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I configured a wins server today but have problems with the replication.
It only replicated one way .... server error log is pasted below.

Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Wins
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      4243
Date:            8/24/2004
Time:            1:32:12 PM
User:            N/A
Computer:*********
Description:
WINS Pull thread encountered an error during the process of sending a push  notification to another WINS. The error code is given in the data section.
Data:
0000: 04 0a 00 00 08 00 00 e0   .......à

what else can I provide for information to help solve this...???
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Make sure that you configure each server to point to itself.
Each WINS server that you install on your network must register its own set of unique names and group NetBIOS names in WINS.
WINS service problems may occur if different WINS servers own the names that a particular WINS server registers. To prevent these problems, configure each WINS server as its own primary WINS server and secondary WINS server.

If the above does not help you follow this action plan:
Try Stopping and Starting the WINS service on the affected servers.    
In WINS Manager, click Configuration on the Server menu: Ensure that the Replicate On Address Change check box is cleared for ALL servers.
Break replication (On all servers)
Run Consistency Checker on all WINS servers. (Verify Database Consistency and Verify Version ID Consistency). See Q145881.

If this does not work, your last option is to manually recreate a WINS database for all your wins servers. See Q168712.  
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q145881
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q168712
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also:
Troubleshooting WINS error event ID 4102, 4243, 4242, and 4286 messages
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q321208

Recommended Practices for WINS
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q185786

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turned out to be the second server not having the WINS address(itself) in the static settings....
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