The Event ID 2042 update is now posted on the Windows Server 2008 library: Event ID 2042: It has been too long since this machine replicated

Now we have included some potential causes and some text to warn you not to initialize replication again until all the lingering objects are cleaned up from Active Directory. There are some additional explanations there as well. The Windows Server 2003 version has not yet been updated. However, if this new version does well in the ratings and feedback, then that might happen. I hope the expanded explanations turn out to be useful.

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