Apple Configuration Information?

Henry B. Hotz hotz at
Wed Sep 3 15:47:17 EDT 2008

Generic Unix has the config file as /etc/krb5.conf.

MacOS prefers /Library/Preferences/

Now I find that under some circumstances MacOS will give preference to  
some configuration information somewhere else.  It has something to do  
with Open Directory;  however I can delete everything in /Library/ 
Preferences/DirectoryService (and reboot) and it *still* overrides the  

Where is it?

(I'd be willing to burn a DTS incident on this if you want, but I  
figure they'd have to ask you guys anyway.  One Apple employee is  
bcc'd if anyone cares.)

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Henry.B.Hotz at, or hbhotz at

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