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Article ID: 316094 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 4.0

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Summary

This article lists the problems that are fixed by Services for NetWare 5.0 service packs. Service packs are cumulative; problems that are fixed in one service pack are also fixed in subsequent service packs.

For additional information about obtaining Services for NetWare 5.0 service packs, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
310671  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310671/EN-US/ ) How to Obtain the Latest Services for NetWare 5.0 Service Pack

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Services for NetWare 5.02 Service Pack 2 (SP2)

Services for NetWare 5.02 Service Pack 2 (SP2) contains fixes for the following problems.

Microsoft Directory Synchronization Services (MSDSS)

  • Services for Netware on Windows Server 2003 does not successfully install during the first installation attempt and then succeeds on the second attempt.
  • MSDSS incorrectly deletes a user account if a failure occurs while MSDSS is reading from a Novell Directory Service (NDS) GUID.
  • Group memberships are lost during a MSDSS multisession migration.
  • You receive an incorrect message that a File and Print Services for NetWare (FPNW) access violation occurred in Nwssvc.exe during service startup.
  • FPNWSrv stops responding when you provide a path of more than 255 characters.
  • The Fpnwsrv.sys driver is blocked, and the FPNW service does not start after you upgrade to a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system with File and Print Services for NetWare installed.
  • MSDSS is now able to synchronize the departmental attribute from NDS to the Active Directory directory service.
  • Microsoft File Migration Utility FMU incorrectly reports that a forest is unavailable.
Note Services for NetWare 5.02 has been updated since the release of the Services for NetWare 5.02 CD. If you installed Services for NetWare 5.02 from the CD, also install the updated Services for NetWare 5.02 SP2 from the Microsoft Web site. For additional information about how to obtain and install Services for NetWare 5.02 SP2 from the Microsoft Web site, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
310671  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310671/ ) How to Obtain the Latest Services for NetWare 5.0 Service Pack
Services for NetWare 5.02 SP2 also contains the fixes and improvements that are included in Services for NetWare 5.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1).

Services for NetWare 5.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

SP1 contains fixes for the problems that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
270159  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/270159/EN-US/ ) MSDSS Migration Does Not Work If Multiple Naming Attributes Are Present for an Object
291134  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/291134/EN-US/ ) MSDSS Migration of Users from NDS Does Not Finish Successfully
293405  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/293405/EN-US/ ) MSDSS Does Not Migrate Group Membership
292008  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/292008/EN-US/ ) MSDSS Two-Way Synchronization May Erase Active Directory E-mail Addresses
Additionally, Services for NetWare 5.0 SP1 contains the following fixes and enhancements.

Microsoft Directory Synchronization Services (MSDSS)

  • Fixes a problem where migration may not migrate all the NetWare Directory Services (NDS) group members.
  • Fixes a problem with the session error message "Unable to modify the 'Login Disabled' attribute."
  • Adds a new option to synchronize the CN attribute in NDS to sAMAccountname in Active Directory.
  • Fixes a problem with sessions appearing multiple times in the MSDSS GUI.
  • Fixes a problem where the NDS last name attribute is set to the Active Directory full name.

Microsoft File Migration Utility

  • Corrects a problem in which migration stops when it encounters a file or folder with extended ASCII characters.
  • Adds the ability to migrate Macintosh files from NetWare volumes.
  • Substantially improves performance.

Applies to
  • Microsoft Services for Netware 5.0 Standard Edition
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