Article ID: 249721
We strongly recommend that all users upgrade to Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 6.0 running on Microsoft Windows Server 2003. IIS 6.0 significantly increases Web infrastructure security. For more information about IIS security-related topics, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
When connecting to ASP pages on a computer running Internet Information Server, the client may receive the following error message intermittently:
Data area passed to a system call is too small.
This error message can be caused by certain system configuration parameters.
To work around the problem, perform the following steps:
The error message is listed under the Windows NT error code as follows:
The same error message may appear under different circumstances. For additional information, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
122L ERROR_INSUFFICIENT_BUFFER The data area passed to a system call is too small.
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Article ID: 249721 - Last Review: June 19, 2014 - Revision: 4.0