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If there are more than 255 connections to the NetWare and File and Print Services for NetWare (FPNW) server, SETPASS attempts to change the password of the user whose connection is approximately 255 less than the connection the user actually has.
For example: If the connection is number 498 and SETPASS is run, the SETPASS utility will attempt to change the password of the user whose connection number is approximately 498 - 255.
Libraries for MS-DOS utilities were incorrectly limited to a maximum of 255 user connections.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/152734/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
Windows NT 3.51Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in File and Print Services for NetWare version 3.51. This problem was corrected in the latest Windows NT 3.51 U.S. Service Pack. For information on obtaining the Service Pack, query on the following word in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (without the spaces):
S E R V P A C K
Windows NT 4.0Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.
Article ID: 154990 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 2.2