Users who have expired passwords can still log on to the domain if the FQDN is exactly eight characters long in Windows 2000

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Users who have expired passwords can unexpectedly log on to the Microsoft Windows 2000 domain.


This issue occurs if the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) is exactly eight characters long.


Hotfix information

A 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:
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The 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
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6824     124,688  Adsldp.dll       
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6824     132,368  Adsldpc.dll      
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6824      63,760  Adsmsext.dll     
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6824     381,712  Advapi32.dll     
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6866      69,904  Browser.dll      
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6824     136,464  Dnsapi.dll       
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6824      96,016  Dnsrslvr.dll     
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6866      47,376  Eventlog.dll     
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6871     148,240  Kdcsvc.dll       
   05-Nov-2003  19:32  5.0.2195.6871     205,584  Kerberos.dll     
   21-Sep-2003  00:32  5.0.2195.6824      71,888  Ksecdd.sys
   29-Oct-2003  06:45  5.0.2195.6869     511,248  Lsasrv.dll       
   29-Oct-2003  06:45  5.0.2195.6869      33,552  Lsass.exe        
   17-Oct-2003  00:33  5.0.2195.6866     114,960  Msv1_0.dll       
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6866     307,984  Netapi32.dll     
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6863     361,232  Netlogon.dll     
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6874     931,600  Ntdsa.dll        
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6824     392,464  Samsrv.dll       
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6824     113,936  Scecli.dll       
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6824     259,856  Scesrv.dll       
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6824      48,912  W32time.dll      
   21-Sep-2003  00:32  5.0.2195.6824      57,104  W32tm.exe        
   14-Nov-2003  23:57  5.0.2195.6869     126,224  Wldap32.dll         


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


For additional information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
For additional 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


Article ID: 830847 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 2.5
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
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