Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Directory Services v10.5

Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Directory Services v10.5

by Arek Dreyer

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Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Directory Services v10.5 by Arek Dreyer

This reference provides in-depth technical information on Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server's directory services architecture. System administrators and IT professionals will learn the details of how to deploy Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server within a multiplatform, heterogeneous environment, with an emphasis on integrating user accounts and authentication processes. This book is a perfect study aid for the Directory Services exam, and also serves as an in-depth technical reference for experienced system administrators and engineers. This reference follows the learning objectives of the Directory Services exam, which is one requirement toward the Apple Certified System Administrator (ACSA) certification, Apple's highest level of IT certification. Chapter tests reinforce the knowledge gained along the way.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132089449
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 04/07/2010
Series: Apple Training
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 432
File size: 16 MB
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Table of Contents

Getting Started     ix
Accessing the Local Directory Service     1
Exploring Directory Services     2
Creating and Editing Local Users     17
Creating and Editing Local Groups     41
Troubleshooting Directory Services     52
What You've Learned     56
References     57
Review Quiz     58
Accessing an Open Directory Server     61
Configuring Open Directory Clients     62
Configuring Directory Services Search Paths     72
Troubleshooting Binding Issues     78
Troubleshooting Login Issues     88
What You've Learned     105
References     106
Review Quiz     106
Accessing a Third-Party LDAP Service     109
Populating an LDAP Server for Network Login     110
Configuring Mac OS X to Log In Using a Standard LDAP Server     122
Troubleshooting Binding Issues     141
Troubleshooting Login Issues     144
What You've Learned     150
References     151
Review Quiz     152
Accessing an Active Directory Service     155
Configuring Mac OS X to Log In Using Active Directory     156
Troubleshooting Binding Issues     175
Troubleshooting Login Issues     182
What You've Learned     186
References     187
Review Quiz     188
Configuring Open Directory Server     191
Configuring Mac OS X Server as an Open Directory Master     192
Configuring Mac OS X Server as a Primary Domain Controller (PDC)     215
Managing Data Stored in an Open Directory Master     221
Troubleshooting Issues Promoting Mac OS X Server to an Open Directory Master     238
What You've Learned     246
References     247
Review Quiz     249
Configuring Open Directory Replicas     251
Configuring Mac OS X Server as an Open Directory Replica     252
Troubleshooting Open Directory Replication     267
What You've Learned     279
References     280
Review Quiz     281
Connecting Mac OS X Server to Open Directory     285
Configuring a Mac OS X Server to Connect to an Existing Open Directory Master     286
Configuring a Service to Use an Open Directory Network User or Group Record     294
Troubleshooting Binding Issues     304
Troubleshooting Authentication Issues     312
What You've Learned     335
References     337
Review Quiz     338
Integrating Mac OS X Server with Other Systems     341
Configuring Mac OS X Server to Supplement a Third-Party Directory Service     342
Configuring Mac OS X Server Services to Authenticate in a Third-Party Kerberos Realm     368
Configuring a Third-Party Server to Use an Open Directory KDC     375
What You've Learned     378
References     379
Review Quiz     380
Extending Your Novell eDirectory Schema     383
Confirm That You Need to Extend Your Schema     384
Extend Your eDirectory Schema     385
Extending Your Active Directory Schema     389
Confirm That You Need to Extend Your Schema     390
Extend Your Active Directory Schema     393
Understanding the Local KDC     397
Index     403

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