FIX: The IP address is reversed in a diagnostic log event when you use the Traffic Simulator feature to test a Web publishing rule in ISA Server 2006 with Service Pack 1

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Consider the following scenario:
  • In Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006, you configure a Web publishing rule.
  • The Web publishing rule uses a Web listener that listens on an IP address. For example, the Web listener listens on
  • You use the Traffic Simulator feature that is introduced in ISA Server 2006 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) to test the Web publishing rule.
  • In the Destination Parameters section of the Traffic Simulator page, you enter the URL for that IP address. For example, you enter
  • After you get the simulation results, you click View Log.
In this scenario, you may find that the diagnostic log includes an event that displays the IP address in the reverse order. For example, the incorrect log event resembles the following:
The listener on the IP address "" accepted the request
To resolve this problem, apply the hotfix that is mentioned in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
955605 Description of the ISA Server 2006 hotfix package: July 15, 2008
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about software update terminology, 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

Article ID: 955603 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 09:17:26 - Revision: 1.0

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