Lesson 4. Integrating Mac OS X With Third-Party Directory Services

Time

This lesson takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

Goals

Integrate Mac OS X with a variety of third-party directory services

Use Directory Access to map required Open Directory attributes to unused attributes on an LDAP server

Use variables to supplement required attributes missing from an LDAP server

Provide mount records for a client computer retrieving records from an LDAP server

Enable a Mac OS X computer to automatically mount a file-server volume

Use NFS or file-sharing protocols to provide home folders

If your network uses a directory service other than the one provided with Mac OS X Server, don’t worry—your Mac OS X computers can still integrate with ...

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