Zimbra LDAP error, Unable to determine enabled services: Cache is out of date or doesn't exist
Posted by rbTech Staff, Last modified by rbTech Staff on 28 May 2013 11:27 AM

Zimbra is very picky about certificates, and sometimes if a certificate expires it will stop working correctly and refuse to restart with a fairly unhelpful and generic error:


Unable to determine enabled services: Cache is out of date or doesn't exist

This can be diagnosed and worked around quickly by running the following as the Zimbra user:
$ zmlocalconfig -s ssl_allow_untrusted_certs
If this shows false, then you can enable untrusted certs to get the server running quickly, and from there you have a running server that you can take remediation steps for:
$ zmlocalconfig -e ssl_allow_untrusted_certs=true; zmcontrol restart

The issue is almost always that the 3rd party cert expired, or a new cert was incorrectly installed.


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Comments (6)
07 April 2015 12:41 AM
you're the best man .. thank you !
24 September 2015 01:23 AM
Does not work... at Setember 2015. zimbra 8.6.0
Moustaffa Honine
22 March 2016 02:52 AM
Thank You Very Much .... Worked At 22/03/2016
08 April 2016 01:10 PM
Hey man!
Thank you so much!
Olivier metching
24 December 2016 09:15 AM
Hey man
your the best, you save me life. it's worked perfect
17 May 2018 08:53 AM
And is this the only reason behind this error?

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