Where does OS X store LDAP and login settings?

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http://www.unix.com – I'm writing scripts to check for compliance with the DISA STIG. Several items refer to manually click-click-clicking to verify settings regarding LDAP or accounts like guest account disabled, "Allow Guests to connect to shared folders", "Display login window as:", "Show input menu in login window", "Show password hints", fast user switching, password hints for each account, etc. Where are these settings kept? Googling turns up a lot of questions, and few responses other than "well, this isn't very well documented". I've tried changing setti (HowTos)