Source:  eDirectory or NDS

Explanation:  A request was received that is invalid or unsupported by the version of eDirectory or NDS (ds.nlm) being used.

WARNING:  Applying all solutions mentioned in this topic could make the problem worse if the actual cause of the problem is not known. Before following a course of action, make sure that you understand the cause of the error and the consequences for the actions suggested.

Possible Cause:  This error can occur during the normal operation of NDS. In this case, the error is considered transitory.

Action:  Try the action again.

Possible Cause:  Continuous occurrences of this error in an eDirectory or NDS background process can indicate an internal fault in eDirectory or NDS (ds.nlm).

Action:  Contact a Novell Support Provider.

Possible Cause:  The server did not understand the request. For example, a client workstation could have sent an incorrect call.

Action:  If a response error is suspected, check for errors on the target server first, and resolve any errors you find.

Possible Cause:  This error could be a response error or could be caused by a non-synchronized schema.

Action:  If a non-synchronized schema is suspected, run the Global Schema Update option in DSREPAIR (NetWare 4.1 or later version).