Can't update schema if zcmSharedSecret already exists

  • 7011939
  • 13-Mar-2013
  • 11-Apr-2013


Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2


If ExtendSchemaForSmartCardConfigureAction fails for any reason, subsequent attempts to run the utility may fail. 
[2012.04.24-11:09:38] FINEST: GET KEY: ExtendSchemaForSmartCardConfigureAction.PROPERTY_EDIR_ADMINDN
VALUE: cn=admin,o=almhult
[2012.04.24-11:09:39] FINEST: Exception trying to extend the schema
LDAPException: Attribute Or Value Exists (20) Attribute Or Value Exists


This is fixed in version 11.2.3a - see KB 7011295 "ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2.3a - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at
Workaround for prior releases:
Using iManager, go to the Schema-->Delete Attribute and delete the zcmSharedSecret attribute.