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When you run Exchange 2000 in a cluster environment, content indexing, free-and-busy publishing, link-state propagation, and SMTP client/server authentication may not work because of authentication problems.
When you are authenticating with a server running on a cluster, Kerberos does not work because of Windows 2000 limitations relating to specification of the server principal name on the client side.
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
The following files are available for download from the MicrosoftDownload Center:
For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000 Server.
This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 1.
For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes