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    10.3 OpenDirectory Initial Setup

    Many admins have been complaining how initially they’ve set up their XServes to be a “standalone” server, and when they promote the server to “OpenDirectory master”, KDC does not start, the admin account does not get copied to LDAP from NetInfo, or they cannot even log into their servers any more.

    This has a lot to do with IP addresses and DNS… and the solution is simple yet easily misconfigured and unrecoverable.