Import not working with CSVDE on WIndows 2003 Server

Posted on 2009-12-18
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I keep receiving a, Add error on line 2: Referral
The server side error is: A referral was returned from the server.",

when I try and import users using CSVDE -i -f c:\mannusers.csv -j c:\

The log file returns:

Connecting to "(null)"
Logging in as current user using SSPI
Importing directory from file "c:\mannusers.csv"
Loading entries
2: CN=Valerie Pigowsky,OU=Mannkraft Users,DC=mannkraftUSA,DC=com
Attribute 0) objectClass: user
Attribute 1) sn: Pigowsky
Attribute 2) givenName: Valerie
Attribute 3) sAMAccountName: vpigowsky

Add error on line 2: Referral
The server side error is "A referral was returned from the server."
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An error has occurred in the program

I cannot pinpoint where the issue relies at.

Thanks for any support
Question by:rbonds
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    Accepted Solution

    Make sure the DN is correct, and then try again

    Author Comment

    How should the DN look and how do I know if it's correct inside the csv file?

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    Author Closing Comment

    DN wasn't correct....I had to append a suffix to the domain name.....

    Thanks a million!

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