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Article ID: 956263 - Last Review: February 24, 2009 - Revision: 2.0

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SUMMARY

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.

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Update for Windows Server 2003

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Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems

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Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition

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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:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\ReservedPorts
The following ports are reserved by this utility.
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Port numberProtocolService name
1080UDPInternet Authentication Service
1434UDPMicrosoft SQL Server
1645UDPInternet Authentication Service
1646UDPInternet Authentication Service
1701UDPRouting and Remote Access
1718-1719UDPISA2000 (only)
1720UDPISA2000 (only)
1745UDPISA
1755UDPWindows Media Services
1801UDPMessage Queuing
1812UDPInternet Authentication Service
1813UDPInternet Authentication Service
1900UDPSSDP Discovery Service
2460UDPWindows Media Services
2535UDPDHCP Server
2701UDPSMS Remote Control Agent
2702UDPSMS Remote Control Agent
2703UDPSMS Remote Control Agent
2704UDPSMS Remote Control Agent
2883UDPExchange Server
3343UDPCluster Service
3500-3619UDPISA 2000 (only)
3527UDPMessage Queuing
4011UDPRemote Installation
4500UDPLocal Security Authority
5004UDPWindows Media Services
5005UDPWindows Media Services

Uninstall behavior

If you uninstall this utility, the ports that are added by the utility are not removed automatically.

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 Premium Edition
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