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Calling the SetEntriesInAcl() Function Generates Error Message 87 ("ERROR_INVALID_PARAMETER")
Article ID: 242510
This article was previously published under Q242510
When you call the SetEntriesInAcl function you may receive error message 87 ("ERROR_INVALID_PARAMTER"), even though all the parameters are valid and the function should succeed.
This behavior is caused by a regression introduced in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.
Windows NT Server or Workstation 4.0To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server EditionTo 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:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/152734/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack
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 4.0 Service Pack 6 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 6.