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Replicating VMware Horizon View Connection server fails with the error: Insufficient attributes were given to create an object (2091974)

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  • Replicating Connection server from one server to any other servers in the replicated group fails
  • Cannot replicate successfully from a Connection server to any other Connection servers in the replicated group
  • When you run this command, it results in an LDAP error:

    repadmin.exe /showrepl localhost:389 DC=vdi,DC=vmware,DC=int

  • You see an LDAP error similar to:

    DsReplicaSync() failed with the status 8606 (0x219e)
    Insufficient attributes where give to create an object. This object may not exist because it may have been deleted and already garbage collected.


To resolve the issue, uninstall and re-install the connection server on which replication is failing:
Note: Before removing any software, take a complete backup of the ADAM Database. For more information, see Performing an end-to-end backup and restore for View Manager (1008046).
To uninstall the the connection server on which replication is failing: undefined undefined
  1. Remove the Connection server and AD LDS Instance VMwareVDMDS software:

    1. Navigate to Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a program.
    2. Uninstall the VMware View Connection Server software.
    3. Uninstall the AD LDS Instance VMwareVDMDS software.
    4. Reboot if required.

  2. Remove the ADAM role:

    1. Navigate to Administrative Tools > Server Manager > Roles.
    2. Click Remove Roles.
    3. Click Next.
    4. Deselect Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services.
    5. Click Next until you reach Finish.
    6. Reboot if required.

  3. Remove the Connection server machine that does not replicate from the View Administrator console of the other Connection Servers. In a command prompt window on the other Connection server machines, run this command:

    vdmadmin.exe -S -r -s old_connection_server_name
To re-install the connection server on which replication is failing:
  1. Reinstall the Connection Server software (select the Replica server option) on the affected Connection server machine.
  2. After the machine is installed, verify that replication works successfully using the repadmin.exe command. For example:

    repadmin.exe /showrepl localhost:389 DC=vdi,DC=vmware,DC=int

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