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This article describes the UDP Port Reservation Utility for Windows Server 2003. System administrators can use this utility to reserve UDP Ports that are required by most Microsoft services. System administrators might want to use this utility if certain Microsoft services cannot start because of port binding failures.
The following files are available for download from the MicrosoftDownload Center:
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Note This utility is also available for Windows Small Business Server 2003 users through Microsoft Update.
The utility reserves the UDP ports by adding a set of ports into the following registry entry: