You cannot retrieve the value of hrStorageRam when you use the SNMP Snmputil.exe command-line tool in Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 4

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When you try to run the Microsoft Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Snmputil.exe walk . command, you may be unable to retrieve the object identifier (also known as OID) value. This value comes from the hrStorageRam storage type identifier that is used for RAM. This problem occurs on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 4 (SP4).

Hotfix information

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.

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, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows 2000 Server SP4 installed on the computer.

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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 item in Control Panel.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in Windows 2000 Server SP4.
More information
For more information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
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824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Article ID: 892393 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 15:48:00 - Revision: 3.0

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