If the issue is actually a damaged zip file, the command line zip tool can try to repair it. For that you'd use the -F or -FF options, like that:
zip -F damaged-copy.zip --out repaired.zip
zip -FF damaged-copy.zip --out repaired.zip
It's always a good practice to do that on a copy of the damaged file, so you're sure you don't damage it any further. To ...
On Mac OS X, you can change a UID of a local user using System Preferences > Users & Groups.
Open the padlock there to allow changes to be made and then right-click on the user you like to change.
NOTE: You should not be logged in to that account at the time you do the change.
Also, POSIX permissions will follow the UID, so after changing it you may ...
You don't need to put anything in there if you're working locally, just click 'Open Directory Utility' [which you did, based on your second pic]
Edit menu - Enable root user [only available once you unlock Directory Utility, which it looks like you did]
...I would wonder why you need root unlocked - you really don't need it in OS X, you can sudo ...
Try using pwpolicy
pwpolicy -n /Local/Default -setpolicy "minutesUntilFailedLoginReset=3"
This will set the policy of a failed login for a local account to 3 mins between logins.
pwpolicy -n /Local/Default -setpolicy "maxFailedLoginAttempts=1"
This will set the maximum number of failed login attempts to just 1 (IMO this is way to restrictive to account ...
There is a xar archive of the directory dslocal made every Saturday by the launch daemon- /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.var-db-dslocal-backup.plist. You can find the archive here-
Dunno if this helps...
in order to get it to work with Mac OSX client you need to add these 2 lines in your smb.conf file (/etc/samba/smb.conf):
ea support = yes
vfs objects = catia fruit streams_xattr
src: enter link description here
You would need to use an app that connects to AD (ldap app of some sort) or remote into your domain controller using screen sharing or PowerShell to unlock the account.
Even a tool Apple Enterprise Connect or Nomad (https://nomad.menu) where the tool calls to the Active Directory only serves to change an existing account password and doesn’t have hooks to ...
could there be a local user with the same name? not sure this should cause a stoppage since you checked the home folder.
if you use something like
dscacheutil -q user
do you see a local account with that user name?
The command sudo dscl . create /Users/username IsHidden 1 doesn't really create a full-fledged user. The user misses an UID and a PGID and some more attributes.
Instead it creates a "rump user" with a new Native Attribut Type: IsHidden with the value 1.
You can use the very same command for any existing user and add the IsHidden attribute with the values 0|...
Since NIS is a third party product - you should be able to follow any of the great troubleshooting guides on the internet and make headway to determine if this is a client or server issue.
My gold standard for a NIS guide is from IBM:
Troubleshooting NIS-Related Problems
From what you have posted in the question edits - it appears that ypwhich would be ...
When this periodically happened to me, it had to do with permissions being incorrect in the following areas, preventing me from making changes:
In Snow Leopard (10.6) and later
Open ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.sidebarlists.plist in a plist editor
Find the section favoriteservers
Remove listings for those stubborn locations
In Tiger (10.5) and earlier (...
I can see two options:
Delete the jenkins user, create it again (with a unique UID this time), then repeat all the commands you used to create its files. This is probably the best option if you haven't created any extra data or customization since the jenkins was created. Be careful when deleting the jenkins user to make sure you don't delete original-...
By default, the root user is disabled on Mac, and you need to follow the steps below in order to enable/disable/change password for root user on Mac. Refer https://www.dataneb.com/single-post/2018/08/29/How-to-enable-root-user-on-Mac
From top left hand side, choose Apple menu () > System Preferences, then click Users & Groups (or Accounts).
Click the ...