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Tue May 01, 2012 1:44 pm

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This thread is getting a bit old, but I thought I should mention that I both have seen this problem, and have a resolution from Apple.

Apparently, the "Search Base" is not actually invalid. The OpenDirectory client is looking for "computer-list" objects in "CN=Mac OS X", within the scope of the bound Active Directory domain. If you create a "Mac OS X" container in your domain and populate your apple-computer-list objects there, OenDirectory should be able to locate the objects.

Also, you should be aware of the following article:
http://support.apple.com/kb/TS4243
The problem documented here is that if you have configured the AD plugin to allow authentication from "all domains in the forest", the search from computer-list objects will fail. You need to run "dsconfigad -alldomains disable", then modify the Directory Utility Search policy to search specific domains instead of all domains. Apple has stated that they have no intention to fix this bug.



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Wed May 02, 2012 5:00 am

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Thanks a lot!

That works fine.
I just summarized the whole process at http://www.andre-aulich.de/en/perm/how-to-make-lion-clients-work-with-active-directory-computer-lists.

Problem solved for me.

Cheers,

André



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