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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 Description: Internal event: Active Directory has encountered the following exception and associated parameters. Exception:e0010004 Parameter:0 Additional Data Error value:-1605 Internal ID:206105d For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://support.microsoft.com.
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. Object:DC=server_name,DC=server2_name,DC=domain_name,DC=org Network address:135fba9c-756f-4e69-b16f-af728c6673c3._msdcs.server_name.domain_name.org This operation will be tried again later. For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://support.microsoft.com.
Event Type: Warning Event Source: NTDS Replication Event Category: Replication Event ID: 1061 Description: Internal event: The directory replication agent request returned the following status. Additional Data Error value:8438 %2 For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://support.microsoft.com.
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.
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.
You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix Replacement Information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
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.