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Re: MAC OS X clients and OpenLDAP
Could you ask this on the mac os x server list hosted at lists.apple.com?
On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, Elliot Metsger wrote:
> ** Low Priority **
> I'm actually doing alot of work with OS X right now - 10.3.3 to be
> I've not experienced the issue you are describing. Does your OS 10
> client receive the ldap servers via dhcp, and do you have them
> configured in the Directory Manager application properly?
> Perhaps one of the authentication mechanisms in OS 10 is timing out and
> then it finally reaches the LDAPv3 auth mechanism and you succeed?
> I don't use DHCP to deliver the ldap servers, and I have netinfo and
> ldapv3 configured as authentication mechanisms in directory manager. It
> definitly seems to be a mac client issue -
> >>> Alexei Monastyrnyi <firstname.lastname@example.org> 04/14/04 6:40 AM >>>
> Dear List.
> I have a strange problem with MAC clients trying to authenticate via
> After rebooting MAC it takes some several minutes for the client to be
> to log in with username and password stored in LDAP.
> The MAC client refuses to log in with given username/password but it
> after a short while.
> Sometimes it tries to search for username in LDAP (and it gets results,
> can see it in LDAP log file) but sometimes it does not even attempt to
> connect to the server.
> I'm running MAC OS X 10.3 with the latest patches and OpenLDAP 2.2.8 on
> Solaris 9.
> I understand that it perhaps more MAC-related question, but maybe
> faced this problem in the past...
> Thanks in advance for any hints.
> Alexei Monastyrnyi,
> System Engineer,
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