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DSfW: ndsd crashes in with empty SID in ldapsearch

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Novell Open Enterprise Server 11SP1 (OES11SP1)
Domain Services for Windows
November 2013 Maintenance Patch


ndsd crashes in with empty SID in ldapsearch
After applying the November 2013 Maintenance Patch, ndsd crashes


Contact Support for the fix until it is released in a Maintenance Patch.


A ldap request with the base being a Security ID is the cause of the issue.
The request is usually coming from an application.
The search request looks something like this:
ldapsearch -Y EXTERNAL -b "<SID=>" -s base dn


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  • Document ID:7014409
  • Creation Date:14-JAN-14
  • Modified Date:14-JAN-14
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