IIS 4.0 with Multiple Certificates May Return Error

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Symptoms

When you are using a 40-bit browser and try to connect to a 128- bit Internet Information Server (IIS) 4.0 computer using a secured connection, you may receive the following error instead of the 403.5 Forbidden SSL 128 required error message:
The server has received bad data from client

Cause

This problem occurs only if there are multiple certificates installed on the server. Schannel.dll does not handle multiple certificates correctly.

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

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: 185219 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 6.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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