Where is the eDirectory service on windows?

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  • 14-Aug-2009
  • 26-Apr-2012


Novell eDirectory 8.8 for Windows 2008
Novell eDirectory 8.8 for Windows 2003


After upgrading or installing eDirectory 8.8.5 on windows there is no service named Novell or NDS or eDirectory for eDirectory under the 'Services' management console (Start: Run: services.msc).  In previous versions of eDirectory this


The eDirectory service name on windows now starts with a reference to the architecture of the system.  For 32-bit systems this prefix is 'x86' and for 64-bit systems the prefix is 'x64'  As a result the service that would have been named:

NDS Server...

is now named:

x86 NDS Server...
x64 NDS Server...


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