Event ID 2022 When Client Computers Experience Delays or Errors

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When a client computer attempts to connect to a server, the server response may be delayed, or one of the following error messages may be displayed:
Pipe busy

Connection busy
Also, the primary domain controller (PDC) that is the Flexible Single Master Operation (FSMO) role holder may randomly stop responding (hang), and Event Viewer may record the following event:
Event ID: 2022
Source: SRV
Type: Error
Description: The server was unable to find a free connection number times in the last number seconds.


This behavior occurs because the Server service is unable to keep up with the demand for connections.


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
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date      Time    Version       Size      File name
   09/01/00  7:07pm  5.0.2195.2111  228.0 KB  Srv.sys
   09/01/00  7:05pm  5.0.2195.2110   70.2 KB  Srvsvc.dll 


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.


For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes


Article ID: 272772 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 3.3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
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