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migfiles fails because SMDRD will not start

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Novell Open Enterprise Server (Linux based)


Trying to copy files from NetWare NSS volume to a SLES 10 OES 2 NSS volume using migfiles. Found that /etc/init.d/novell-smdrd was not running. When trying to restart it the service would come back as unused.


Found that viewing smdr option through iManager was corrupting the /etc/opt/novell/sms/smdrd.conf file. Replaced the file from a good server and now novell-smdrd will start.


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  • Document ID:7000191
  • Creation Date:23-APR-08
  • Modified Date:30-APR-12
    • NovellOpen Enterprise Server
      Server Consolidation and Migration Utility
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    • NetIQiManager

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