"Failure Audit" Stop Error Occurs When You Try to Build a Trust Relationship

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When you try to build a trust relationship between a client computer and a Microsoft Windows 2000-based domain controller, the domain controller abruptly stops, and you receive a "Failure Audit" Stop error. This causes the domain controller to stop responding.

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.


No prerequisites are required.

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) 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   -----------------------------------------------------------   03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6824    124,688  Adsldp.dll     03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6824     32,368  Adsldpc.dll    03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6824     63,760  Adsmsext.dll   03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6824    381,712  Advapi32.dll   03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6824     69,904  Browser.dll    03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6824    136,464  Dnsapi.dll     03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6824     96,016  Dnsrslvr.dll   03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6824     47,376  Eventlog.dll   03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6863    148,240  Kdcsvc.dll     03-Oct-2003  22:47  5.0.2195.6863    206,096  Kerberos.dll   21-Sep-2003  00:32  5.0.2195.6824     71,888  Ksecdd.sys   03-Oct-2003  22:15  5.0.2195.6863    511,248  Lsasrv.dll     03-Oct-2003  22:15  5.0.2195.6863     33,552  Lsass.exe      03-Oct-2003  21:57  5.0.2195.6863    114,960  Msv1_0.dll     03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6824    307,984  Netapi32.dll   03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6862    361,232  Netlogon.dll   03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6826    931,600  Ntdsa.dll      03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6824    392,464  Samsrv.dll     03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6824    113,936  Scecli.dll     03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6824    259,856  Scesrv.dll     30-Sep-2003  20:56  5.0.2195.6826  5,298,176  Sp3res.dll     03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6824     48,912  W32time.dll    21-Sep-2003  00:32  5.0.2195.6824     57,104  W32tm.exe      03-Oct-2003  23:41  5.0.2195.6824    126,224  Wldap32.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
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816915 New Naming Schema for Microsoft Windows Hotfix Packages
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Article ID: 830264 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 19:59:31 - Revision: 2.5

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
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