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By Yves Blancquaert

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Posted: 17 Apr 2003

The Problem
I couldn't get LDAP authentication to work.

The Solution
I always use NDS object names in uppercase. When I was creating an authentication profile, you must give the contexts of which users will authenticate from. I did that in lowercase, as is normal for LDAP, but it seems that this doesn't work. After changing everything to uppercase, the authentication profile worked just fine.

The Lesson Learned
Setting the authentication contexts are case-sensitive.

Error Message: error 34 (0x22) failed to convert NDS DN.... 

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