IDM Lotus Notes driver intitialization fails with error 41728

  • 7009415
  • 22-Sep-2011
  • 26-Apr-2012


Novell Identity Manager 3.5.1
Novell Identity Manager 3.6.1
Novell Identity Manager 4.0
Novell Identity Manager 4.0.1


During lotus notes driver initialization the remote loader crashes and the RL trace has the following error message

[06/29/11 13:32:39.274]:trace :Remote Interface Driver: Received.
[06/29/11 13:32:39.274]:trace :
<nds dtdversion="3.5" ndsversion="8.x">
    <status event-id="report status" level="fatal" type="remoteloader">Exception caused by DriverShim.init()
java.lang.Exception: Notes initialization failure - err 41728
    at lotus.domino.NotesThread.NnotesInitThread(Native Method)
    at lotus.domino.NotesThread.sinitThread(Unknown Source)
    at com.novell.nds.dirxml.driver.notes.NotesDriverShim.parseConfig(
    at com.novell.nds.dirxml.driver.notes.NotesDriverShim.init(
    at com.novell.nds.dirxml.remote.loader.Driver.startDriver(
    at com.novell.nds.dirxml.remote.loader.Driver.driverStart(
    <init-params event-id="write-state"/>


This issue occurs when there is a mis match in the version of Notes.jar file present in the remote loader lib folder and that provided by the Domino installation/upgrade. Replace the Notes.jar file in the remote loader folder with the version from Domino installation/upgrade.