IPA migrate-ds command fails with error 4001

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In some conditions, the ipa migrate-ds command may fail with error number 4001:

ipa: ERROR: Container for user not found

Or with debug:

ipa: DEBUG: Caught fault 4001 from server https://ipaserver1.example.com/ipa/xml: Container for user not found


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.2 (Santiago)
    Linux ipaserver1.example.com 2.6.32-220.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Nov 9 08:03:13 EST 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
  • Identity Management in RHEL, one IPA server, one IPA client

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