3.3.4.1.8.2 Bad Principal Error

If the client sends a request where all of the following are true:

Or where all of the following are true:

  • The Server element specifies an AD LDS instance.

  • The PartitionDN/AccountDN elements specify a nonexistent principal.

Then the server MUST return a SOAP fault with a ChangePasswordFault fault subcode. The fault detail SHOULD be as specified in the following table.

Field

Value

[Code]

soapenv:Sender

[Subcode]

ChangePasswordFault

[Action]

http://schemas.microsoft.com/2008/1/ActiveDirectory/Data/fault

[Reason]

The operation failed because of a nonexistent principal or a non-user principal.

[Detail]

 <soapenv:Detail>
     <ChangePasswordFault
       xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/2008/1/ActiveDirectory/CustomActions"
       xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
       <ArgumentError xsi:nil="true"></ArgumentError>
       <DirectoryError xsi:nil="true"></DirectoryError>
       <Error>...</Error>
       <ShortError>...</ShortError>
     </ChangePasswordFault>
 </soapenv:Detail>

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