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Q: I added the DNS server to my windows 2000 installation, and I got this error. ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: I added the DNS server to my windows 2000 installation, and I got this error.
Category: Computers > Operating Systems
Asked by: archaic0-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 14 Jan 2005 10:10 PST
Expires: 13 Feb 2005 10:10 PST
Question ID: 457216
How do I resolve this error?  The DNS Server service depends on the
following nonexistent service: NTLmSsp.

Request for Question Clarification by legolas-ga on 14 Jan 2005 15:19 PST
Hi archaic0-ga,

I typically I do not answer computer questions priced at this level,
as they typically involve much more work (and specialized knowledge)
than is compensated by the price at $5.. However, I think I can give
you a really fast answer to the question. Can you go to the Services
Admin Tools and go to the "Properties" of "NtLmSsp	NT LM Security
Support Provider" and tell me if it is set to Manual, Automatic or
Disabled startup?



Clarification of Question by archaic0-ga on 15 Jan 2005 22:43 PST
Well, since you replied, you get the $5.00.  I found a solution after
a while longer googling, though I was unsure about it at first.  The
NtLmSsp service wasn't there - that was my problem.  I found the
registry key to add it, although it was a MS KB article for NT4.  It
worked though and I'm working now.

Why this machine didn't add that, I don't know.  I've done two machine
buildups side by side and I'm doing the same things in the same order.
 The two machines ended up one having that service already, and one

Curious, but no matter, it's working now.


Clarification of Question by archaic0-ga on 15 Jan 2005 22:45 PST
I guess you have to post an answer for me to mark it as an answer, so
do that and just say 'make sure the ntlmssp service exists and is
running' so I can mark it as accepted.
Subject: Re: I added the DNS server to my windows 2000 installation, and I got this error
Answered By: legolas-ga on 15 Jan 2005 22:56 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Well, thank you very much for allowing me to post the 'official'
answer. Although, I have to say had you posted that you didn't have
that service at all, I would have also found you the solution :)

But, I'm happy to have pointed you in the direction you needed anyways.

For the record, to fix your problem, make sure the ntlmssp service is
running and set to automatic. Also, ensure that it is *installed*! :)

Thanks again,

archaic0-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $5.00
Thanks for the help!

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