How to Disable the Directory Access Ping


Topic Last Modified: 2005-05-24

This procedure describes how to disable DSAccess from pinging domain controllers.

This topic contains information about editing the registry.

Incorrectly editing the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Problems resulting from editing the registry incorrectly may not be able to be resolved. Before editing the registry, back up any valuable data.

  1. Start Registry Editor (Regedit.exe).

  2. Locate and select the following key in the registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services

  3. On the Edit menu, click Add Value, and then add the following registry value:

    Value name: LdapKeepAliveSecs

    Data type: REG_DWORD

    Value data: 0