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OS X Mountain Lion Server For Dummies by John Rizzo

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Chapter 5

Controlling Access with Directories and Open Directory

In This Chapter

arrow Getting familiar with account types in a directory

arrow Binding your clients and servers to directories

arrow Authenticating with LDAP and Kerberos

arrow Planning for an Open Directory deployment

arrow Checking DNS and time service

arrow Creating Open Directory masters and replicas

arrow Binding to another directory server

arrow Binding Mac to Open Directory

Shared network directories have features that a local directory does not. For instance, a directory service such as Open Directory or Microsoft’s Active Directory can offer users single sign-on, using Kerberos authentication. With this feature, users need to log in to the directory only once ...

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