The first step in successfully resolving eDirectory or NDS schema inconsistencies is to identify which server's schema is incomplete. Viewing the schema can be done using the tools available for download from Novell, such as dsview.nlm which is often included as part of the ds.nlm update files.
After identifying the server with the incomplete schema, determine the course of action to take. The following are three options for resetting a server's schema.
Before performing this operation, do the following:
Make sure all NetWare servers are running eDirectory or NDS v5.95 (or later).
Resolve all communication errors.
Then declare a new epoch on the schema for the eDirectory or NDS tree using DSREPAIR.
Using INSTALL, NWCONFIG, or DSMAINT, do the following steps: