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Unable to start configengine

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Unable to start configengine
Receiving error while trying to start configengine
  File "configengine/sbin/", line 19, in <module>
  File "configengine/lib/configengine/", line 112, in setUpBasics
  File "configengine/lib/configengine/", line 104, in getLocalConfig
  File "common/lib/", line 199, in fromFile
  File "common/lib/", line 51, in readFile
  File "common/lib/", line 45, in readFileObject
  File "lxml.objectify.pyx", line 1834, in lxml.objectify.parse (src/lxml/lxml.objectify.c:18721)
  File "lxml.etree.pyx", line 2698, in lxml.etree.parse (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:49590)
  File "parser.pxi", line 1491, in lxml.etree._parseDocument (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:71205)
  File "parser.pxi", line 1520, in lxml.etree._parseDocumentFromURL (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:71488)
  File "parser.pxi", line 1420, in lxml.etree._parseDocFromFile (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:70583)
  File "parser.pxi", line 975, in lxml.etree._BaseParser._parseDocFromFile (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:67736)
  File "parser.pxi", line 539, in lxml.etree._ParserContext._handleParseResultDoc (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:63820)
  File "parser.pxi", line 625, in lxml.etree._handleParseResult (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:64741)
  File "parser.pxi", line 565, in lxml.etree._raiseParseError (src/lxml/lxml.etree.c:64084)
lxml.etree.XMLSyntaxError: Opening and ending tag mismatch


Verify in /etc/datasync/configengine/configengine.xml there is an open and end to every bracket.
For example: <dn>cn=user,o=novell</dn>
Use the xmllint /etc/datasync/configengine/configengine.xml to verify that the configengine.xml format is proper


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  • Document ID:7015023
  • Creation Date:06-MAY-14
  • Modified Date:06-MAY-14
    • NovellData Synchronizer

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