Absolute URL Is Returned When You Use the Channel.Url Method of the PAPI and Host Headers Are Enabled

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SYMPTOMS

When host headers are enabled, requests that another host header name makes of the Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS) computer are represented incorrectly in links that the server generates. The server displays the host header name that is specified in MCMS instead of the host header name that the originating request specifies.

CAUSE

When you use the Map Channel Names to Host Header Names feature, MCMS uses the host header names that are specified by the first level of channels to represent the host header name. When you use the MCMS Publishing Application Programming Interface (PAPI) and a third-party URL manipulation ISAPI filter, any requests for the URL appear with the channel name (instead of the host header name that is specified in the originating URL) as the host header name.

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 this specific problem. 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 Web site:
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Hotfix Replacement Information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File Information

The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) 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 tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version        Size  File name
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   10-Dec-2002  21:52  4.0.1381.4   65,600  Cmsupdate.exe    
   23-Jul-2003  08:23  5.0.1645.0  182,904  Microsoft.contentmanagement.publishing.dll  
   22-Jul-2003  18:49                1,717  Update.inf

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

After you install this fix, the server uses the host header name that the HTML header specifies.

Properties

Article ID: 824597 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Content Management Server 2002
  • Microsoft Content Management Server 2002
Keywords: 
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