Article ID: 827355 - View products that this article applies to.
When a thin client tries to obtain a Terminal Services license, the following error message is logged in the application event log of the Microsoft Windows 2000 Server-based computer that is running Terminal Services:
This problem may occur if both of the following conditions are true:
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Important This hotfix is to be applied to the Terminal Server License Server.
PrerequisitesThis hotfix requires Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) or later.
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/ )How to obtain the latest Windows 2000 service pack
Restart requirementYou must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) 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 tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------------- 20-Aug-2003 21:02 5.0.2195.6808 330,512 Lserver.exe
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
The error message is logged even though the Terminal server has available permanent client licenses.
For additional information about a similar problem that may occur it the WBT device client has been issued a permanent license, but that license has expired, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
813508For additional information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/813508/ )Cannot connect to a Terminal Server from a Windows-based terminal
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816915/ )New naming schema for Microsoft Windows hotfix packages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates