Cannot Access Novell UNC Share When You Run a Program as a Service

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SYMPTOMS
A CreateFile function call may not succeed in a program that is configured to run as a service and is attempting to create a file on a Universal Naming Convention-specified Novell NetWare share after successful calls to LogonUser to impersonate a user.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack

WORKAROUND
Do not run the program as a service in Windows 2000.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 1.
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Article ID: 250502 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 16:54:31 - Revision: 3.4

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  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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