Windows 2000 does not recognize OSPF network interface update

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SYMPTOMS

If the link between two routers is removed, the OSPF (Open Shortest Path First) protocol does not work correctly, and the dial-up route is not initiated when you use Microsoft Windows Server 2000.

CAUSE

When the secondary interface is disabled, the secondary router does not send a link state update. Therefore, the router table is never updated, and the demand dial interface is never dialed on the primary router.

RESOLUTION

This behavior is by design.

WORKAROUND

You can use RIP (Routing Information Protocol) to work around this issue.

For additional information about, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
241545 How to implement RIP over RRAS in Windows 2000

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Article ID: 820681 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 1.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
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