Migration Changes NetWare Accounts Expiration Date

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SYMPTOMS

Novell NetWare accounts with an expiration date January 1, 2000, or later are migrated to Windows NT with the incorrect expiration date.

RESOLUTION

Windows NT 4.0

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

The English version of this post-SP3 hotfix has been posted to the following Internet locations.

http://www.microsoft.com/ntserver/nts/downloads/archive/NT4y2kpostSP3/default.asp
ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/bussys/winnt/winnt-public/fixes/usa/NT40/hotfixes-postSP3/y2k2-fix/

Windows NT 3.51

A supported fix that corrects this problem is now available from Microsoft, but has not been fully regression-tested and should be applied only to systems experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem immediately, download the fix as described below. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information on support costs, please go to the following address on the World Wide Web:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;CNTACTMS
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:

   Date      Time                 Size    File Name     Platform
   -------------------------------------------------------------
   09/21/98  07:34p               198,208 Nwconv.exe    (x86)
   09/21/98  07:34p               319,248 Nwconv.exe    (Alpha)
				
NOTE: Y2k351-i.exe and Y2k351-a.exe were updated on November 5, 1998.

This hotfix has been posted to the following Internet location as Y2k351-i.exe (x86) and Y2k351-a.exe (Alpha):

ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/bussys/winnt/winnt-public/fixes/usa/NT351/hotfixes-postSP5/y2k-fix/

STATUS

Windows NT 4.0

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.

Windows NT 3.51

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT versions 3.51.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information on what is fixed in Y2K2-fix, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

175093 User Manager Does Not Recognize February 2000 As a Leap Year
183123 Find Files Displays Garbled Date if Year is 2000 or Greater
183125 Shell Doc Property Dialog Custom Date Incorrect after Year 2000
184132 Err Msg: Value Entered Does Not Match with the Specified Type
186669 FPNW Logout.exe Incorrectly Reports Year After Jan. 1, 2000
191768 Date of Print Job May Be Displayed Incorrectly in Print Queue
193056 Problems in Date/Time after Choosing February 29 in a Leap Year
194726 FPNW Client Does Not Get Correct Time or Date After Y2K
207799 IBM PS/1 will not Boot on or After January 1, 2000
216916 NTBACKUP Writes Incorrect Year to Log File

Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition

For information on the Y2K2-fix for Windows NT 4.0, Terminal Server Edition, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
196548 Y2K Update for Windows NT 4.0, Terminal Server Edition

Properties

Article ID: 193434 - Last Review: October 10, 2013 - Revision: 2.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.51
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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