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FIX: Non-administrator users cannot access dynamic disks if traverse checking is enforced in Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) and Windows Server 2003


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Symptoms

In Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) and Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX Interix applications must comply with Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX) and must enforce traverse checking. Non-administrator users cannot run Interix processes when the executable files and the DLL files reside on a dynamic disk.

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Cause

By default, the security setting does not let a user who does not have administrator permission to access dynamic disks.

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Resolution

Windows Server 2003

Hotfix file 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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must restart the 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 file attributes) 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 32-Bit Editions

   Date         Time   Version       Size     File name
   ----------------------------------------------------
   27-Jul-2004  20:50  5.2.3790.196  143,872  Dmio.sys

Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 64-Bit Editions

   Date         Time   Version       Size     File name
   ----------------------------------------------------
   27-Jul-2004  11:56  5.2.3790.196  477,696  Dmio.sys

Windows 2000

Hotfix file 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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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.

Prerequisites

You must have Windows 2000 service pack 3 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You must restart the 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 file attributes) 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2000

   Date         Time   Version     	Size     File name     
   -------------------------------------------------------
   27-Sep-2004  23:00  2195.6979.297.3  139,376  Dmio.sys                                              

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Status

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

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Keywords: kbautohotfix, kbbug, kbfix, kbqfe, kbhotfixserver, KB872958

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Article Info
Article ID : 872958
Revision : 10
Created on : 11/4/2007
Published on : 11/4/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 383