Service Pack 3 Adds Updates to Several Windows 2000 Support Tools

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The Windows 2000 Support Tools help support personnel and network administrators to manage their networks and troubleshoot problems. Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) includes updates for several of the Support Tools. The tools that have been updated include:
For additional information about SP3, click the article number below 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 has the file attributes (or later) 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         Version        Size       File name   ----------------------------------------------------   11-Jan-2002  5.0.2195.4827    217,872  Dcdiag.exe   28-Aug-2001       811,792  Iadstools.dll   15-Mar-2002  5.0.2195.5080    389,904  Netdiag.exe   25-Jan-2002  5.0.2195.4874    114,448  Netdom.exe   14-Mar-2002  5.0.2195.5080    161,040  Nltest.exe   28-Aug-2001     1,281,296  Replmon.exe				
For additional information about the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows 2000, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
More information
The Support tools are not automatically installed when you install Windows 2000 SP3. Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server customers must contact their Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for information about how to obtain the updated Support tools.

The updated tools are available in the Support\Tools\ file on the Windows 2000 SP3 CD-ROM. They are also available for download. To download the tools, visit the following Microsoft Web site:The Windows 2000 Support Tools Help file (W2rksupp.chm) is located in the file, and it includes a description of each file and its associated syntax, sample output, and notes. See this Help file for specific usage information for these tools. Additional help is available by typing toolname /help at a command prompt, and then pressing ENTER.

For additional information about fixes or features that have been added to the updated tools, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290149 Replmon Incorrectly Returns an Error Message When Binding to FSMO Role Owner
291383 Dcdiag Connectivity Test Does Not Succeed and Displays "')" for the Host Name
297384 Netdiag.exe Does Not Query SPN Registration When Down-Level Name Is Different
300630 Out of Sync Status When You Run Netdom.exe /Verify Command
300917 Memory Leak Calling the DsGetDcName() or DsGetSiteName() Function
305832 Memory Leak with the GetDirectPartnersEx() Function in Iadstools.dll
310685 Netdiag.exe Stops Responding When You Run the DNS Test
313108 Dcdiag Incorrectly Reports an Unsuccessful Connectivity Test

Article ID: 322271 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 07:26:00 - Revision: 4.0

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