FIX: A link may be saved as a friendly URL instead of a GUID-based link in Content Management Server

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When a user tries to save the absolute path of a posting in a placeholder, the user may find that the link is saved as an unmanaged URL. This problem occurs only if the follow two conditions are met:
  • The Map Host Header Names to Channel Names feature is enabled in Microsoft Content Management Server 2002.
  • The user is in the HTML view of the placeholder when he or she tries to save the path.
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.

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.
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 tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name   -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------   04-Jan-2005  21:35  5.0.4535.0      1,200,360  Aeserverobject.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Article ID: 892416 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 01:39:55 - Revision: 3.2

Microsoft Content Management Server 2002, Microsoft Content Management Server 2002 Service Pack 1a

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