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Getting the LDAP distinguished name for an AD user

Sometimes when I’m integrating Macs (and other systems) with Active Directory they ask for the full LDAP distinguished name of the user I’m using to authenticate. This is the user name in the traditional LDAP format: cn=username,ou=something,DC=amsys,DC=com (for example). In some cases, if it’s a fairly vanilla and small AD install you can take an […]

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How to Configure Windows Group Policies for Macs (Using a Dual Directory Solution)

In my last post I discussed the potential uses and requirements for managing Mac clients in a dual directory environment. In this post, I will delve in deeper to discuss how you can actually configure these settings. First things first Before you jump in, you will need to have the Mac server configured and integrated […]

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