Replication of license information failed because the License Logging
Service on server \\XXXX could not be contacted.
The following error appears (regularly, possibly every 15 minutes or
so) in the Application event log on the (PDC or BDC) server:
Event ID: 213
Description: Replication of license information failed because the License
Logging Service on server \\XXXX could not be contacted.
Where 'XXXX' is the name of another server.
Possible Causes and Remedies:
The license service on the current server regularly tries to synchronise
licensing information with the second server 'XXXX', but for some reason
is unable to communicate with the License Logging Service on the second
These notes have been tested with Windows NT4.
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