Icons not showing up in the Dhost console of a 64bit eDirectory 885 server

  • 7007150
  • 04-Nov-2010
  • 26-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell eDirectory 8.8 for Linux 64bit
Dhost Console ( Also referred to as iConsole )

Situation

 What Changed:
 
 Updated from eDirectory 8.8.2_32bit to eDirectory 8.8.5_64bit.  In this particular situation the eDirectory configuration was in a custom location.  The var directory was located at /var/opt/novell/eDirectory/data/data instead of /var/opt/novell/eDirectory/data.  Could not duplicate the issue, but in this case there was an easy fix.
 
Cause:  
 
/var/opt/novell/eDirectory/data/nds-http/inconsole is a symlink to iconsole -> /opt/novell/eDirectory/lib64/nds-modules/nds-http/iconsole  At least it should be on a 64 bit eDirectory box.  In this case it was pointing to the old 32bit location of iconsole -> /opt/novell/eDirectory/lib/nds-modules/nds-http/iconsole
 

Resolution

Remove existing symlink and create a new one to point to the correct 64bit location:
 
ln -s /opt/novell/eDirectory/lib64/nds-modules/nds-http/iconsole/ /var/opt/novell/eDirectory/data/nds-http/iconsole

Additional Information

Screenshot demonstrating the problem (missing icons):
 
 
 
Screenshot demonstrating how icons should look:
 
 
 
 

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