XIMS: You Cannot Post Items Without a Subject to an NNTP Newsgroup

This article was previously published under Q314072
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SYMPTOMS
If you try to post Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) newsgroup items without a subject, the post may not work and you may receive the following error message:
Unable to perform the operation
If you try to post an item as an anonymous user and the post does not have a subject, the post may not work and you may receive the following error message:
Unable to perform the operation
If you try to post an item as an anonymous user, you may receive the following error message, even though the post has a subject:
Resource not found
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
301378 XGEN: How to Obtain the Latest Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:

Component: NNTP

File nameVersion
Nntpex.dll6.00.5770.24
Exnntp.dll6.00.5770.24

NOTE: Because of file dependencies, this update requires Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 2.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 3.
MORE INFORMATION
This problem may occur when you use Microsoft Outlook Web Access (OWA) or Microsoft Outlook to post NNTP newsgroup items.
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Article ID: 314072 - Last Review: 10/24/2013 08:55:08 - Revision: 1.3

  • Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Standard Edition
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