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FIX: An application that uses a Host File Provider may not always log on to IBM host systems when mixed-case passwords are used
Article ID: 2674484 - View products that this article applies to.
You use a mixed-case password in an application to connect to an IBM host system in a Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010 environment. When you try to connect by using one of the following Host File Providers, the log on try may fail:
This issue occurs because the Host File Provider incorrectly changes mixed-case passwords into uppercase passwords before the Host File Provider sends the password to the IBM host system.
Hotfix informationThe hotfix that resolves this issue is included in cumulative update package 3 for Host Integration Server 2010.
For more information about how to obtain the cumulative update package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2654652/ )Cumulative update package 3 for Host Integration Server 2010
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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