How to perform a single object DSRepair on eDirectory for Windows

  • 7012883
  • 17-Jul-2013
  • 17-Jul-2013

Environment

NetIQ eDirectory for Windows

Situation

How to perform a single object DSRepair on eDirectory for Windows
No menu option for single object repair
-J ndsrepair switch does not work on Windows dsrepair.dlm
Unable to access eDirectory Maintenance options in iManager or iMonitor

Resolution

Use the following switch in the startup parameters in the DHOST console:
-SO <EID>

Additional Information

Example

Startup parameters showing how to repair a broken object per Item 12 in KB 7002659 - https://www.netiq.com/support/7002659 - on dsrepair for Windows for an EID of 00008056:
-SO 00008056 -SW "Obituary"
Note that nothing will appear to happen (no GUI displayed) so check the log file (C:\Novell\NDS\DIBFiles\DSREPAIR.LOG by default) to ensure that it ran correctly.

 /****************************************************************************/
   Directory Services Repair 20601.07, DS 20601.18
   Log file for server ".FLOYD-NDS.Darkside.THEMOON." in tree "THEMOON"
   Single Object Repair
   Start:  01/03/2013 00:42:59 Local Time

   Repairing single object:

   Object ID: 00008056, CN=SYD000001.OU=Users.O=Darkside.T=THEMOON
   Total Objects = 1, UNKNOWN class objects = 0, Total Values = 26

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