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Can't always see network accounts at login screen

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Sep 4, 2013 7:57 AM

I just got a Mac Mini Server for my home network.  This is my first time setting up an account server and first time using OS X Server.  My server is running Lion, my client is running ML.


I have network accounts setup on the server and working.  The home directories are on the server.  I don't seem to have any issues, other than making the network accounts (I only have 4) show up on my client login screen.  In other words, if I use "Other" to type in my login information, I can login just fine. I have enabled the "show network accounts" feature on my client.


Interestingly, if I am logged in via any user on the client (network or local), using fast user switching to go to the login screen ALWAYS shows the network users.  Only on boot, or when all users are logged out, do I have this problem of the network accounts not showing up.  Even then, they do occasionally show up.


Is there a known bug here?  I've gone through several tutorials, it seems I've done all that is required.



  • Gregory DiFiore Calculating status...

    Are your users connecting via a Wireless or Wired connection?  If it is wireless what kind of authentication are your using?


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