When using either Outlook Express or Outlook in Internet Only mode, network connections to an LDAP server are not closed after a "Find People" search. This results in an excessive number of connections being opened on the server.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or
the individual software update. For information on obtaining the
latest service pack, please go to:
- Windows Service Pack Center
how to obtain the latest windows nt 4.0 service pack
For information on obtaining the individual software update, contact Microsoft
Product Support Services. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support
Services phone numbers and information on support costs, please go to the
following address on the World Wide Web:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT version 4.0 Service Pack 5.
With the Wldap32.dll fix applied, each search concludes with an unbind and the connections are closed.