nothing provides perl-ldap needed by pattern:Novell_GroupWise_Mobility_Service

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  • 02-May-2014
  • 02-May-2014


Novell GroupWise Mobility Service
Novell Data Synchronizer Mobility Pack


Dependency errors during Mobility Service Installation.
perl-ldap package dependency or dependencies error.
The following error is displayed during the install:
nothing provides perl-ldap needed by pattern:Novell_GroupWise_Mobility_Service-2.0.0.x86_64

Conflict Resolution:
do not install pattern:Novell_GroupWise_Mobility_Service-2.0.0.x86_64
break Novell_GroupWise_Mobility_Service-2.0.0.x86_64 by ignoring some of its dependencies


The perl-ldap package should be available from the SLES11 DVD.

It is possible the server is unable to see the SLES 11 DVD. Verify the SLES 11 Repository information is proper:
YaST2 | Software | Software Repositories, verify the SLES 11 repository is Enabled and accessible.
See TID 7014489 - How to add SLES repository on SLES server for more details.

This package can also be installed manually, select one of the following options:
  • Option 1: Using zypper, from a terminal window:
    zypper in perl-ldap

  • Option 2: Using yast, from a terminal window:
    yast -i perl-ldap

  • Option 3: YaST2 | Software | Software Management by searching for perl-ldap