Domain Accepts Blank Server Name When Adding File Server for Macintosh

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When you add a File Server for Macintosh (FSM) to a Windows 2000-based domain, and you type only some spaces in the server name box and then click Apply, the domain accepts the blank server name.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.


Article ID: 289199 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 2.2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
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