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Microsoft KB Archive/169857

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Print Service Ignores Bytes in LU3 Datastream

Article ID: 169857

Article Last Modified on 6/24/2004



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft SNA Server 4.0
  • Microsoft SNA Server 3.0 Service Pack 4



This article was previously published under Q169857


SYMPTOMS

When you print an LU3 print job through the SNA Server Print service, characters that are not ASCII printable characters or printer definition file (PDF) codes are ignored. In the following example, the characters 5F 4DF1F0E4 (in the first line) will be ignored. (These characters are the escape sequence designating the printer symbol set [PC-8]).

F5C8405F 4DF1F0E4 5F4DA2F0 97F1F64B
F6F788F8 4BF5A5F0 A2F082F0 E35F5093
F0D35F50 93F34BF1 F0C34040 40404040
40404040 40404040 40404040 40404040
40404040 40404040 40404040 40404040


STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SNA Server versions 3.0 and 3.0 SP1. This problem was corrected in the latest SNA Server version 3.0 U.S. Service Pack. For information on obtaining this Service Pack, query on the following word in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (without the spaces):

S E R V P A C K


Keywords: kbbug kbfix kbnetwork KB169857