Windows 2000 Domain Controller Logs Event 1153 and Stops Replicating

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A Windows 2000 domain controller may stop responding (hang) while replicating schema updates to other domain controllers in the domain and log event ID 1153. This event states that a class identifier has a superclass that is invalid, for example:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: NTDS General
Event Category: (9)
Event ID: 1153
Date: 6/8/2000
Time: 1:24:10 PM
User: Everyone
Computer: ComputerName

Class identifier 1285129064 (class name msExchRecipientPolicy) has an invalid superclass 1285129062. Inheritance ignored.
Note that this problem can occur after you install Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server on the domain controller.

NOTE: On a Windows 2000-based domain controller, when you open the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in, you may receive the following error message:
Naming information cannot be located because: the search failed to retrieveattributes from the database.
This problem occurs when a replication rule in the Ntdsa.dll code is changed to allow the replication of a class whose superclass has not yet replicated.

In versions of Windows 2000 before you apply this hotfix, the Ntdsa.dll file stopped replicating a class if a superclass did not replicate.
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 theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time    Version        Size     File name   ------------------------------------------------------   07/17/2000  06:24p  5.0.2195.2103  906,512  Ntdsa.dll   07/12/2000  08:01p  5.0.2195.2103  378,640  Samsrv.dll   01/25/01    2:24p   5.0.2195.2842  130,320  adsldpc.dll   01/25/01    2:24p   5.0.2195.2835  348,944  advapi32.dll   01/25/01    2:23p   5.0.2195.2816  502,032  instlsa5.dll   01/25/01    2:24p   5.0.2195.2842  140,560  kdcsvc.dll   01/17/01    1:17p   5.0.2195.2842  198,928  kerberos.dll   12/19/00    9:13p   5.0.2195.2808  69,456   ksecdd.sys   01/25/01    2:24p   5.0.2195.2816  484,112  lsasrv.dll   01/02/01    8:45a   5.0.2195.2816  33,552   lsass.exe   01/23/01    5:06p   5.0.2195.2850  108,816  msv1_0.dll   01/25/01    2:24p   5.0.2195.2844  912,656  ntdsa.dll   01/25/01    2:24p   5.0.2195.2780  363,280  samsrv.dll   01/15/01    9:39a   5.0.2195.3140  3,584    spmsg.dll				

To work around this problem, demote the domain controller and then promote the domain controller.
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 2.


Article ID: 268995 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 23:43:50 - Revision: 2.3

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