OS X Lion: Binding to Active Directory read-only domain controllers

In order for OS X Lion clients to be able to bind to Active Directory when read-only domain controllers are present, you should update the clients to OS X Lion v10.7.3 or later.

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Update the clients to OS X Lion v10.7.3 or later.

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Workaround for OS X Lion clients that are not ready to update to OS X Lion v10.7.3

To be able to bind to Active Directory when read-only domain controllers are present, first create the computer account in Active Directory. Next, verify that the computer account has successfully replicated to all read-only domain controllers by using the Active Directory Users and Computers management console.

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