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Cisco, Symantec, Apache Tackle Y2K10 Glitches

Jan 07, 2010, 23:33 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Remember the Y2K bug? Ten years after the original scare leading up to the year 2000, IT systems are once again facing problems due to the changing of the calendar year.

"Now, the issues are stemming from the rollover to 2010 -- or Y2K10, as it's being termed. There are reports out of Germany that InternetNews.com. CSM provides additional content-switching capabilities to the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch and the Cisco 7600 Series Router.

"The company said it's fixed the problem in the latest release of CSM.

""In addition to CSM Release 4.2.(13) that fully addresses the issue, an easy-to-deploy, one-line workaround has been available for some time," Cisco said. The workaround involves simply changing the COOKIE_INSERT_EXPIRATION_DATE environment variable on the CSM."

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