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Event ID: 1812 Source: NTDSInter-siteMessaging

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The description for Event ID ( 1812 ) in Source ( NTDS Inter-site Messaging ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: [] 4294967295.
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This occurred while repairing COM+ on a 2003 Enterprise machine. After making some repairs, I was trying to see if any services hung on starting. I inadvertently tried to start Inter-Site Messaging. ME246717 pointed me to HKLM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NTDS\Diagnostics.
The keys there were empty (not in a domain, Active Directory not installed). That explains the lack of details in the event’s description. I also found this response from a MS MVP in a microsoft.public.windows.server.security thread: "You did not mention anything about running Active Directory. Is this machine a DC of a domain? If not, just set that particular service to manual or disabled as it is part of support for Active Directory".
In my case, the event was due to trying to start an AD service on a non-domain server. I do not know if the event can be logged on a server in a domain.

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