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WINS not working.

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by troublegum, Aug 4, 2006.

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  1. troublegum

    troublegum Thread Starter

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    I have a fresh install of Win 2k3. AD and DNS are setup fine.

    I need a WINS server running to support some old NT4 workstations.
    I've installed WINS but I get the following message in the WINS MMC.....

    The WINS server you specified cannot be located. The WINS server might be down, there might be a network problem of the WINS service might not be installed.

    The error was: Either a required impersonation level was not provided, or the provided impersonation level is invalid.​

    To me this looks like a prermissions issues but I'm stuffed if I can work out where. The Event logs show the WINS server starts fine so I'm a bit confused.

    Google has not helped much either.

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  2. ozrom1e

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    What you are going to have to do is make sure all of the networking settings in all of the machines are 100% correct. If the WINS service is working it has to be a mis-configuration, might just be a wrong number or a wrong name. I would suggest just doing one machine other than the WINS server and when that one is answering the LAN then you just duplicate the rest.
     
  3. troublegum

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    Thanks, I'll check it all out. I've checked the settings a few times though.

    Thanks
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