LDAP server not running, err = no such value (-602) in ndsd.log

  • 7004449
  • 16-Sep-2009
  • 08-Nov-2012


Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux
Novell eDirectory 8.8 for Linux
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 2


LDAP Server not running.
"ndstrace -c modules"says nldap running.
"netstat -na | grep 389" or "netstat -na | grep 636"does not show ports open.

/var/opt/novell/eDirectory/log/ndsd.log shows every 2 minutes:

Sep 14 15:45:45  Dynamically upgrading LDAP Group object...
Sep 14 15:45:45  LDAP Group attribute 'LDAP Allow Clear Text Password' not found, installing new default
Sep 14 15:45:45  LDAP Group attribute 'ldapAttributeList' not found, creating default attribute map
Sep 14 15:45:45  Failed to create attribute map in UpgradeExistingLDAPGroup, err = no such value (-602)
Sep 14 15:45:45  UpgradeExistingLDAPGroup failed in UpgradeLDAPGroupObject, err = no such value (-602)


Check the Trustee list of the "LDAP Group" object for this server. The server should be listed as Trustee.
When not, add the server as trustee with supervisor rights to [All Attribute Rights] and [Entry Rights].
Restart ndsd afterwards.