On some versions of Mac OS X, /home is an automount point. If a zone user’s home directory is set to /home/username, the operating system cannot create the home directory and the user cannot log in. Therefore, you should not specify /home/username as the home directory for any Mac OS X users, but since this is a typical UNIX home directory, there may be Active Directory users who have a /home/username home directory.

To avoid potential problems, you can configure Centrify to change /home/username to /Users/username (the default Mac OS X home directory), in one of two ways:

  • Enable the group policy, Map /home to /Users.
  • Set this parameter, to true to enable the change for the local computer only; for example: