I install OES in an 8.7 Nds Tree.
When I start namcd I get :

May 10 10:46:06 SRVLIN04 /usr/sbin/namcd[17613]: Starting namcd..
May 10 10:46:06 SRVLIN04 /usr/sbin/namcd[17613]: namcd populating the user
hash tables
May 10 10:46:06 SRVLIN04 /usr/sbin/namcd[17613]: Failed to populate user
hash tables fro
m file, namcd populating the hash tables from eDir
May 10 10:46:06 SRVLIN04 /usr/sbin/namcd[17613]: No user entries in e-Dir
May 10 10:46:06 SRVLIN04 /usr/sbin/namcd[17613]: namcd populating group
hash tables
May 10 10:46:06 SRVLIN04 /usr/sbin/namcd[17613]: Populating group hash from
file failed,
namcd populating group hash tables from eDir
May 10 10:46:06 SRVLIN04 /usr/sbin/namcd[17613]: No group entries in e-Dir
May 10 10:46:06 SRVLIN04 /usr/sbin/namcd[17613]: namcd Populated hash tables
May 10 10:46:06 SRVLIN04 /usr/sbin/namcd[17613]: Created all the threads

Thanks
Bernd van Hauten