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When host headers are enabled, requests that another host header name makes of the Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS) computer are represented incorrectly in links that the server generates. The server displays the host header name that is specified in MCMS instead of the host header name that the originating request specifies.
When you use the Map Channel Names to Host Header Names feature, MCMS uses the host header names that are specified by the first level of channels to represent the host header name. When you use the MCMS Publishing Application Programming Interface (PAPI) and a third-party URL manipulation ISAPI filter, any requests for the URL appear with the channel name (instead of the host header name that is specified in the originating URL) as the host header name.
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
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Hotfix Replacement Information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10-Dec-2002 21:52 4.0.1381.4 65,600 Cmsupdate.exe 23-Jul-2003 08:23 5.0.1645.0 182,904 Microsoft.contentmanagement.publishing.dll 22-Jul-2003 18:49 1,717 Update.inf
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
After you install this fix, the server uses the host header name that the HTML header specifies.