Unable to LUM add/modify 'adminuser'

  • 7005556
  • 29-Mar-2010
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux Support Pack 2

Situation

Unable to LUM add/modify 'adminuser' error occurred during Saving Linux User Management Configuration from Yast | Open Enterprise Server | OES Install and Configuration | Accept | Linux User Management

Resolution

Ensure that time synchronization is working properly.
Ensure the UniqueID and CommonName have the same value and case sensitivity.
Change the UniqueID (UID) to match the CommonName or change the CommonName to match the UniqueID (UID)

Additional Information

The server's /var/log/YaST2/y2log will reveal this error in more detail.
grep "NovellLum" y2log would show an example of this extract:

........ [YCP] NovellLum.ycp:1616 NovellLum:execute command: namusermod -a 'cn=adminuser,o=novell' -g 'cn=admingroup,o=novell' 'cn=adminuser,o=novell'
........ [YCP] NovellLum.ycp:1631 NovellLum:namusermod failed: 1. stdout: Object has different values for UniqueID and CommonName

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