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OS X Server (Mavericks): After upgrading or migrating, network user cannot be created

Symptoms

After upgrading or migrating to OS X Server (Mavericks), an alert may appear when trying to add a network user:

"Existing connection is not authenticated:  password change denied"

Resolution

  1. Quit Server.app.
  2. On the Open Directory Server, execute these Terminal commands:
    sudo touch /var/db/openldap/migration/.rekerberize
    sudo killall PasswordService
  3. Open Server.app.
Last Modified: Dec 13, 2013
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  • Last Modified: Dec 13, 2013
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