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NCP trustee database will not sync

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Environment


Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux Support Pack 3
Novell Open Enterprise Server 11 (OES 11) Linux

Situation

ncpcon nss verify=<volumename> returns inconsistencies between NSS trustees and NCP trustees.

Resolution

These reported errors are cosmetic and don't affect the actual trustee being enforced.  It has been fixed but is not yet in the patch channel.  If you are interested in applying this fix on top of the OES2SP3 July 2012 maintenance update, please contact Novell Support. 

Cause

There are 3 cases that were not being handled properly.
1. Any directory names in the trustee path or eDirectory users or groups with special characters will show differences.  Special characters would include "&" and apostrophe's " ' "
NCP maps these as &amp; and &apos; which will be shown in the ncpcon nss verify output.
2. Any trustee assignments which don't have any rights assigned.
3. Any trustee assignments still there for deleted users.  These will show up in the verify log as "Unknown(21350"

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  • Document ID:7010684
  • Creation Date:24-AUG-12
  • Modified Date:24-AUG-12
    • NovellOpen Enterprise Server

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