The ScsiStatus member of the SCSI_PASS_THROUGH structure does not contain error status information on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000

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SYMPTOMS

On a computer that is running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or Microsoft Windows 2000, the ScsiStatus member of the SCSI_PASS_THROUGH structure does not contain error status information. The error status is not copied to the user when an error occurs. This problem can cause different issues, depending on the product that uses pass-through authentication.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because there is a error in the Scsiport.sys file.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003

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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note 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.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites.

Restart requirement

You have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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 item in Control Panel.
Windows Server 2003, 32-bit versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Scsiport.sys5.2.3790.432127,48825-Oct-200523:53x86
Windows Server 2003 with SP1, 32-bit versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Scsiport.sys5.2.3790.2556104,96026-Oct-200500:50x86
Windows Server 2003, x64-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Scsiport.sys5.2.3790.2556170,49625-Oct-200511:05x64
Windows Server 2003, Itanium-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Scsiport.sys5.2.3790.432292,35225-Oct-200511:05IA-64
Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Itanium-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Scsiport.sys5.2.3790.2556317,44025-Oct-200511:05IA-64
Windows 2000
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Scsiport.sys5.0.2195.707174,67219-Sep-200523:22x86

Hotfix installation instructions

Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.

To enable this hotfix, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
  2. Locate and then right-click the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\ScsiPort
  3. Point to New, click DWORD Value, and then type ScsiStatus.
  4. Right-click ScsiStatus, click Modify, and then type 1 in the Value data box.
  5. Exit Registry Editor.
  6. Restart the computer.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, 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

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Article ID: 898465 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
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