Chapter 5. Configuring Open Directory Server

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Configure Mac OS X Server as an Open Directory master

Configure Mac OS X Server as a primary domain controller

Manage data stored in an Open Directory master

Troubleshoot issues when promoting a Mac OS X Server computer to an Open Directory master

The first four chapters of this book considered directory services on Mac OS X. The final four chapters shift the focus to offering, using, and integrating directory services with Mac OS X Server.

In this chapter you will learn how to configure an Open Directory server, ...

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