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Getting error on Event ID 2021

We are running a Windows 2000 server. We are receiving many instances of the error message: "The server was unable to allocate a work item nnn times in the last 60 seconds. Event ID 2021." Immediately after this, drive shares become unavailable to client workstations with no other indication of a server problem. Rebooting the server and the client workstations temporarily solves the problem.

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There are several articles in TechNet that address this issue and provide resolutions. Instead of retyping all of that, I'll direct you to the source. Go to TechNet then perform a search on 2021.

This was first published in January 2003

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