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2521 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Nov 18, 2009 3:33 PM by Caledai
Currently Being ModeratedOct 26, 2009 4:04 PM (in response to Caledai)Hi Caledai, how many users are you talking about? Do you need all network users displayed or just the younger ones? I have seen setups where they achieve this task by having non-synching mobile accounts for the class. i.e. 2 classes per year level from 1-4 (8 users) displayed on the login window.
Is this an option?
CheersiMac ; MacBook ; MacBook Pro ; Mac Pro ; XServe ;, Mac OS X (10.5.6), OSX Server ; .local AD ; WINXP/Vista via Parallels Mac OS X 10.5.x/10.4.x
Currently Being ModeratedOct 26, 2009 4:21 PM (in response to Andbrowny)All up, approximately 500 users in OD, and 30 machines that have been kept on 10.4 because of hardware requirements.
The area's that are having trouble - the ones that have the 10.4 machines you are looking at about 100 users max.
It would be painful to even attempt 10.5 on an iMac500.
By the same reason, HD sizes prevent mobile home directories even if they are no-synching.
The problem is - I have seen the login list on the machines at various times, but next reboot its gone. I had it next to me about 10 minutes ago on the machine I have for testing.MacBook Pro: 2.6GHz Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.5.6)
Currently Being ModeratedOct 26, 2009 4:36 PM (in response to Caledai)Further info - and this is the strange bit.
Every time I start the computer normally, I get Admin, Local & Other.
Every time I start the computer in safe mode, I get the full login list with all network users.MacBook Pro: 2.6GHz Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.5.6)
Currently Being ModeratedOct 26, 2009 6:46 PM (in response to Caledai)I believe I have the issue resolved, its going to take some testing in the main environment however to confirm this.
I pretty much have to ensure the machines are bound manually to OD, not via DHCP.
Which is odd, considering the bind correctly to OD via DHCP in safe mode, but not when booted normally.
In both instances however, accounts are able to log in, it just doesn't display the network users in the login list.MacBook Pro: 2.6GHz Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.5.6)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 18, 2009 3:33 PM (in response to Caledai)Resolved by moving computers into an independent group in WGM