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Consider the following scenario:
In this scenario, to finish the connection to the server that is running Host Integration Server, you have to type the password for the specified user account in the Microsoft Host Integration Server Logon dialog box every time that the SnaBase process starts.
This problem occurs because the Host Integration Server Configuration Tool tries to validate the user credentials that are specified during the configuration process. If the user credentials cannot be validated, the Host Integration Server Configuration Tool does not encrypt and store the password that the user supplied. This causes the user to have to enter the password for the specified user account every time that the SnaBase process starts. The account validation can fail if the credentials that the user supplied exist in a Windows domain or in a workgroup that is not trusted and where the Host Integration Server client is running.
To resolve this problem, apply this hotfix. After the hotfix is installed, the Host Integration Server Configuration Tool does not try to validate the credentials that the user supplied. The credentials (user name, domain, and password) are stored in the registry for use by the Host Integration Server client. The password is encrypted before it is stored in the registry. Then, the user is no longer prompted to enter the credentials when the user connects to a server that is running Host Integration Server.
Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010
Cumulative update informationThe fix that resolves this problem is included in cumulative update package 8 for Host Integration Server 2010. For more information about how to obtain the cumulative update package, see Cumulative update package 8 for Host Integration Server 2010
Microsoft Host Integration Server 2009
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
PrerequisitesYou must have Microsoft Host Integration Server 2009 installed to apply this hotfix.
Restart informationYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent fix that contains these files may also contain additional files.
Microsoft Host Integration Server 2009 (x32-based)
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Microsoft Host Integration Server 2006A hotfix is currently not available for Microsoft Host Integration Server 2006.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
To configure a Host Integration Server 2009 client to use alternative credentials instead of user credentials that were used to log on, follow these steps:
Article ID: 2297516 - Last Review: September 4, 2013 - Revision: 4.0