eDirectory 8.8 install on Windows 2008 fails with a Timeout Error.
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received was: "The product installation has timed out waiting for
DHost.exe to complete its task.". Please view C:\Novell\NDS\DSInstall.log
for more detailed information. The eDirectory installation will now be
The install will complete successfully once port 524 is opened both directions.
Another option is to turn off the Firewall altogether. To do this:
1- Access the Firewall under control panel. It may show that the public and private profiles are turned off. If not turn them to off.
2- Click on Advanced Settings and there will be three Firewall profiles shown:
1- Domain Profile
2- Public Profile
3- Private Profile
Make sure all three of these profiles are turned off. Most likely the Domain Profile will still be on. To turn off the Domain Profile you will have to click the "Windows Firewall Properties" link. Once all three profiles are off the install should complete.
In the future, if the Firewall needs to be turned on, make sure to allow ports 524, 636, 389, and 427 in order for proper communication to take place.
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- Document ID:7006235
- Creation Date:07-JUN-10
- Modified Date:27-APR-12
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