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Error Message: Fatal System Error: 0x0000000a (0x00000050,0x00000002,0x00000001,0x8006542A)

This article was previously published under Q289151
When you are establishing a network connection to a system area network (SAN) by using a connection that is defined in Network Connections Manager, you may receive the following error message:
Fatal System Error: 0x0000000a (0x00000050,0x00000002,0x00000001,0x8006542A)
This behavior can occur when an access violation in the Msafd.dll file occurs. Upon completion of network connection, Msafd.dll does not set the Shared Socket Context. When a different process tries to import the socket, Windows 2000 does not identify that connection as over a SAN. The process proceeds as if connection is over TCP/IP, and this eventually leads to the access violation. This can happen when duplication of a socket is on the connecting 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
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000.

This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.

Article ID: 289151 - Last Review: 01/31/2007 19:22:00 - Revision: 3.2

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
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