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Microsoft KB Archive/103672

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"Invalid Message Number"-User Selected to Receive Alerts Can't

Article ID: 103672

Article Last Modified on 9/30/2003


  • Microsoft LAN Manager 2.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft LAN Manager 2.1 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft LAN Manager 2.1a
  • Microsoft LAN Manager 2.2 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q103672


Error 3172 in the LAN Manager server error log--invalid message number--is issued when the alerter service cannot reach a user specified to receive alerts from the machine.

If you see this error, select a valid user to receive alerts: the current user either is not up when the alerts are sent or no longer exists on the network.

Additional query words: 2.00 2.10 2.10a 2.20 2.0 2.1 2.1a 2.2

Keywords: KB103672