Windows 2000-based domain controller is slow to remove an object in a global catalog

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Microsoft Windows 2000-based domain controllers in an Active Directory directory service may be slow to remove objects from a Windows 2000-based global catalog server.
This problem may occur if many objects are removed in a relatively short period of time. The Knowledge Consistency Checker (KCC) can remove 500 objects in a session. By default, KCC runs every 15 minutes. This process may result in the slow removal of objects from a Windows 2000-based global catalog server.

Service Pack Information

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

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: 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.

The English version of this hotfix 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         Time   Version        Size     File name   --------------------------------------------------------   01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.6109  124,688  Adsldp.dll     01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.5781  131,344  Adsldpc.dll    01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.6109   62,736  Adsmsext.dll   01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.6052  358,160  Advapi32.dll   01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.6094   49,936  Browser.dll    23-Oct-2002  14:22  5.0.2195.6100  217,872  Dcdiag.exe     01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.6012  135,952  Dnsapi.dll     01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.6076   96,016  Dnsrslvr.dll   01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.5722   45,328  Eventlog.dll   01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.6059  146,704  Kdcsvc.dll     05-Sep-2002  21:18  5.0.2195.6048  200,976  Kerberos.dll   21-Aug-2002  12:27  5.0.2195.6023   71,248  Ksecdd.sys   23-Oct-2002  16:45  5.0.2195.6101  507,664  Lsasrv.dll     23-Oct-2002  16:45  5.0.2195.6101   33,552  Lsass.exe      27-Aug-2002  18:53  5.0.2195.6034  108,816  Msv1_0.dll     01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.5979  307,472  Netapi32.dll   01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.6075  360,720  Netlogon.dll   01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.6100  920,848  Ntdsa.dll      01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.6100   79,120  Ntdskcc.dll    01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.6100  389,392  Samsrv.dll     01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.6100  130,320  Scecli.dll     01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.6100  303,376  Scesrv.dll     23-Oct-2002  14:05  5.0.2195.6100  138,752  Sp3res.dll     01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.5859   48,912  W32time.dll    04-Jun-2002  17:32  5.0.2195.5859   57,104  W32tm.exe      01-Nov-2002  14:46  5.0.2195.6100  126,224  Wldap32.dll    23-Oct-2002  16:45  5.0.2195.6101  507,664  Lsasrv.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.
After you install Windows 2000 SP4 or the hotfix that is described in this article, you may notice that the value of the DRA Pending Replication Synchronizations counter increases but never returns to 0 (zero) as expected when the pending replication queue has no items in it. This problem may also cause monitoring programs such as Microsoft Operations Manager to issue false alerts about replication failures. For additional information about this problem and for information about a hotfix that is available to correct this problem, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
827592 DRA pending replication synchronizations performance counter does not return to 0 (zero)
For additional information about how to obtain a hotfix for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265173 The Datacenter program and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server product

Article ID: 325378 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 17:17:40 - Revision: 1.5

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