I believe I may have identified the final guilty party in my saga, and it looks like it is Little Snitch 3.3. As mentioned here previously, through the steps we have taken, we got it mostly working with some of us having continued difficulty with Mavericks client with Mavericks server. In my case, I had a working mobile Mavericks client, just not the regular client.
Turning off the Little Snitch 3.3 on both the Mavericks client and the server enabled proper operation. I will test further and report back.
UPDATE: After testing further, I can definitely say that Little Snitch 3 (version 3.3) has been playing an active part in the Mavericks Server saga in my case:
- LS3 works fine on the server and on the client unless both of them are Mavericks.
- LS3 works fine if Mavericks client is mobile.
- LS3 prevents log in on a properly set-up Mav server + desktop client based on the details shared in this forum.
- Using LS3’s “Restart in permissive mode…” does not resolve this problem, as I had been using that all along.
Furthermore, I had seperately discovered that LS3 has issues remembering previous rules on network accounts, and I had previously reported that to Objective Development.
It works for me only if I stop Little Snitch 3.3 network filter on server and client.
I have reported this as a bug to Objective Development.
Network Users Cannot Login – Server 3.0 – Take 5
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