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

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Lesson 9. Configuring Open Directory Services

Goals

• Understand the Open Directory server roles you can configure on OS X Server

• Configure OS X Server as an Open Directory server

• Bind OS X Server to another Open Directory server

• Locate and identify Open Directory–related log files

This lesson describes how using a directory service can help you manage users and resources on your network. You will learn about the features of Apple Open Directory services and how these services can be integrated with other directory services in a mixed environment. You will also learn how to set up and manage directories and user accounts with the Server app. Finally, you’ll become familiar with common Open Directory services issues and learn how to resolve ...

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