Data Corruption Occurs with Record Locking on FPNW Server

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When you use Novell Client 32 on a computer running Windows 95 Client 32,data corruption can occur to a file that is open by multiple users whenrecord locking is enabled on the File and Print Service for NetWare (FPNW)server. This problem only happens with Client 32 accesses the files on FPNWserver. It does not happen with Client 32 accessing the files on the Novellserver or a VLM client assessing the files on the FPNW Server.
The Novell Client 32 thinks the data files are marked shareable and,therefore, does more aggressive caching than it should.
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 theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in File and Print Servicesfor Windows NT. 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.

Article ID: 181311 - Last Review: 02/21/2014 00:28:55 - Revision: 2.2

Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition, Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition, Microsoft File and Print Services for NetWare 4.0, Microsoft Windows 95

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