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Given the same remote LDAP server, why does Directory Utility work on one machine but not on the other?

I have an LDAP server (OpenLDAP) running under Ubuntu 20.04 that I use for user authentication in my network, which consists of Linux servers and MacOS 11 clients. On my desktop, which runs MacOS 11.1,...
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Import and export LDAP settings from Directory utility

Is there a way to import and export LDAP settings in macOS Catalina? In previous OS versions, when installing a new laptop, we will connect it to our LDAP server simply by copying some files with our ...
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How to modify view of sub-directories inside a directory? [duplicate]

Trying to modify the view of a directroy, I prefer this view: But I hate the right part where we see the info on each app. Is it possible to modify it to be on default like this (without the ...
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Restoring data deleted from Directory Utility

When trying to rearrange user accounts, I deleted some data using the Directory Utility (data on a user account under "Users" in the Node "Local/Default"). I would like to restore this data. I have ...
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ldap users cannot log in

I have created an ldap server (hosted externally with a domain name) on a ubuntu 18.04 machine with openLDAP. I configured linux machines to allow my users to connect using ldap and it works as ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu 16.04 LDAPv3 server from macOS clients

I've been working on an Ubuntu 16.04 server that has LDAPv3 active via OpenLDAP, my client machines are all macOS from El Capitan upto High Sierra. On the server I have the samba schema implemented, ...
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Upon trying to login to an Active Directory, I am alerted with a window saying the account has expired. How can I enable it?

Upon trying to login to an all domains in Directory Utility, I am alerted with a window saying the account has expired. How can I re-enable it or fix this problem another way? I am able to unlock it ...
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Are there any low-level settings in local Directory Service that can increase the blocking time after typing wrong password?

I find there's a global policy that can temporarily block/disable a user (only 1 minute) after authenticating with wrong passwords a few times. But what I want to do is to increase that 1 minute to a ...
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Single AD user cannot login to iMac, but others can

So, I thought this was the same issue I'd seen before with the old Home folder name conflicting, but it is not. The issue is the the iMac "shakes" and refuses her password at login, but I am 100% ...
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How can I hide an existing user - El Cap

I found commands about how to create a user that is hidden, sudo dscl . create /Users/USERNAME IsHidden 1 but how can I hide an existing user?
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dsconfigad: Node name wasn't found. (2000)

When I rejoined domain after already joined domain successfully with dsconfigad, it's failed with dsconfigad: Node name wasn't found. (2000)
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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: OS X ...
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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 10....
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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 this ...
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