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If you type an LDAP special character (such as a back-slash) when you try to rename a user's name in an LDAP provider, you may receive the following error message:
There is a naming violation
This problem may occur after you install Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4). In versions of Windows 2000 before SP4, you must use a back-slash character to escape an LDAP special character.
Hotfix informationA 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.
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, submit a request to 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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
PrerequisitesYou must install Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 before installing this hotfix.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe 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 ---------------------------------------------------------- 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6890 124,688 Adsldp.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6890 132,368 Adsldpc.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6890 63,760 Adsmsext.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6876 381,712 Advapi32.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6866 69,904 Browser.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6824 136,464 Dnsapi.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6876 96,528 Dnsrslvr.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6883 47,376 Eventlog.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6890 148,240 Kdcsvc.dll 08-Dec-2003 23:28 5.0.2195.6881 206,096 Kerberos.dll 21-Sep-2003 00:32 5.0.2195.6824 71,888 Ksecdd.sys 08-Dec-2003 23:30 5.0.2195.6881 511,248 Lsasrv.dll 08-Dec-2003 23:30 5.0.2195.6881 33,552 Lsass.exe 17-Oct-2003 00:33 5.0.2195.6866 114,960 Msv1_0.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6866 307,984 Netapi32.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6883 361,744 Netlogon.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6884 931,600 Ntdsa.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6876 392,464 Samsrv.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6824 113,936 Scecli.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6824 259,856 Scesrv.dll 06-Nov-2003 22:29 5.0.2195.6870 5,847,552 Sp3res.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6824 48,912 W32time.dll 21-Sep-2003 00:32 5.0.2195.6824 57,104 W32tm.exe 08-Jan-2004 23:38 5.0.2195.6869 126,224 Wldap32.dll 08-Jan-2004 23:50 14,196 Kb834541.cat
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
If the new user name contains an escaped LDAP special character, you may receive the following error message:
Note This error occurs in the IADsContainer::MoveHere method.
# for decimal 8247 / hex 0x2037 : ERROR_DS_NAMING_VIOLATION winerror.h # There is a naming violation. # 1 matches found for "8247"
LDAP special characters include the following characters:
816915For additional information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816915/ )New naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 834541 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 3.0
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