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SNMP Appends Garbage to Data in Response to SNMP Get
Article ID: 182322 - View products that this article applies to.
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The SNMP service may return garbage appended to a Get response. This happens when a SNMP application tries to get the description for the network interface card (NIC).
The NIC is passing back a non-null terminated string. As a result, garbage is appended to the description of the NIC.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/152734/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
Article ID: 182322 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 1.3