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Specify the Schedule for Alerter Service (Windows NT/2000/XP)

This setting is used to specify how often the server checks alert conditions and sends any required alert messages to administrative users.

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Open your registry and find or create the key below.

Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "AlertSched, ErrorThreshold, NetworkErrorThreshold" and set it according to the value data below.

Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.

Note: By default alert messages are sent every 5 minutes, unless 10 alerts are pending or 5% of all network operations generate an error.

Registry Editor Example
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|AlertSchedREG_DWORD0x00000005 (5)|
|ErrorThresholdREG_DWORD0x0000000A (10)|
|NetworkErrorThresholdREG_DWORD0x00000005 (5)|
Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\
Value Name: AlertSched, ErrorThreshold, NetworkErrorThreshold
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: 1 to 65535 minutes

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Last modified: March 26, 2002