Unable to manage cluster through iManager

  • 3900029
  • 13-Sep-2006
  • 03-Feb-2015


Novell Open Enterprise Server (Linux based)
Novell Cluster Services
Novell iManager
Novell iManager Cluster Plug-ins


Unable to manage Novell Cluster Services through iManager
Error: File Protocol Error occurred: cannot open the NCS version file on the selected cluster. The Cluster software may not be running on this server.
When accessing cluster management through iManagert the following errors are shown in /var/log/messages :
/usr/sbin/namcd[6708]: ldap_initconn: Unable to bind to alternative LDAP servers either.
/usr/sbin/namcd[6708]: ldap_initconn: LDAP bind failed, trying to connect to alternative LDAP


The ldapproxy user being used for Linux User Management had an incorrect password set in eDirecotry.
1. Change the password for the ldapproxy user (See KB 7000340)
2. Restart namcd (rcnamcd restart)
3. Restart openwebm (rcowcimomd restart)