Article ID: 953730 - View products that this article applies to.
You use the netsh command for Peer Name Resolution Protocol (PNRP) to publish a peer name for the computer on a Windows Server 2008-based computer. Then, you receive the following error message:
This error occurs when you type the set machinename publish=start command at the Netsh p2p pnrp> prompt, and then press ENTER.
Element not found.
Note The set machinename publish=start command starts the PNRP Machine Name Publication Service in Windows Server 2008.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
PNRP is used by Windows Peer-to-Peer (P2P) networking to resolve names for peer communication. In P2P environments, peers rely on name resolution systems to resolve each other's network locations. This name resolution includes addresses, protocols, and ports from names or from other kinds of identifiers. PNRP provides a secure, scalable, and dynamic name registration and name resolution protocol. This protocol was first developed for Windows XP, and then the protocol was upgraded in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008. Applications can take advantage of the new functionalities that PNRP provides. PNRP works very differently from other name resolution systems.
PNRP has the following features:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb726971(TechNet.10).aspxFor more information about netsh commands for Peer-to-Peer networking, visit the following Microsoft Web site: