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.rnd file prevents syncing mobile home directories.

Question asked by aobajapan on Jun 17, 2009
Latest reply on Aug 19, 2011 by MatthewKirkcaldie


.rnd file prevents syncing mobile home directories.

Description of the issue

The same issue as was posted here is happening with me, so I'm posting this to the FileMaker forums:  I have a MacBook with OS X 10.5.6 and Filemaker Pro 10.0v1 (client) installed. I log in with a Open Directory user and it utilizes mobile directories, so my home directory syncs with the server when I shutdown and start up. After installing Filemaker, shutdowns are interrupted with a warning window saying that the /Users//.rnd file was not able to sync. It's because the file is owned and readable only by root:-rw-------   1 root       staff   1024 Jun 12 10:26 .rnd The date reflects the day Filemaker was installed.As with the other post, I had to change permissions/ownership to get past the syncing problem. What is this file for and will it be fixed?