If I'm managing Mac OS X 10.3 computers that are bound to a Microsoft Active Directory, are there additional files or directories I should put in a negative transcript?

By: Richard Glaser - Revised: 2006-05-30 devin

There are several ways to manage Mac OS X computers with directory services. For Active Directory, you may just want to remove the directory services preferences from management. The /Library/Preferences/DirectoryService directory contains a file that is specific to an individual computer, so it could be in negative space or managed with a special transcript.

Consider adding the following line to an additional negative transcript specifically for Active Directory-bound computers:

   d /Library/Preferences/DirectoryService 0775 0 80