Thanks for replying. We have set the startAuthoxy.app to be a login item for
each user. The issue seems to be that the startup doesn't complete at login
time. When you go into System Preferences and look at the Authoxy settings it
completes the startup process and then everything works as expected. I suspect
it may be because the users who are not administrators have some managed system
preferences we set from the server.
Are your users using managed preferences or do they have full access to the
On 31/01/2012, at 11:11 AM, Powell, Aaron wrote:
> We ended up making startAuthoxy.app a Login Item for the individual users
> because they are required to authenticate to our proxy server using their AD
> credentials. Not sure if that helps you at all. I’m not an expert on
> Startup Items but could you use a LoginHook to start Authoxy instead? Those
> run as root and shouldn’t give the non-admin users an issue.
> From: Diane Hayes [mailto:diane.ha...@infatech.co.nz]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 6:39 PM
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> Subject: [discuss] Authoxy Issues in a Mac environment
> Hi There,
> We are trialling Authoxy at a local primary school and I am having a few
> issues getting it running properly. I was wondering if you had any ideas on
> what I'm doing wrong.
> The school is running MacBooks and MacBook Pro's with 10.6.8 and Authoxy 3.6.
> We are trying to use it to get around the Proxy issues we are having with
> Google Calendar and when Authoxy runs it works great.
> Some of my teachers are not running administrator accounts and when I put
> startAuthoxy into the startup items and then run it, I get an error stating
> that the user is not permitted to perform that action. When I check in the
> System Preferences Authoxy appears to be running, but isn't working as
> expected. The teachers who are administrators have no problem. Manually
> starting Authoxy after startup works fine.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated. Let me know there are any questions
> about our setup.
> Kind Regards
> Diane Hayes
> Senior Macintosh Network Administrator
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