Applying eDirectory 8.8.8 Patch 8 or 9.0.1 results in -770 errors in synchronization

  • 7017917
  • 04-Aug-2016
  • 06-Aug-2016


NetIQ eDirectory 9.0 SP1
NetIQ eDirectory 8.8 SP8 Patch 8


Upon applying the patches above the following may be seen in ndstrace:

SYNC: [2016/07/15 11:04:50.55]  **Processing incoming value for attribute .Transitive Vector.[Attribute Definitions].[Schema Root]
RECM: [2016/07/15 11:04:50.55] SMI Error Code = failed, 49213 (0xc03d)
SKLK: [2016/07/15 11:04:50.58] Sync - Process: End Update failed, no transaction is active (-770).

The issue is seen only if the following conditions are met:
1, The outbounding server that is patched only has subrefs of partitions holding the the ncp servers it is sending to.
2. The NCP server objects are located in different partitions.


This issue has been resolved with a Hot Patch for both 888 Patch 8 and 9.0 SP1.  They can be found at