Agent login fails through the Middle Tier when Universal Password is set.

  • 3559047
  • 16-Apr-2007
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management on Linux Support Pack 1 - ZDML7 SP1 Middle Tier
Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management - ZDM7 Middle Tier
Novell NetWare 6.5

Situation

If Universal Password is enabled and the Middle Tier's search context is set to the user's parent container then authentication fails.

Resolution

Fixed in ZENworks 7 Desktop Management Service Pack 1 Interim Release 3a, available at Novell Downloads

Additional Information

STEPS TO REPRODUCE:
1) Create a user and ensure that a Universal Password policy is in effect.

2) Within the nsadmin utility ensure the Universal Password check box is ticked.
3) Specify the parent container of the user within the Authentication Domains section of nsadmin.
4) Restart the server
5) Attempt to Login.

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