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Can not make network user accounts

556 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Jan 15, 2013 1:03 PM by Nick Kutzko RSS
David L. Huxtable Level 1 Level 1 (35 points)
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Jan 6, 2013 8:19 AM

After upgrading from 10.6.8 Server to 10.8 and installing server tools, I can not make network user accounts.  All of my old network user accounts migrated to the new OS and work properly, I just can not seem to make new accounts under 10.8.


Under 10.6.8 I would log into Workgroup Manager as diradmin and I could pretty easily make new users.


Under 10.8.2 I launch the server app and click on "users".  The addition (+) symbol in greed out for making new users.  I can make local users via System Preferences, but I can not see any way to change local users to network users via either System Preferences or the Server app.


I have logged into the server app using a local administrator account, the diradmin account, and the root account.  None of the accounts allow access to create new network users (addition symbol is greed out).


Is there a trick to making network users in 10.8 that I am missing?


(as an aside, I have noticed I can log into Directory Utility as diradmin and can view the node with all my network accounts.  It seems like I might be able to manually create a user account this way, but I'm not quite sure how to make the user record)

Mac Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), Server


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