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Bad User Account in NetInfo?
Authored by: mustang_dvs on Jul 31, '07 01:35:08PM
How exactly did you "migrate" these machines?

Did you use the OS X migration assistant, a cloner, or simply drag 'n drop?

If you simply dragged files between machines, it's more than likely that in so doing, you changed permissions in the process, hence the "screwy" NetInfo database and user file behavior.

In the future, I wouldn't suggest editing the NetInfo database, unless you know exactly what it is that you're doing, especially if you're comparing one version of NetInfo to another (10.2 vs 10.3, etc) to solve a problem.

Also, when providing example commands, make it obvious to potentially inexperienced readers that a directory name is an example, such as:

sudo chown -R your_short_username /Users/your_home_folder_name

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