Microsoft KB Archive/247712

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Wlbs.exe Generates Incorrect Information on Cluster Status

Article ID: 247712

Article Last Modified on 11/1/2006



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6a
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q247712

SYMPTOMS

If you use the drainstop, query, suspend, or stop parameter with Windows Load Balancing Service (WLBS) at a command prompt, system messages may not accurately report the computer's status under the following conditions:

  • When you use the drainstop parameter, you receive a message indicating that connection draining has started. If you then use the wlbs query command, the host reports that draining has stopped. If you repeat the wlbs drainstop command, you receive a message indicating that connection draining has started. If you then run the wlbs stop command, you receive a message indicating that cluster operations have already stopped.
  • When you use the suspend parameter, you receive a message indicating that cluster control is suspended. If you then use the wlbs stop command, the host reports that cluster control has been suspended (although it has already been stopped). If you then run the wlbs drainstop command, you receive a message indicating that cluster control has been suspended and connection draining has been started.


RESOLUTION

A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to computers that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

NOTE: In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:

   Date         Time     Size      File name   Platform
   ----------------------------------------------------
   10/12/1999   08:44p    36,112   Wlbs.exe    x86
   10/29/1999   02:06p    60,208   Wlbs.sys    x86
   10/12/1999   08:43p    51,472   Wlbs.exe    Alpha
   10/29/1999   02:05p   101,104   Wlbs.sys    Alpha
                



STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

Keywords: kbbug kbfix kbnetwork KB247712