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KB-5514: Unable to log on as a local user after uninstalling Centrify

Centrify Identity Service, Mac Edition ,  

12 April,16 at 11:46 AM

Applies to: Centrify Identity Service for Mac

Question:

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:

NOTE: 
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.
 

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