Several Threads Created in LRPC Running Stress Test in IIS

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SYMPTOMS

Under stress, Internet Information Server (IIS) version 4.0 threads will wait on a LPC port for the WMSG_ADDRESS object and results in several hundred threads (400+) being created in the IIS process.

CAUSE

This situation happens because the active call count logic on the WMSG_ADDRESS object is not working correctly.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. 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

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.

Properties

Article ID: 184754 - Last Review: October 7, 2013 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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