Error: -1652 in NMAS trace for Secure Workstation method

  • 3002420
  • 04-Jan-2007
  • 14-Jan-2014


Novell eDirectory for NetWare 6.5
Novell eDirectory 8.8 for NetWare 6.5
Novell Modular Authentication Service (NMAS) version 3.1.0
Novell SecureLogin 3.51.0 SecureWorkstation
Novell SecureLogin 6.0 SecureWorkstation
Security Support Pack 201 - SSP201.TGZ


Novell Secure Workstation no longer working after upgrading NMAS from 2.x to 3.1.
The following errors can be observed in a NMAS trace when the Secure Workstation method is part of a login sequence:
ERROR: -1652 decodeVerifyModule Invalid flags Method ID 0x10 NOT LOADED
ERROR: -1652 processModule: Decode and Verify Module
ERROR: -1652 processModule: Failed for module Secure Workstation
ERROR: -1652 processloginSequence: Invalid sequence NDS with Secure Workstation
processLoginSeqMethods: AND sequence has invalid login method Secure Workstation


This has been resolved in NMAS 3.1.1 or greater.
The NMAS, NICI, PKI and NTLS updates have been rolled into the latest eDirectory Support Packs.
Please go to and perform a search on eDirectory 8.8 SP5 or later.