RPC, RAS, PPTP (40-bit) Encryption Added to Windows NT 4.0 French Version

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Article ID: 229647 - View products that this article applies to.
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NOTE: The information in this article applies to the French version%3 of Windows NT 4.0.
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SYMPTOMS

Prior to Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 5, the French versions of the following products did not support encryption:
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 with Remote Access Service (RAS and PPTP)
  • Microsoft Systems Management Server Remote Control (Remote Procedure Call (RPC))
  • Microsoft SQL Server (RPC)
  • Microsoft Exchange Server (RPC)

CAUSE

French law prohibits the supply of products containing encryption capabilities without prior authorization. Microsoft has been granted the right to supply 40-bit encryption for RAS, RPC, and PPTP in Windows NT 4.0.
The following are the binary files affected:
  • Ntlms128.dll
  • Ntlmssps.dll
  • Secur128.dll
  • Security.dll

RESOLUTION

Windows NT Server or Workstation 4.0

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0. 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

Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for 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 Server version 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 6.

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Article ID: 229647 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
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