Performance Problems May Occur If a Process Uses the Same Endpoint for Both TCP and UDP

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SYMPTOMS

When a program uses both User Datagram Protocol (UDP) and Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) to bind to the same endpoint (the same port and TCP/IP address), performance problems can occur under load. Note that this problem usually occurs with servers that are receiving thousands of items per minute.

This problem has not been reported in a production environment.

CAUSE

This problem can occur if a TCP socket is listening on the same port as a UDP socket.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.

Properties

Article ID: 258100 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 3.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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