NWConv Cannot Migrate 2-Character NetWare Server

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When you start the Migration Tool for NetWare (Nwconv.exe), select the NetWare and Windows NT Servers to do the migration, and then select File Options, the Source Files and Destination are blank.


The Migration Tool for NetWare cannot migrate a NetWare server with a 2- character name.


To work around this problem, rename the NetWare server to a name with three or more characters, perform the migration, and then change the name back if necessary. To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0. 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


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT version 4.0. This problem was corrected in Windows NT version 4.0 Service Pack 5. This problem occurs in Windows NT version 4.0 Service Pack 6a.


Article ID: 162401 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 1.2
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.51
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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