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You cannot make a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection through Microsoft Secure Channel (SChannel) by using the default client certificate on Windows 2000 Server
Article ID: 840723 - View products that this article applies to.
Important This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
A service that is running in the Microsoft Windows operating system context cannot make a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection by using Microsoft Secure Channel (SChannel) authentication with a default client certificate. For example, this scenario may occur when you are configuring a Microsoft Exchange Server Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) connector to use the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol.
This problem occurs because SChannel looks for the default client certificate in the following registry subkey:
However, the default client certificate is stored in the following registry subkey:
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.
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites are required.
Restart requirementYou must 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 -------------------------------------------------------------- 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6876 388,368 Advapi32.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6866 69,904 Browser.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6824 134,928 Dnsapi.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6876 92,432 Dnsrslvr.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6883 47,888 Eventlog.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6890 143,632 Kdcsvc.dll 11-Mar-2004 02:37 5.0.2195.6903 210,192 Kerberos.dll 21-Sep-2003 00:32 5.0.2195.6824 71,888 Ksecdd.sys 11-Mar-2004 02:37 5.0.2195.6902 520,976 Lsasrv.dll 25-Feb-2004 23:59 5.0.2195.6902 33,552 Lsass.exe 11-Mar-2004 02:37 5.0.2195.6897 123,152 Msv1_0.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6897 312,592 Netapi32.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6891 371,472 Netlogon.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6896 1,028,880 Ntdsa.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6897 388,368 Samsrv.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6893 111,376 Scecli.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6903 253,200 Scesrv.dll 19-Apr-2004 23:20 5.1.2195.6920 147,216 Schannel.dll 05-Feb-2004 20:18 5.0.2195.6896 5,869,056 Sp3res.dll 24-Mar-2004 02:17 5.0.2195.6824 50,960 W32time.dll 21-Sep-2003 00:32 5.0.2195.6824 57,104 W32tm.exe
Warning If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To work around this problem, move the
SystemCertificatessubkey from the
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESsubtree to the
HKEY_USERSsubtree. To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For additional information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816915/ )New file 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: 840723 - Last Review: October 26, 2006 - Revision: 2.5