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If there are many Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) printers on a cluster using the standard TCP/IP port monitor and one or two printers enter a state in which the SNMP agent does not respond, the cluster does not fail over.
Under some conditions, when a printer or a number of SNMP-enabled standard TCP/IP printers are connected to the network but do not have SNMP functioning, clustering does not fail over because Tcpmon deadlocks.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260910/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 1.
For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/249149/EN-US/ )Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes
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