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

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Managing Network User Accounts

Once you have created shared LDAP directories, you need to populate them with information. User account information is probably the most important type of information you can store in a directory. User accounts that are stored in a shared directory are accessible to all the computers that search that directory; those accounts are referred to as network user accounts or simply network users.

There are two main tools for managing network user accounts: the Server app and Workgroup Manager. The Server app offers basic management of users and services, and is the preferred tool unless you need more advanced options. Workgroup Manager offers more-advanced editing, but the Server app automatically adds users to service ...

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