Log Logical Record Request May Be Sent to Wrong Server

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SYMPTOMS

When running an application on a Windows NT computer with Client Services for NetWare (CSNW) or Gateway Services for NetWare (GSNW) installed, the NetWare API Log Logical Record may be sent to the wrong server. This could result in either an error being returned from the server or successful log logical record being sent to an invalid server.

CAUSE

In CSNW and GSNW, the log request is sent to the client's preferred server, or to the primary server if a preferred server has not been configured. If neither of these servers is available at the time of the request, the client software will try to locate a new server to make the request to. Thus, if the client is running an application that requests a log logical record against any server other than the preferred or primary, it may send the request to an invalid server.

RESOLUTION

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:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

NOTE: This hotfix supersedes the fix referred to in the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

ARTICLE-ID: 185142
TITLE : NetWare API Log Logical Record may Incorrectly Succeed

STATUS

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.

Properties

Article ID: 185137 - Last Review: October 7, 2013 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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