Administering a Standard configuration OS X 10.5 Server


Per Apple support, home folders aren’t created when Server Preferences is used to create new users on an OS X 10.5 Server configured as Standard. In contrast to administering an Advanced Server, Workgroup Manager cannot be used to create or change home folder locations on a Standard server. I learned this first-hand at a client site yesterday.

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