RCP Does Not Work on SP4 with a Permission Denied Error

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When you use the RCP command to copy files between a UNIX computer and a computer running Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4, the command does not work and a "Permission Denied" or "Not found" error message may be displayed. If you use the same command on a computer running Windows NT Service Pack 3, it performs as expected.


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 the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT version 4.0 Service Pack 5.


Article ID: 219354 - Last Review: October 14, 2013 - Revision: 1.2
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4
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