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FIX: An error message is generated when you try to use Transaction Integrator to import a COBOL copybook in a Host Integration Server 2010 environment

SYMPTOMS
Consider the following scenario:
  • In a Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010 environment, you try to use Transaction Integrator (TI) to import a COBOL copybook.
  • The COBOL copybook that you want to import is not larger than 32 KB.  
  • The COBOL copybook that you want to import contains many REDEFINE statements.
In this scenario, an error message is generated. This error message shows that the copybook exceeds the maximum size of 32767 bytes.
RESOLUTION
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 the problem described in this article. 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 website: 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 for installing this hotfix.

Restart requirements

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

The English (United States) version of this hotfix uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date 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.
Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010, 32-bit edition
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
microsoft.hostintegration.tidesigner.wizards.dll8.5.4235.2464,80009-Sep-2010Sep-201016:25x86
Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010, 64-bit edition
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
microsoft.hostintegration.tidesigner.wizards.dll8.5.4235.2464,80009-Sep-2010Sep-201016:27x86
MORE INFORMATION
For more information about a similar issue for Microsoft Host Integration Server 2006, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
941079 FIX: An error message is generated that shows a copybook exceeds the maximum value of "32767" when you use Transaction Integrator (TI) to import a COBOL copybook in a Host Integration Server 2006 environment
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
HIS2010
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Article ID: 2395269 - Last Review: 11/10/2010 18:03:00 - Revision: 1.0

  • Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010
  • kbautohotfix kbqfe kbhotfixserver kbfix kbsurveynew kbexpertiseinter KB2395269
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