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

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Configuring Open Directory Services

Now that you understand which tools are appropriate, and you have confirmed your DNS records, you can configure your Lion Server to provide and use directory services.

Configuring Lion Server as an Open Directory Master

If your Lion Server is not already configured as an Open Directory master or connected to another directory service, you can configure directory services using one of the following options in the Manage menu of the Server app:

• Manage Network Accounts

• Connect to Directory

These two options in the Server app are the most likely to be used by a Lion Server administrator; other options are available with Server Admin. When you choose Manage Network Accounts, the Server app walks you through ...

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