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passwordLastSetTime value returned from dscl format

In 10.10 (Yosemite) the directory service return the "passwordLastSetTime" value in epoch time, but adding to the epoch time there is also another value.. For example using dscl command to read the ...
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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 ...