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3110224 - The directory datatype cannot be converted to or from a native DS datatype error editing AD account

Symptom

  • When trying to add or change an AD service account that is being used with the BI product receive an error and the account cannot be edited
  • "The directory datatype cannot be converted to or from a native DS datatype"


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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x (all versions all patches) 
  • Windows Active Directory all supported versions

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2

Keywords

modify service account service principal names  , KBA , BI-BIP-AUT , Authentication, ActiveDirectory, LDAP, SSO, Vintela , Problem

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