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"Unknown Error 8848" When Trying to Log In to an NDS-based Server

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01 May 2001

If you see "Unknown error 8848" when you're trying to log in as an NDS object, ensure that you are using the VLMs (Virtual Loadable Modules) and that the NDS.VLM is loading. You can check this using:


If it is not loading, check your NET.CFG file to make sure that you do not have an EXCLUDE statement for this VLM. Once you have checked/rectified the problem, reboot the workstation and log in as:

LOGIN .admin.orgname.

* Originally published in Novell AppNotes


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