An online defragmentation is automatically run after you run the Active Directory garbage collection process in Windows 2000 Server

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SYMPTOMS

An online defragmentation runs automatically after you run the Active Directory directory service garbage collection process on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows 2000 Server. You may want to separate these processes for performance purposes.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) installed on the computer.

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The 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 item in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6876     388,368  Advapi32.dll     
   24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6866      69,904  Browser.dll      
   24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6824     134,928  Dnsapi.dll       
   24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6876      92,432  Dnsrslvr.dll     
   24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6883      47,888  Eventlog.dll     
   24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6890     143,632  Kdcsvc.dll       
   11-Mar-2004  02:37  5.0.2195.6903     210,192  Kerberos.dll     
   21-Sep-2003  00:32  5.0.2195.6824      71,888  Ksecdd.sys
   11-Mar-2004  02:37  5.0.2195.6902     520,976  Lsasrv.dll       
   25-Feb-2004  23:59  5.0.2195.6902      33,552  Lsass.exe        
   19-Jun-2003  20:05  5.0.2195.6680     117,520  Msv1_0.dll       
   24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6897     312,592  Netapi32.dll     
   19-Jun-2003  20:05  5.0.2195.6695     371,984  Netlogon.dll     
   10-Jul-2004  22:41  5.0.2195.6944     933,648  Ntdsa.dll        
   24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6897     388,368  Samsrv.dll       
   24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6893     111,376  Scecli.dll       
   24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6903     253,200  Scesrv.dll       
   04-Jun-2004  23:13  5.0.2195.6935   5,887,488  Sp3res.dll       
   24-Mar-2004  02:17  5.0.2195.6824      50,960  W32time.dll      
   21-Sep-2003  00:32  5.0.2195.6824      57,104  W32tm.exe        
Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.

To resolve this problem and stop the online defragmentation from automatically running after the Active Directory garbage collection process, you must install this hotfix on each domain controller where you want to change the behavior. Also, you must add the following key to the registry. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
  2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NTDS\Parameters
  3. Right-click the Parameters subkey, point to New, and then click String Value.
  4. Type DSA Heuristics, and then press ENTER.
  5. Right-click DSA Heuristics, type 0000000001, and then click OK.

    Note There are nine zeros and a one in this registry value.
  6. Exit Registry Editor.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 871003 - Last Review: October 30, 2006 - Revision: 2.6
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Keywords: 
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