com server ...
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How can I retrieve image files from a damaged zip archive file?

When i tried to unzip using the Mac default Archive zip utility and the error message: Error 1 - Operation not permitted. Then I tried using 7zx and got the error message: Cannot open the files as ...
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How do I create a new user in Lion from the Terminal?

The older method of: dscl . -create /Users/username doesn't work because /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.DirectoryServices.plist can't be found. From what I gather, OSX Lion doesn't use ...