Active RPC Connections Are Closed
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If you use a remote procedure call (RPC) to communicate with a remote application, you may see active connections end. In your client application you may see the following error messages:
The active connections are killed by the server that aborts a connection. This causes the client to kill all connections that are associated with the remote port. You can view this issue. Run a Microsoft Network Monitor trace and then review that trace. You can see the server abort a single connection, and then the client ends all connections to the same application on the server.
Service Pack InformationTo 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 InformationA 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 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 Time Version Size File name ---------------------------------------------------------01-Nov-2002 12:22 5.0.2195.6089 943,376 Ole32.dll01-Nov-2002 12:22 5.0.2195.6112 429,840 Rpcrt4.dll01-Nov-2002 12:22 5.0.2195.6089 184,592 Rpcss.dll
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 Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.
For additional information about how to obtain a hotfix for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265173 The Datacenter Program and Windows 2000 Datacenter Server ProductFor additional information about how to install multiple hotfixes with only one reboot, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
296861 Use QChain.exe to Install Multiple Hotfixes with One Reboot
Article ID: 810008 - Last Review: 12/08/2015 01:38:28 - Revision: 3.4
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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