Microsoft KB Archive/246226

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FIX: Heap Memory Corruption and AV in kill_proc May Occur when Using Per Server Licensing

Article ID: 246226

Article Last Modified on 3/14/2006


  • Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q246226

BUG #: 56397 (SQLBUG_70)


When using per server licensing, if a certain mixture of clients connect that require the server to grow the overflow chain used to track and maintain licensing, heap memory corruption and/or an access violation (AV) may occur.


Use per seat licensing instead.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

254561 INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0

For more information, contact your primary support provider.

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