How to handle the stdlog error messages: "i18nMsg.c Can't Construct Translator" / "i18nMsg.c Unable to open language library"?

Document ID : KB000008552
Last Modified Date : 31/05/2018
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Customer gets the Secondary Server stdlog file full of the following messages:

10/25 17:38:16.16 <server-name> domsrvr:21           7196 ERROR        i18nMsg.c              382 Can't Construct Translator

10/25 17:38:22.52 <server-name> domsrvr:21           7196 ERROR        i18nMsg.c              490 Unable to open language library


Service Desk Manager 12.9 / 14.1 / 17

The file $NX_ROOT\bin\pdm.dll may be corrupted or missing in the folder on the Secondary Server


Copy the pdm.dll file from a working (Primary or Secondary) Server to the non working Server.

Restart the Service Desk services is NOT REQUIRED

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