IIS Convlog Stops Processing IIS Log File If the URL Ends with a Comma

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SYMPTOMS
Convlog.exe stops processing valid Internet Information Services (IIS) log files if the URL ends with a comma. A comma is the standard IIS log format separator.

If an HHTP get request for an URL ends with a comma (for example, if you incorrectly specify "document.ht," instead of "document.htm"), IIS logs an incorrect record. The following sample log excerpt demonstrates an incorrect log file created by specifying "document.ht,":
127.0.0.1, LUCTD\luct, 10/5/99, 10:44:02, W3SVC1, JT, 127.0.0.1, 0, 449, 623, 404, 2, GET, /1.document.ht,, -,
Convlog considers this record invalid and stops processing the other records in the file.
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

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.
MORE INFORMATION
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
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Article ID: 260933 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 19:39:23 - Revision: 3.2

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition

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