-647 0xFFFFFD79 = ERR_NOT_ROOT_PARTITION

  • 7003114
  • 27-Apr-2009
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell NetWare 4.11
Novell NetWare 5.0
Novell NetWare 5.1

Situation

-647 0xFFFFFD79 = ERR_NOT_ROOT_PARTITION
-647 adding a replica.
Replica stuck in a new state.
Found a server that has a subordinate references of a partition and no other partition resides on the server.

Resolution

On the server that only has a subordinate reference remove the subordinate reference by using the DSREPAIR -XK2 switch. Please see TID #7001592 - Manually Removing All Replicas From a Server; DSREPAIR -XK2 for more information on using this switch.  Then clean up the replica ring.  The replica that is being added will turn on.

Additional Information

Formerly known as TID# 10061610

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