FIX: WMI Queries Stop Responding on Host Integration Server 2000

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If multiple instances of a Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) application (for example Wbemtest.exe) are configured to repeatedly issue WMI queries against the same Host Integration Server 2000 (HIS) server, after a while, one or more of the instances of Wbemtest stops responding.

When this problem occurs, all of the applications that use the HIS WMI provider will fail to return status information and will not function as expected.
The Host Integration Server 2000 WMI provider encounters a resource deadlock that causes all current and later WMI queries to stop responding.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Host Integration Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
328152 How to Obtain the Latest Host Integration Server 2000 Service Pack
The English-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time      File name   -------------------------------------   10-Oct-2001  08:37     Wmicomti.dll   10-Oct-2001  08:37     Wmihis.dll   10-Oct-2001  08:37     Wmisna.dll   10-Oct-2001  19:34     Wmisnastatus.dll   10-Oct-2001  08:37     Wmisnatrace.dll   01-Oct-2001  12:25     Wmicomti.mof   01-Oct-2001  12:25     Wmihis.mof   05-Oct-2001  10:08     Wmisna.mof   11-Oct-2001  12:16     Wmisnastatus.mof   01-Oct-2001  12:26     Wmisnatrace.mof				

NOTE: Because of file dependencies, the most recent fix that contains the preceding files may also contain additional files.

The only reliable workaround found for this problem is to restart the Windows operating system.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Host Integration Server 2000. This problem was first corrected in Host Integration Server 2000 Service Pack 1.
More information
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
291942 Simultaneous Queries with WMI SNA Provider May Cause System to 'Hang'

Article ID: 315095 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 05:18:32 - Revision: 2.0

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