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AssertionException in IBM Connections

We had an odd scenario with a Novell directory, where the uid attribute was mapped in another attribute.  To support this scenario first we had to modify wimconfig.xml into WebSphere configuration to expose uid as another attribute (edit under <config:attributeConfiguration> )

 <config:attributeConfiguration>
  <config:attributes name="customUid" propertyName="uid">
  <config:entityTypes>PersonAccount</config:entityTypes>
  </config:attributes>
</config:attributeConfiguration>

then after mapping in TDI scripts, into map_db_from_source.properties the following,
guid=customUid
uid=customUid

we noticed that every user trying to accessing got an exception like this one

AssertionException: Unsupported access by user with no profile: cn=FRANCESCO DE COLLIBUS,ou=users,dc=test,dc=com

Making the SQL query

db2
connect to PEOPLEDB
select * from EMPINST.EMPLOYEE where PROF_SURNAME like '%De Collibus%'
my record in database…

ADMU3011E when deploying Cognos in Connections 4.5

I had a cognos for connections 4.5 to deploy, and I keep getting error. cognos_server was unable to start with WAS error into cognos-configure.log

ADMU0116I: Tool information is being logged in file
           /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/CognosProfile/logs/cognos_server/startServer.log
ADMU0128I: Starting tool with the CognosProfile profile
ADMU3100I: Reading configuration for server: cognos_server
ADMU3200I: Server launched. Waiting for initialization status.
ADMU3011E: Server launched but failed initialization. Server logs,
           startServer.log, and other log files under
           /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/CognosProfile/logs/cognos_server
           should contain failure information.
Waiting for Cognos services started.

I noticed that i left populated this variable also on linux

# The following property is only required for Windows systems.
# The fully qualified host name of this Application Server
# Example: host.example.com
was.fqdn.hostname=cognosnod…