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Microsoft KB Archive/170534

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Microsoft FTP Client Echoes Gateway Password on the Screen

Article ID: 170534

Article Last Modified on 11/1/2006



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q170534

SYMPTOMS

Firewalls can be configured to request a password (sometimes referred to as a firewall account) independent of the FTP logon sequence, in order to provide stronger security and to audit traffic going through the firewall.

The Microsoft FTP client echoes the entered gateway password on screen when connecting to a host across a firewall.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack




STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.


Keywords: kbbug kbfix kbinterop kbnetwork KB170534