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When scavenging or running a consistency check against WINS replication partners, a WINS server may assign local version IDs to records of the replicated database.
This may result in one of the following scenarios if you have the UseRplPnrs registry key enabled:
During a scavenge or consistency check, there is a problem where a replica record was flagged indicating that the WINS server should update a record. This results in a version ID increase. Record ownership is not verified and the version ID is incorrectly assigned.
Additionally, as a result of the check done on the records, another problem is addressed with group names that are in the released or tombstone state. There is a problem where group names in the released or tombstone state can cause symptoms similar to the symptoms stated above after a scavenge or consistency check was run against the WINS database.
There is now a check in place to ensure that only owned records are manipulated.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/152734/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
Article ID: 187555 - Last Review: October 9, 2013 - Revision: 3.2