In a Microsoft Host Integration Server 2006 environment, you apply the fixes for KB article 934213 and KB article 934214.
You set the TerminateIfNoSponsors registry entry to 0x0.
In this scenario, the Host Integration Server client reestablishes the sponsor connection after the sponsor connection has timed out for 30 seconds. Additionally, a new sponsor request is performed when the Host Integration Server client tries to establish a connection.
Note The Host Integration Server client should close its sponsor connection when the On Demand sponsor connection exceeds its time-out limit of 300 seconds.
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 the problem described in this article. 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.
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You must have Host Integration Server 2006 installed to apply this hotfix.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace other hotfixes.
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.
32-bit Host Integration Server 2006
64-bit Host Integration Server 2006
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
The TerminateIfNoSponsors registry entry that is referred to in the "Symptoms" section is as follows: