Convert Local Accounts to Network/Mobile Accounts




  • Jay Brown

    This article was very helpful, thank you.

    One issue I ran into was the very last listed command:

    sudo chmod -R 755 /Users/USERNAME

    That command made every file in the user's home directory executable. I have very little knowledge of how permission work and what is needed, so I don't know what that command should be but I know that the professor who's local account I migrated to the domain was not happy to find that all his text files were executable and whatever specific permissions he had on other folders and files were reset.

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  • Ben Greiner

    Hi, Jay, Sorry it took us 3 months to approve your comment! Hm. Not sure what happened there. "chmod -R 755" changes the permission of the folder. It does not alter how they work. Macs can't run .exe (executables) files so I'm guessing this had something to do with a Windows share? I hope you got it all sorted!

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