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Error on an cancel when authentication is done with an NMAS method.

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Novell NetWare 6
Novell NetWare 5.1
Novell Modular Authentication Service (NMAS) 2.2
Novell Modular Authentication Service (NMAS) 2.1
Nmas Error handling


Error on an cancel when authentication is done with an NMAS method.
NMAS Login Failed Return Code: -1642
Login Failed
Internal error 0xFFFFFF996
Internal error 0xFFFFFF974


Fixed in the Novell Client 4.9 SP2 for Windows NT/2000/XP.

Additional Information

This problem is seen with the following methods:
NDS, Simple Password, Enhanced Password, Advanced x.509 and the Universal Smart Card method
Steps to duplicate:

On the Novell Login screen select an NMAS method and specify the name of the user to authenticate with.
Hit ok to get to the password screen or pin question.
Hit Cancel.
Error message will show
Formerly known as TID# 10089052


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  • Document ID:7011586
  • Creation Date:07-JAN-13
  • Modified Date:07-JAN-13
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