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After you enable the Network security: Force logoff when logon hours expire policy on a Microsoft Windows Server 2003-based domain controller, the policy does not work as expected. You may notice that you still can access shares from a Microsoft Windows XP-based client computer after the logon hours expire.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps.
Step 1: Install the latest service pack on Windows Server 2003 servers and domain controllers
Install the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003 on all Windows Server 2003-based server computers and all Windows Server 2003-based domain controllers. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003
Step 2: Install the hotfix on Windows XP-based client computers
Install the following hotfix on all Windows XP-based client computers.
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.
To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed on the computer.
You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
The English version of this hotfix 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.
Windows XP with Service Pack 1
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------ 25-Jun-2005 02:30 5.1.2600.1708 666,624 Lsasrv.dll
Windows XP with Service Pack 2
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------ 25-Jun-2005 02:24 5.1.2600.2707 726,016 Lsasrv.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
The hotfix that is described in this article will not log the user off the console. The hotfix only affects the server message block (SMB) connection limit that is stated in the Network security: Force logoff when logon hours expire policy.For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates