How to Disable the NetLogon Check on a Front-End Server


Topic Last Modified: 2005-05-24

DSAccess connects to Active Directory servers to check available disk space, time synchronization, and replication participation by using the NetLogon service with RPC. This procedure explains how to disable the NetLogon check.

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).

  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: DisableNetlogonCheck

    Data type: REG_DWORD

    Value data: 1