Mac Thread, 10.5.5 bound to Active Directory issue in Technical; I've successfully bound my macs & server to our AD but we've got a slight issue.
When a user tries ...
18th November 2008, 04:27 PM #1
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10.5.5 bound to Active Directory issue
I've successfully bound my macs & server to our AD but we've got a slight issue.
When a user tries to login they get past the Login window but their home area isn't mounted. It's as if it freezes.
The AD plugin is set to use the unc path and to mount using smb.
The home areas are stored on a Windows Server.
Anyone had any similar problems?
18th November 2008, 06:00 PM #2
I remember experiments with trying to do this at one school I was at. If I remember correctly it ended up that a script had to be used.
You might find this link useful: Mounting Windows network drives at login (OS X tip) MacBitz
From what I remember though we never actually got it working. Hope you have better luck.
19th November 2008, 02:56 PM #3
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Turns out that it's a DNS issue! Bl**dy DNS!!
19th November 2008, 04:15 PM #4
Seems like when I have any difficult issue with AD, Xgrid, Podcast Producer, it frequently turns out to be DNS-related.
20th November 2008, 07:52 AM #5
DNS is the root of all evil...
20th November 2008, 07:57 AM #6
20th November 2008, 08:17 AM #7
Originally Posted by mac_shinobi
If you square root DNS all you get...is....
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