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dspluginhelperd(8)        BSD System Manager's Manual       dspluginhelperd(8)

     dspluginhelperd -- support daemon for legacy DirectoryService plugins

     dspluginhelperd [-v]

     DirectoryService has been replaced by opendirectoryd(8).  dspluginhelperd provides support for 3rd
     party DirectoryService plugins.

     More information can be accessed from the Darwin Open Directory Page:

     The options are as follows:

     -v       Display the release version.

     See odutil(1) for information on enabling debug logging and various other options introspection of

     Error codes are available using dserr(1) or from framework headers <DirectoryService/DirService-
     Types.h>.  DirectoryService.framework is deprecated as of 10.6 and OpenDirectory.framework should be
     used instead.

     The source code for dspluginhelperd is available as part of Apple's Darwin open source initiative.
     dspluginhelperd is part of the DirectoryService project.  More information on Darwin may be found on
     the Web at


     DirectoryService API and Plug-in API are documented at


     The headers for the deprecated DirectoryService APIs can also be found in the following location:


     /Library/DirectoryServices/PlugIns     location of third party plugins

     opendirectoryd(8), odutil(1), DirectoryServiceAttributes(7), dscl(1), dsmemberutil(1), dscacheutil(1),
     dseditgroup(8), dsenableroot(8), dserr(8), pwpolicy(8)

MacOSX                           Jun 23, 2010                           MacOSX

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