Profile deployment fails during CMM failover, 'LDAP BIND failure' Error - IBM Servers


RETAIN tip: H207268


If users initiate a profile deployment during a Chassis Management Module (CMM) failover condition, the root of trust that the Integrated Management Modules (IMMs) use to authenticate with IBM Flex System Manager (FSM) Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) to acquire their profile is offline temporarily and deployment will fail with 'LDAP BIND failure' error.

Affected configurations

The system is configured with at least one of the following:

  • FSM - Configuration Patterns, version 1.2.0, any version

This tip is not system specific.

This tip is not option specific.

Note: This does not imply that the network operating system will work under all combinations of hardware and software.

Please see the compatibility page for more information:


The fix was distributed as part of FSM 1.3.0 (GA4)

The file is available by selecting the appropriate Product Group, type of System, Product name, Product machine type, and Operating system on IBM Support's Fix Central web page, at the following URL:


Wait for the CMM failover to complete and then execute re-deployment.

Applicable countries and regions


Document id:  MIGR-5092271
Last modified:  2013-10-18
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