You may receive the following error message when you try to run the Microsoft Host Integration Server 2006 Configuration Tool (Configuration.exe) after you apply a Host Integration Server 2006 hotfix to correct an unrelated problem:
Failed to create object for feature: SecurityFeature
This problem occurs only when Host Integration Server 2006 was not installed in the default location. The default installation location for Host Integration Server 2006 is the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Host Integration Server 2006 folder.
The following are other symptoms that have been reported when this problem occurs:
The SnaBase service may not start.
The Host Integration Server 2006 registry key that contains the Host Integration Server installation location is modified to use the default installation location instead of the actual installation location.
This problem occurs because the hotfix installer that is used to install Host Integration Server 2006 hotfixes incorrectly resets the installation path to the default Host Integration Server 2006 installation 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.
You must have Host Integration Server 2006 installed to apply this hotfix.
You do not have to restart your 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 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.
Host Integration Server 2006 32-bit (x86) version All 32-bit (x86) Host Integration Server 2006 hotfix packages that were created after May 1, 2007 include the update that prevents this problem.
For 32-bit (x86) Host Integration Server 2006 hotfix packages that were created before May 1, 2007, the following update has to be applied.
Host Integration Server 2006 64-bit (x64) version
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent software update that contains these files may also contain additional files.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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