1. For MAC 10.5 Go to Applications>Utilities>Directory Access
If the lock icon is locked, click it and type the name and password of an administrator.
For MAC 10.6 and above, go to Macintosh HD> System> Library> Core services> Directory
2. Select Active Directory in the list of services, then click Configure.
3. Click Unbind, then authenticate as a user who has rights to terminate a connection to the
Active Directory domain and click OK.
4. If you see an alert saying the credentials weren’t accepted or the computer can’t contact Active
Directory, you can click Force Unbind to forcibly break the connection.
5. If you forcibly unbind, Active Directory will still contain a computer record for this computer.
You should notify the Active Directory administrator so the administrator knows to remove the
6. In the Services pane, deselect Active Directory’s Enable setting, then click Apply.
8. Double click to open the Directory Access
9. Click the lock to make changes and the following screen will appear
10. Type in your user name to log in and the following screen will appear.
11. Choose services tab and choose Active directory option and choose configure.
12. Hit Apply.
13. Choose unbind from the following screen.
14. Type in the user ID and password (type the old password) and click OK.
15. From the following screen choose the BIND option
16. When you choose bind the following screen pops up.
17. Type in the user name and password and click OK. And password would now be
synchronized and the following screen would appear
18. Click ok to end the process.