Skip navigation

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)
Currently Being Moderated
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

Actions

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (0)

Legend

  • This solved my question - 10 points
  • This helped me - 5 points
This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.