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KB-3073: Mac OS X reports that OpenDirectory is using 100% CPU

Mac & PC Management Service ,  

12 April,16 at 11:38 AM

Applies to: Centrify DirectControl for Mac version 5.1.0-497


After installing DirectControl for Mac version 5.1.0-497, Activity Monitor may display the opendirectoryd process to be using 100-400% CPU usage. 

Users may experience slow system performance and see multiple crash files related to opendirectoryd in the /Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports system folder.


This is a known issue with version 5.1.0-497 of the Centrify Mac agent.


Update to the latest version of Centrify which fixes this issue.

If this issue is seen in later versions of the Mac agent, see the KB:

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