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FIX: An error message is generated that shows a copybook exceeds the maximum value of "32767" when you use Transaction Integrator (TI) to import a COBOL copybook in a Host Integration Server 2006 environment

Consider the following scenario:
  • In a Microsoft Host Integration Server 2006 environment, you try to use Transaction Integrator (TI) to import a COBOL copybook.
  • The COBOL copybook that you want to import is not larger than 32KB in size.
  • The COBOL copybook that you want to import contains many REDEFINE statements.
In this scenario, an error message is generated. This error message shows that the copybook exceeds the maximum size of 32767.

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 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.

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.


You must have Host Integration Server 2006 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace 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.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
comtidocdef.dtdNot Applicable15,95801-Sep-200709:22Not Applicable
ibmcobol.xmlNot Applicable76,19201-Sep-200709:22Not Applicable
ibmrpg400.xmlNot Applicable67,44001-Sep-200709:22Not Applicable
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Article ID: 941079 - Last Review: 10/08/2011 15:13:00 - Revision: 2.0

Microsoft Host Integration Server 2006 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft Host Integration Server 2006

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