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If you add certificates to the directory, and if the add request contains the ";binary" (without the quotation marks) tag, the ";binary" attribute is appended to all certificates. If you try to search Active Directory by using the ";binary" tag, the directory search returns no results (whether or not the record was added with the ";binary" attribute).
The ";binary" search option is truncated by a Windows 2000-based Active Directory Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) server or Windows 2000-based LDAP client. Therefore, an Active Directory search with the ";binary" option returns no results.
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
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