migedir fails to migrate nici files

  • 3359256
  • 10-Mar-2008
  • 27-Apr-2012


Novell NetWare 6.5
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2)


While performing a migration of eDirectory using migedir the following error messages are reported:
  • Error: Could not migrate NICI file. Migration cannot proceed. Exiting (nicifk)
  • SERVER: secure copy from NetWare failed rc=35327.


Copy the NFK file from the install NetWare 6.5 CD to sys:\system and rename it to sys:\system\nicifk file and restart the edir migration.

Additional Information

Root Cause
The migration process is attempting to copy the nicifk file from the source server at sys:/system. Upon investigation it was found the file did not exist.