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Unable to create a new domain on SLES, error 0x8209

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Novell GroupWise 8
Novell GroupWise 7
Novell Open Enterprise Server (Linux based)
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Support Pack 1
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Support Pack 2
Novell ConsoleOne 1.3.6 (running on SLES/SLED)


During installation you receive the following error:
An error occurred modifying an attribute value. Path not found (0x8209)

ConsoleOne is running on Linux
Primary domain is connected via a SAMBA, WINS, NFS or NCP share.


Check the name of the directory wpoffice. This should be written in lower-case.
The same for the files ending with .dc and wpoffice/ngwguard.dc.


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  • Document ID:7002675
  • Creation Date:18-FEB-09
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • NovellGroupWise
      Open Enterprise Server
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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