Windows 2000 Server disappears from AppleTalk network after rebooting

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  • Product:
    ExtremeZ-IP
  • Version:
    All-Current
  • Document Type:
    Fix
  • Revised:
    2/27/2007
  • Reviewed:
    2/27/2007

Symptom:

After rebooting multiprocessor Windows 2000 servers the AppleTalk name drops off the network.

Steps to Reproduce:

1. Verify AppleTalk name broadcasts successfully.

2. Reboot your multiprocessor Windows 2000 servers.

3. Verify Appletalk name is no longer available.

Cause:

See fix

Workaround:

See fix

Fix:

Microsoft has issued a hot fix for the problem of multiprocessor Windows 2000 servers disappearing from Mac Choosers.

It replaces one file: SFMATALK.SYS

You must obtain this patch from Microsoft 800-936-4900. Please reference the Microsoft Knowledge Base number Q327360.

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