Error -779 while setting NMAS password using Novell Identity Manager 3.5

  • 3021723
  • 05-Sep-2007
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell Identity Manager 3.5

Situation

Synchronizing passwords from connected systems, and the server where IDM is installed hold a filtered replica of the user receiving the password change. An IDM trace shows the following error while setting the password on eDirectory:

DirXML Log Event -------------------
Driver: \LAB-TREE\nts\driverset\labdriver
Channel: Publisher
Object: \LAB-TREE\nts\users\user0001 (nts\users\user0001)
Status: Warning
Message: Code(-8021) Unable to set NMAS password, -779 ERR_CANNOT_GO_REMOTE.

Resolution

The filtered replica need to have all the attributes used for setting the NMAS password, as well as the classesndsLoginPropertiesandndsContainerLoginPropertieslisted on the filter for the synchronization to be successful. The attributes needed under the User class for the password to be properly set are:

Private Key
Public Key
SAS:Login Configuration
SAS:Login Configuration Key
SAS:Login Secret
SAS:Login Secret Key
nsimHint
nsimPasswordReminder
nspmAdministratorChangeCount
nspmDistributionPassword
nspmDoNotExpirePassword
nspmPassword
nspmPasswordHistory
nspmPasswordKey
nspmPasswordPolicyDN
nspmPreviousDistributionPassword

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