Some Domain Controllers Cannot Replicate with Other Domain Controllers After You Install Windows 2000 Service Pack 4

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Some domain controllers may not successfully replicate with other domain controllers in your organization. When this problem occurs, you may receive event messages that are similar to one or more of the following event messages in the event log:

Event Type: Warning
Event Source: NTDS GeneralEvent
Category: Internal Processing
Event ID: 1173
Internal event: Active Directory has encountered the following exception and associated parameters.
Additional Data Error value:-1605
Internal ID:206105d
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Event Type: Warning
Event Source: NTDS Replication
Event Category: Replication
Event ID: 1083
Description:Active Directory could not update the following object with changes received from the domain controller at the following network address because Active Directory was busy processing information.
This operation will be tried again later.
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Event Type: Warning
Event Source: NTDS Replication
Event Category: Replication
Event ID: 1061
Internal event: The directory replication agent request returned the following status. Additional Data Error value:8438 %2
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This problem may occur if a child domain is not completely removed. As a result, some domain controllers in your organization may have conflicting information about the child domain.

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.


To install this hotfix, you must have Windows 2000 SP4 installed.

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   ----------------------------------------------------------   06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6748    124,688  Adsldp.dll          06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6748    132,368  Adsldpc.dll         06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6748     63,760  Adsmsext.dll        06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6800    381,712  Advapi32.dll        06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6753     69,392  Browser.dll         06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6680    134,928  Dnsapi.dll          06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6780     96,528  Dnsrslvr.dll        06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6753     47,376  Eventlog.dll        06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6759    148,240  Kdcsvc.dll          18-Jun-2003  17:43  5.0.2195.6758    205,072  Kerberos.dll        26-Mar-2003  21:37  5.0.2195.6695     71,888  Ksecdd.sys   01-Aug-2003  17:40  5.0.2195.6797    509,712  Lsasrv.dll          01-Aug-2003  17:40  5.0.2195.6797     33,552  Lsass.exe           17-Jul-2003  23:13  5.0.2195.6786    109,840  Msv1_0.dll          06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6601    311,568  Netapi32.dll        06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6791    361,232  Netlogon.dll        06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6800    931,600  Ntdsa.dll           06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6742    392,464  Samsrv.dll          06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6737    131,344  Scecli.dll          06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6737    306,448  Scesrv.dll          15-Jul-2003  22:08  5.0.2195.6776  4,858,368  Sp3res.dll          06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6601     51,472  W32time.dll         16-Aug-2002  13:32  5.0.2195.6601     57,104  W32tm.exe           06-Aug-2003  23:22  5.0.2195.6741    126,224  Wldap32.dll   
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about how hotfix packages are named , click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New Naming Schema for Microsoft Windows Hotfix Packages

Article ID: 825952 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 19:28:19 - Revision: 3.3

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