Article ID: 292003
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The Windows 2000 Support Tools help support personnel and network administrators to manage their networks and troubleshoot problems. Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 (SP2) includes updates for several of the Support Tools. The tools that have been updated include:
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:
260910The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------ 01/31/01 7:39pm 5.0.2195.2867 114,448 Netdom.exe 12/19/00 9:18pm 5.0.2195.2808 161,040 Nltest.exe 11/21/00 8:59pm 5.0.2195.2778 84,752 Dnscmd.exe 08/28/00 12:30am 5.0.2195.2104 389,392 Netdiag.exe 09/06/00 12:55pm 5.0.2195.2127 217,872 Dcdiag.exe 10/24/00 9:38pm 5.0.2195.2560 103,184 Dfsutil.exe
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.
The Support Tools are not automatically installed when you install SP2. Windows 2000 Datacenter Server customers should consult with their OEM for the updated Support Tools.
The updated tools are available in the Support\Tools\Support.cab file on the Windows 2000 SP2 CD-ROM. They are also available for download from the Microsoft Web site at:
The Windows 2000 Support Tools Help file (W2rksupp.chm), which is located in the Support Tools .cab file, provides a description of each file and its associated syntax, sample output, and notes. Refer to this Help file for specific usage information for these tools. Additional help is available by typing toolname /help at a command prompt.
The following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles include additional information about fixes or features that have been added to the updated tools:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/259887/EN-US/ )RRType HINFO or ISDN Are Not Added When You Use the Dnscmd.exe Tool
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/267855/EN-US/ )Problems with Many Domain Controllers with Active Directory Integrated DNS Zones
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/265706/EN-US/ )DCDiag and NetDiag in Windows 2000 Facilitate Domain Join and DC Creation
293114For 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:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/293114/EN-US/ )Updates to Dfsutil.exe
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/249149/EN-US/ )Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes