Staging Directory is Full

On Windows 2000 before SP3, FRS event ID 13522 indicates that the FRS service has paused because the staging directory is full. Replication will resume if staging space becomes available or if the staging directory size is increased.

On Windows 2000 before SP3, you must clear the replication backlog. There are four common reasons why the staging directory fills up:

Often, there is a combination problems; that is, changes cannot be replicated and the amount of change orders does not map to the amount of changes made.


Increase the size of the staging directory by following this procedure:

To increase the size of the staging directory

  1. In the Run dialog box, type regedit.exe, and click OK.
  2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\NtFrs\Parameters.
  3. Right-click the Staging Space Limit in KB entry and click Modify.
  4. Click Decimal, type the desired size of the staging directory in kilobytes, and click OK.
  5. Close the registry editor.
  6. At the command prompt, type net stop ntfrs & net start ntfrs.

For more information about the staging directory, see Adjust the Staging Directory Size Accordingly.