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Setting universal password through iManager is throwing "NMAS LDAP Transport Error "

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Environment

iManager 2.7.7
eDirectory 8.8.8

Situation

Upgraded from 8.8.7.5 to eDirectory 8.8.8 and now when setting universal password through iManager the error "NMAS LDAP Transport Error " is returned.
The issue is seen in StandAlone iManager and Workstation versions of iManager

Resolution

Run ldapconfig get ldapInterfaces -a admin.novell  (change the user and context to your environment)
The ldapInterfaces are added with ldaps://636 and ldap://389 were previously the ldapInterfaces was empty

Change the ldapInterface to reflect the IP address on the server for each ldap port.
example for on a server with 192.168.0.10 and both 389 and 636 listening
ldapconfig set "ldapInterfaces=ldap://192.168.0.10:389 ldaps://192.168.0.10.636" -a admin.novell

Cause

eDirectory 8.8.8 adds ldapInterfaces of:
ldaps://636
ldap://389
Previously no interface was listed.
The Password Plugin is unable to locate the server when the interface is specified with no IP address

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7014457
  • Creation Date:27-JAN-14
  • Modified Date:27-JAN-14
    • NovellOpen Enterprise Server
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    • NetIQeDirectory

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