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Finding the eDirectory Patch Version in Windows

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By Mada Sailaja

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Posted: 13 Sep 2006


We cannot find out the eDirectory patch version from Add/Remove programs in Windows.


The steps to find out eDirectory Patch version in Windows are as follows:

1. Go to Start -> Run and then type "regedit".

Figure 1: Regedit

2. Go to the NDS folder, which is in
My Computer -> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> SOFTWARE -> Novell -> NDS

Figure 2: Finding the NDS folder

3. Click on the PatchVersion file, under the NDS folder.

Figure 3: Finding the PatchVersion file

The setup for this solution:

  • Operating System - Windows 2k3 SP1
  • eDirectory version - eDirectory 8.7.3 base version, with any Interim Release Patch (IR4,IR5 .. IR8) applied

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