FIX: Inconsistent data may be received for some converted characters when you use the DB2 provider in a Host Integration Server 2010 environment

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SYMPTOMS

In a Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010 environment, you may encounter inconsistent behavior on byte conversions for some characters when you use the DB2 provider. For example, when the provider converts 0x15 from EBCDIC to ANSI, you may unexpectedly receive 0x3F instead of 0x85 as expected.

Notes
  • This problem occurs when the DB2 provider is called from managed code by using the Microsoft.HostIntegration.MsDb2Client namespace.
  • This problem does not occur when the DB2 provider is called from unmanaged code by using the System.Data.OleDb namespace.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is 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=support
Note 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.

Prerequisites

You must have Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

The 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.

For Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010, 32-bit Edition
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Db2oledb.dll8.5.4379.2632,65626-Sep-201112:04x86
Ipresync.dll8.5.4379.2530,26426-Sep-201112:04x86
Microsoft.hostintegration.msdb2client.dll8.5.4379.2264,08026-Sep-201112:04x86
Msdrda.dll8.5.4379.2989,00826-Sep-201112:04x86
For Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010, 64-bit Edition
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Db2oledb.dll8.5.4379.2878,92826-Sep-201112:08x64
Ipresync.dll8.5.4379.2719,70426-Sep-201112:08x64
Microsoft.hostintegration.msdb2client.dll8.5.4379.2264,08026-Sep-201112:08x86
Msdrda.dll8.5.4379.21,716,56026-Sep-201112:08x64
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent fix that contains these files may also contain additional files.


STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Properties

Article ID: 2622468 - Last Review: October 14, 2011 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010
Keywords: 
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