BUG: Datagram MSRPC in Infinite Loop When Making DCOM Activation Calls to HPUX 9.x Server

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When the client does a remote activation on a HPUX9.x server, the client-side datagram MSRPC runtime goes into an infinite loop.


This is a bug in HPUX 9.x that returns a request packet with an incorrect activity UUID field. Specifically the TimeHiAndVersion field of the UUID is not byte swapped.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows NT version 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


HPUX 10.x system has fixed the bug. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 5.


Article ID: 216432 - Last Review: October 14, 2013 - Revision: 2.2
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
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