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In Microsoft Commerce Server 2007, you use the Commerce Server Health Monitoring service to monitor the state of the Commerce Server 2007 Web services. When you try to start the Commerce Server 2007 Health Monitoring Service, you receive a 404 error message.
This problem occurs because the Commerce Server Health Monitoring Service tries to access each Commerce Server 2007 Web service by using the computer name instead of the configured nonsecure host name. However, the computer name may be disabled for the Internet Information Services (IIS) Web site that hosts the Web services.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Commerce Server 2007 service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
PrerequisitesYou must have Commerce Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed to apply this hotfix.
Restart informationYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Registry informationYou have to change the registry after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756After you apply this hotfix, the MOMWebServiceConnectionMode registry entry is created. You can use this registry configuration option to select the name that the Commerce Server 2007 Health Monitor Service uses to connect to the Commerce Server 2007 Web services.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To complete the installation, you must follow these steps:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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