Unable to add or view trustee through Windows explorer

  • 3012136
  • 02-Oct-2006
  • 27-Apr-2012


Novell Client for Windows 2000/XP/2003 4.91 Support Pack 2
Novell NetWare 6.5
Novell NetWare 6.0

Traditional Volumes


- Trustees are set but are not viewable through Windows Explorer
- Unable to add trustee to volume or directory through Windows Explorer

When adding a trustee on a NetWare traditional volume through Windows explorer receive error:
"Failed to add trustee . You might now have sufficient rights. Continue adding?"

Logged in with administrator rights.
Same problem doesn't exist when adding trustee on a NSS volume.


This is addressed with NCP.NLM dated Feb 8th 2006 or later

This NLM can be obtained from;

Perform a search on NCP.NLM

Additional Information

This only affects Traditional volumes on NetWare. NSS volumes do not demonstrate the same issue.

LAN trace shows the server return with:
Completion Code: 155 (0x899b), Bad directory handle