Home Directories incorrectly created for pre-existing users (NETIQKB71448)

  • 7771448
  • 28-Jan-2009
  • 17-Mar-2009


Directory and Resource Administrator 8.1 SP2


Hotfix Placeholder KB to address Home Dir. issues on 8.1 SP2

Home Directories not being created, name listed twice in some cases


NetIQ Directory and Resource Administrator and Exchange Administrator version 8.1 Service Pack 2 Hotfix 71448

This hotfix for the Directory and Resource Administrator product (DRA) and the Exchange Administrator product (ExA) resolves specific previous issues. This document outlines why you should install this hotfix and identifies files modified by the hotfix. We assume you are familiar with previous versions of this product.

Hotfix 71448 resolves an issue where home directories are not created correctly when a new user is created or when an existing user is modified by using the Account and Resource management console, the Delegation and configuration console, or the command-line interface (CLI). (ENG258743, ENG259837)

Note: You need to install DRA 8.1 Service Pack 2 before installing Hotfix 71448.
To install this hotfix, run the DRA8102_Hotfix71448.msi file on each Administration server computer.

Hotfix 71448 modifies the McsHomeShareTriggers.dll (Build Number 321) file on each computer where you installed an Administration server. By default, this file is located in the Program Files\NetIQ\DRA folder.

For more information, see NetIQ Knowledge Base Article NETIQKB71448, available at https://support.netiq.com/dra, or contact Technical Support at www.netiq.com/support.


Home Directory creation post-DRA 8.1 SP2 had minor code changes which effected functionality.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB71448