[CalendarServer-users] Calendar Users from AD

David Reid dreid at apple.com
Thu Nov 15 23:56:18 PST 2007

Hi Chris,

On Nov 15, 2007, at 9:34 PM, Chris Scrofani wrote:

> Hello All,
> I have a OS X 10.5.1 server, which is set up in Workgroup mode.  I  
> simply want to enable file sharing, calendaring, and get my list of  
> users from my existing Active Directory domain.
> I have set up the server as an Open Directory master, and it is also  
> successfully connected to my Active Directory domain.  I imported  
> all of my users from the AD domain into a local group, and was able  
> to assign that group privileges to read/write to a shared network  
> folder.  File sharing seems to be set up perfectly at this point.
> What I am having trouble with is getting those same AD accounts  
> working with iCal server.  If I look in the Users section of Server  
> Preferences, there is only one account in there, my Administrator  
> account.  I tested a CalDAV connection from iCal.app and was  
> successfully able to connect using this one Administrator account.   
> None of the other accounts from the AD seemed to work though, so I  
> tried importing an individual account from the AD into the Users  
> section of Server Preferences.  This seems to create the necessary  
> conditions needed for the account to access iCal server, except that  
> whenever I try to use that account to connect with iCal.app, it  
> gives me the error "Your password was rejected by the server  
> 192.168.*.* for the login *****".  I surely am not typing the  
> password wrong, since I tried it with a couple of different accounts  
> and I use the same passwords every day.

The calendar server defaults to using HTTP Digest authentication,  
which is not supported by Active Directory.  Turn on kerberos in iCal  
(it's on in the server by default) or optionally enable Basic  
authentication (and disable digest) in the caldavd plist.


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