Error code: 0xfffffec1 changing password after upgrade to Client for OES 2 SP4 (IR9)

  • 7023235
  • 01-Aug-2018
  • 05-Sep-2018

Environment

Client for Open Enterprise Server 2 SP 4 (IR9)

Situation

When trying to change the password from the client, an error is reported:

Attempt to change password for server TREE_NAME failed. Error code: 0xfffffec1

Resolution

Fixed in Client for Open Enterprise Server 2 SP4 (IR10) and later.

Cause

There is a mismatch in the cryptographic negotiation between Client for OES 2 SP4 (IR9) and eDir 9.x

fffffec1

Additional Information

This error will appear if the change password request is sent to an OES 2018 server holding a R/W replica. If the request is sent to an OES 2015 SP1 server, the password is changed, and no error is displayed.

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