NMAS error 1663 while adding the server to the existing TREE

  • 7006767
  • 01-Sep-2010
  • 27-Apr-2012


Novell eDirectory 8.5 for Linux
Novell Modular Authentication Service (NMAS) version 3.0
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux Support Pack 2


NMAS error 1663 in NMAS Server TRACE while adding a OES 2 SP 2 server to the Existing TREE 


  1. Launch ConsoleOne or iManager
  2. Highlight Security Container | Login Policy Properties | General | Login Sequences
  3. Make Defined Login Sequence as NDS and Under Selected Login Methods - NDS
  4. Under Post-Login Selected Methods - None
  5. In Security Container | Authorised Login Methods | Windows Native File Access (Properties)
  6. In General - Modules Provided for this Method
  7. Make sure "Login Method Server Linux" is selected

Additional Information

In NMAS Trace, following errors can be seen:
9: IP client network address
 9: Client can do: 0x7 0x0
 9: Sequence: NDS (AND) LMs 0x7 PLMs 0xC
 9: ERROR: -1663 Client can not do default login sequence "NDS"
 9: ERROR: -1663 CanDo
 9: Failed login delay 3 seconds
 9: Failed login

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