Centrify Identity Service for MacQuestion:
Centrify was uninstalled from a Mac system that was only used for Network Logins and had no pure-Local Accounts as a backup.
With Centrify uninstalled, the Mac is now only able to handle local logins, but since there is no local account setup, the system is now inaccessible.
How can local access be restored on the machine?Answer:
This is not a Centrify-specific issue. It is always recommended to have a backup pure-local account on Mac systems to ensure access can be still obtained even when the Directory Service is not available.
- Use the Apple KB below to boot the Mac into Single User Mode:
- Once in Single User Mode, use the following article to create a new local admin account on the machine by making OS X think it's a freshly installed system:
- (All external links are provided as a courtesy)