DisableTaskOffload

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windows2000serv/reskit/regentry/94176.mspx?mfr=true


As a reminder on a SBS 2003 box, ensure that you disable task offloading.


Setup a reg key under this value


HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters


Under that set up a Dword value called DisableTaskOffload and ensure that it has a value of 1 under there.


To disable checksum offloading:


From the registry you can do:


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters


Click Edit, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.


Type DisableTaskOffload as the entry name, and then press ENTER.


Right-click DisableTaskOffload, and then click Modify.


In the Value data box, type a value of 1 , and then click OK.


 


(edit) Disable RSS (and no we’re not talking about disabling Newsgator here) but Receive side scaling – more of that Scalable networking stuff – impacting SecureNat


http://support.microsoft.com/kb/912222/en-us


1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit , and then click OK.
2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters
3. On the Edit menu, point to New, click DWORD Value, and then type EnableRSS .
4. Double-click EnableRSS, type 0 , and then click OK.

http://msmvps.com/blogs/bradley/archive/2007/03/18/sbsized-windows-2003-sp2-release-notes.aspx

(redoing this to ensure it’s saved under Windows 2003 sp2)


 

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