Article ID: 928878
When you generate a Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) trap on a multi-homed computer that is running Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), the SNMP trap contains an incorrect agent IP address.
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. 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.
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PrerequisitesTo install this hotfix, you must have Windows XP SP2 installed on the computer.
Restart requirementYou must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
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To work around this problem, change the network adapter binding order on the computer. 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.
The SNMP trap always uses the first IP address as displayed in the network adapter binding order on the computer. For example, assume that the computer has the following binding order:
LAN connection (172.30.136.231)In this situation, the SNMP trap uses the 172.30.136.231 agent IP address.
VLAN connection (126.96.36.199)
Or, assume that the computer has the following binding order:
VLAN connection (188.8.131.52)In this situation, the SNMP trap uses the 184.108.40.206 agent IP address. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
LAN connection (172.30.136.231)
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 928878 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 3.0