Memory Leak Calling the DsGetDcName() or DsGetSiteName() Function

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SYMPTOMS

A gradual memory leak may occur when the DsGetDcName or DsGetSiteName function from the IADsTools COM object from the Windows 2000 Support Tools is called.

CAUSE

Memory is improperly released after the DsGetDcName or DsGetSiteName call has finished.

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
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time   Version     Size       File name
   --------------------------------------------------------
   8/1/2001   12:23p   1.0.0.2200   811,280   Iadsto~1.dll
   8/1/2001   12:23p   1.0.0.2200  1,281,296  Replmon.exe
				
NOTE: The developer does not need to modify the code after this fix is installed. The memory will be properly freed.

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 3.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information about how to obtain a hotfix for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265173 The Datacenter Program and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server Product
For additional information about how to install multiple hotfixes with only one reboot, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
296861 Use QChain.exe to Install Multiple Hotfixes with One Reboot
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

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Article ID: 300917 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 3.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
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