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When a Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 domain controller or a Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 workstation sends a "Query for Primary DC" mailslot message in a Microsoft Windows 2000-based domain, the Microsoft Windows 2000 Server primary domain controller may not respond, and the Windows NT-based server and Windows NT workstation may lose the security channel to the Windows 2000 primary domain controller.
This problem may occur if you make a major change in the Active Directory directory service site configuration. For example, this problem occurs if you change the subnet mask in the Active Directory site. The problem occurs because the Net Logon service is busy processing all the notifications that are generated from the subnet and the site change, and the Net Logon service cannot handle the "Query for Primary DC" mailslot message. The duration of the problem depends on how many changes have been made to the Active Directory site configuration, and the problem is corrected when the mailslot message can be processed.
This problem does not occur if the primary domain controller is Microsoft Windows Server 2003.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites are required.
Restart requirementYou must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name ---------------------------------------------------------- 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6890 124,688 Adsldp.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6890 132,368 Adsldpc.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6890 63,760 Adsmsext.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6876 381,712 Advapi32.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6866 69,904 Browser.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6824 136,464 Dnsapi.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6876 96,528 Dnsrslvr.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6883 47,376 Eventlog.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6890 148,240 Kdcsvc.dll 08-Dec-2003 23:28 5.0.2195.6881 206,096 Kerberos.dll 21-Sep-2003 00:32 5.0.2195.6824 71,888 Ksecdd.sys 08-Dec-2003 23:30 5.0.2195.6881 511,248 Lsasrv.dll 08-Dec-2003 23:30 5.0.2195.6881 33,552 Lsass.exe 17-Oct-2003 00:33 5.0.2195.6866 114,960 Msv1_0.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6890 307,984 Netapi32.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6891 361,744 Netlogon.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6884 931,600 Ntdsa.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6890 392,464 Samsrv.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6824 113,936 Scecli.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6824 259,856 Scesrv.dll 09-Jan-2004 01:41 5.0.2195.6888 5,854,720 Sp3res.dll 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6824 48,912 W32time.dll 21-Sep-2003 00:32 5.0.2195.6824 57,104 W32tm.exe 20-Jan-2004 00:09 5.0.2195.6869 126,224 Wldap32.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For additional information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816915/ )New naming schema for Microsoft Windows hotfix packages
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft product updates, tools, and add-ons
Article ID: 835144 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 1.4