Replica is stuck in a New state

  • 7003146
  • 28-Apr-2009
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell NetWare 4.11
Support Pack 8a
Novell NetWare 5.x
Novell Directory Services 8

Situation

Replica is stuck in a New state
Unable to put RW replica on a NetWare 5.1 server

Resolution

1)  First try running a repair on the server receiving the new replica and on the server with the Master replica of the same partition  Load DSREPAIR | Advanced Options | Repair local database | Set "Check local references" and "Rebuild Operational Schema" to Yes.  If this doesn't help, proceed with the next recommendation. 2)  Run DSREPAIR -XK2 on NW 5.1 to delete replicas from the server. (See TID7003126 for important information on the -XK2 procedure)  Remove the server from the replica ring.  Apply latest support pack on NW 5.1 server. Execute replica operation again.

Additional Information

It appears to be a schema problem on NW 5.1 running DS.NLM version 8.38
Formerly known as TID# 10052179

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