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Microsoft has adopted a standardized naming schema for all hotfix packages (patch or update) for Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server that are created and distributed by Microsoft. The new naming schema goes into effect for ISA Server hotfix packages as of June, 2003. This article contains information about the new standardized naming schema for ISA Server hotfix packages.
An ISA Server hotfix is an executable (.exe) file that contains one or more system files that you can apply to ISA Server to correct a specific problem. Hotfixes are distributed by Microsoft Product Support Services (PSS) to customers who are severely affected by a specific problem. Updates that are publicly available are hotfixes that Microsoft recommends for all customers. You can obtain these updates from the Microsoft Office Download Center Web site, the Microsoft Download Center, or from other Microsoft Web sites.
Microsoft has adopted the new naming schema for ISA Server hotfix packages for the following reasons:
New Schema for Naming ISA Server Hotfix and Patch PackagesISA Server hotfix packages are named by using the following schema:
ProductName-KBArticleNumber-x86.exeThis is an example of a hotfix package under the new naming schema:
ISA2000-KB123456-x86.exeThe following list provides information about each attribute in the new naming schema:
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