FIX: Web cache files are overwritten if you connect through Visual Studio .NET to multiple Web sites that use IP addresses or host headers that reside on the same server

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When Microsoft Visual Studio .NET opens a Web project, Visual Studio .NET tries to use one cache location for all URLs that appear to be the same. For example, the URLs http://localhost, http://localhost:80, http://localcomputername, and all locate the root folder of the Web server on the same local computer. Visual Studio .NET tries to use one cache location that has the name of the local computer for all these URLs.


The problem occurs if the computer has more than one IP address and each Web site uses a separate IP address. The reverse lookup to obtain the computer name returns the same name for each IP address. Therefore, all the Web sites that use IP addresses on the same computer share the same offline cache location. This behavior may cause data loss and other related problems.


A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Visual Studio .NET 2003 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English version of this hotfix 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
   04-Nov-2003  23:20  7.10.3308.0    200,704  Cmddefui.dll
   04-Nov-2003  23:06  7.10.3308.0    598,016  Bcaut.dll
   05-Nov-2003  03:15  7.10.3308.0  1,015,808  Csproj.dll
   05-Nov-2003  02:57  7.10.3308.0    327,680  Dirprj.dll
   04-Nov-2003  23:45  7.10.3308.0    999,424  Esproj.dll
   04-Nov-2003  23:20  7.10.3308.0     86,016  Msenvmui.dll
   04-Nov-2003  23:45  7.10.3308.0  1,490,944  Msevbprj.dll
   05-Nov-2003  03:07  7.10.3308.0  1,437,696  Msvb7.dll
   05-Nov-2003  03:08  7.10.3308.0  1,507,328  Msvbprj.dll
   05-Nov-2003  03:10  7.10.3308.0    827,392  Vbaproj.dll
   04-Nov-2003  23:29  7.10.3308.0  1,036,288  Vjsproj.dll
   05-Nov-2003  02:53  7.10.3308.0    913,408  Vsavb7dt.dll


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


For additional information about the terminology that is used to describe Microsoft product updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates


Article ID: 831649 - Last Review: October 25, 2005 - Revision: 2.6
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