Microsoft KB Archive/925027
Article ID: 925027
Article Last Modified on 3/23/2007
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition (32-Bit x86)
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter Edition (32-Bit x86)
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 Edition
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter x64 Edition
Consider the following scenario. You have Distributed file system (DFS) installed on a Windows Server 2003 R2-based computer. On this computer, you try to add a member to a DFS Replication (DFSR) group. The member has a name that resembles the following:
String is a placeholder that represents a string. An example of an actual member name is "S-Name01."
In this scenario, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
This problem occurs because of an error in the DsCrackNames function of the Ntdsapi.dll file. This error causes the DsCrackNames function to interpret the member name as a security identifier (SID). The DsCrackNames function should interpret the member name as a distinguished name.
Service pack information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003
To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed on the computer.
You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Windows Server 2003 R2, x86-based versions
|File name||File version||File size||Date||Time||Platform|
Windows Server 2003 R2, x64-based versions
|File name||File version||File size||Date||Time||Platform||SP requirement||Service branch|
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Keywords: kbwinserv2003sp2fix kbwinserv2003presp2fix kbbug kbfix kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbpubtypekc KB925027