I figured out my own problem, I needed to have LDAP going "From Server"
instead of "Open Directory Server." Dock and preference updates are now
copying as they should.
On 8/30/05 5:36 PM, "John Buell" <email@hidden> wrote:
> Hi everyone! I'm back to actually managing Mac clients, we've set up two Mac
> labs to connect to a Windows 2003 network, and we've ALMOST got all of the
> kinks out....
> I have kids able to sign on, they are getting custom docks in one lab, and
> ability to only run certain applications in that same lab, they are having
> their Mac folders generated within their network home directories (housed on
> a Windows 2003 server)....
> But in the other of the two labs, while I was verifying that Active
> Directory logons WERE indeed working, I noticed that the controls over which
> applications they could and could not run hadn't filtered down. I've set up
> two groups in Workgroup Manager, so that all of our Photo Lab Macs are in
> the one and all of our Print Shop Macs are in the other. All of the
> Dock/Application rights customization is working just fine for the Photo Lab
> Macs, but not (yet) in the Print Shop. I've also limited access to the Macs
> to JUST the teachers and those students who are taking a class in either
> lab. But I'm wondering if there's some interval (and I've been searching) of
> time before updates I've made in the Workgroup Manager program filter down
> to the machines I've assigned it to control?
> I should also say that we're running Tiger Server, Panther clients (10.4.2
> and 10.3.9 respectively), the G5 Tiger Server is in a server closet which is
> its own subnet/VLAN, the Photo Lab is in another, and the Print Shop is in a
> third. I'm going to leave all of the Print Shop computers on and hope it
> gets updated overnight, but if anyone could tell me, for planning purposes,
> what the update interval is, I'd appreciate it!
Kane County School District 129
North Aurora, Aurora and Montgomery, IL
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