How to Disable RSVP Signaling

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This article describes how to disable RSVP signaling in the Windows 2000.


RSVP is a signaling technique used in Windows 2000 Quality of Service for establishing bandwidth reservations.

WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
You can use the following registry key to disable RSVP signaling:
Value Type: REG_DWORD
Valid Range: 1 or 0
Description: Setting the entry to 0 disables RSVP on the entire interface. A setting of 1 enables it.


Article ID: 247103 - Last Review: October 22, 2013 - Revision: 2.2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
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