AutoShareServer Setting Cannot Prevent Administrative Shares on Cluster Nodes

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SYMPTOMS

If you try to disable the administrative shares on a Windows 2000-based cluster by changing the following registry values to 0 (zero), the default administrative shares on cluster disks are not disabled:
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\lanmanserver\parameters\AutoShareServer

HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\lanmanserver\parameters\AutoShareWks

CAUSE

When a cluster fails over, a shared disk is automatically shared as a hidden share by the cluster, even if the AutoShareServer registry value is set to 0 (zero).

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft 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 Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.

Properties

Article ID: 328195 - Last Review: February 1, 2007 - Revision: 2.4
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
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