Generate new uid/gid using Apple scheme in Auto Zone

Specify UID and GID generation scheme to use Apple scheme in Auto Zone.

This group policy only changes UID and GID of the users and groups. If the primary GID of the user also need to generated by using Apple scheme, please enable group policy "Set user's primary gid in Auto Zone" and set value to -1.

NOTE: Changing UID and GID generation scheme may cause existing home directories and files ownership conflict, please make use of the helper script "" to fix the ownership conflict problem.

WARNING: Changing this policy will flush local cache. Active Directory users will not be able to login before connecting to Active Directory.

For more details, Please refer to administration guide for the recommended procedures before enabling this GP.

This policy modifies the auto.schema.apple_scheme parameter in the DirectControl configuration file.

Supported on:

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Centrify\CentrifyDC\Settings\Adclient
Value Nameauto.schema.apple_scheme
Value TypeREG_SZ
Enabled Valuetrue
Disabled Valuefalse

Skip items whose RegEx name is

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Centrify\CentrifyDC\Settings\Adclient
Value Name{number}
Default Value


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