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Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Lion Server Essentials by Ben Greisler, Arek Dreyer

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Preparing to Configure Open Directory Services

There are several methods available to configure your Lion Server to provide directory services, use another directory service, or both. You will learn which tool is appropriate for your needs.

In order to provide the full range of Open Directory services, your Lion Server must have forward and reverse DNS records available before you configure it as an Open Directory master.

In the next two sections you will learn which tools are appropriate to use, and how to confirm your DNS records.

Choosing Tools to Configure Directory Services

There are a number of ways to configure Lion Server to offer Open Directory services. How do you choose which method to use? It depends on your needs. You should understand ...

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