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BES problem : re-adding a user deleted before

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Just deleted a user from our BES which is connected to Lotus Notes server.
When I tried to re-add this user I got this message:
"User xxxx is in delete pending state in server xxxx. Please recover the user before adding user to the server"

How can I solve tis?
Thanks
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by:brwwiggins
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hmm, haven't seen that one. Do you still see the name in the enterprise manager client?
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by:JRIB
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No. It is not there or at least is not visble.
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Did you check the Notes DB that contains the user list ?

Does it show up in the pending delete column in the BES manager ?

I hope this helps !
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You can try deleting their profile from the database. With your notes client go to File->database->open, select your BES server then open BES\BlackberryProfiles.nsf

Find the name in question..double click on it and then on that form should either be a link or info regarding the user's state database. You'll want to delete their state database off the server.

Then you can delete their entry from the blackberryprofiles.nsf database
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sorry, same thing sysexpert was getting at.

I need to learn to refresh the page before I post :)
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Well, I tried to open the the bbprofile.nsf and I got this:
- if I open it as administrator, I can see nothing
- if I open it as the deleted user, I can see the user but I'm not allowed to delete it.

It seems to be an authorization problem.
How can I solve this?
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by:JRIB
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I was able to solve this.
I stopped Notes console, open the blackberrysprofile.nsf, as you mentioned, with administrator rights and I was able to see the users.
Deleted the "bad guy" and that was it!
Thanks guys.
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