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Microsoft KB Archive/170315

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INS: MBS Clear Text Authentication for Mail, News and Web

Article ID: 170315

Article Last Modified on 10/24/2003



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Commercial Internet System 1.0 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Commercial Internet System News Server



This article was previously published under Q170315


SYMPTOMS

Microsoft Commercial Internet Systems (MCIS) Membership Server only supports DPA Authentication for Internet Explorer version 3.02 and Netscape 3.x for Windows 95 and Windows NT operating systems. Other browsers and operating systems, including UNIX, Macintosh, and others, are unable to use Membership Systems for authentication.

RESOLUTION

Microsoft Commercial Internet System, version 1.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2) offers the option of using clear text authentication for Mail, News, and Web services. This allows other third-party browsers and operating systems to use Membership Systems.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Commercial Internet System version 1.0. This problem has been corrected in the latest U.S. Service Pack for Microsoft Commercial Internet System version 1.0. For information on obtaining the Service Pack, query on the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

183062 MCIS 1.0 Service Packs 1 and 2 Information



Additional query words: ins sp2 MBS LDAP DBCS NMDIMS

Keywords: kbbug kbfix KB170315