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KB-7426: Configuring Multi User Smart Card support for OS X

Mac & PC Management Service ,  

1 September,16 at 04:34 AM

Applies to: Centrify Identity Service, Mac Edition


How can I configure Multi-User smart card support?


Centrify has introduced multi-user smart card support.  To configure this feature, perform the following steps:
  1. Edit the centrifydc.conf file located at /etc/centrifydc/centrifydc.conf and add the following parameter:
    1. true
  2. Restart Centrify adclient with the following command:
    1. sudo /usr/local/share/centrifydc/bin/centrifydc restart​
  3. Run the following adquery command, and verify that the "altsecidentity" attributes are displayed in the output:
    1. adquery user -A 
      1. Note: replace "" with an actual Active Directory username. Example: adquery user -A john.smith
  4. Test the configuration by running the following command:
    1. sctool -a
      1. Note: replace "" with an actual Active Directory username.  Example: sctool -a john.smith
  5. ​​If the command returns as successful, users should now be able to log into the Mac at the login window.  To do so, at the login window, place the AD user's username into the "Username" field, and the user's PIN into the password field.

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