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Scan to folder across subnets/VLAN's no longer works

We have a Sharp copier scanner set up on address 172.20.20.200 and a Windows 2008 file server with network shares IP - 172.20.10.82. Up until a week ago we could scan from the copier directly to a ...
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Win server 2003: bind netbios name to ip address

I have a Win 2003 enterprise edition cluster. Each group of resources has its own ip address and network name. Here is the result of nbtstat -n: Public LAN(1): Node IpAddress: [192.168.1.7] Scope Id:...
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Restricting NetBIOS Access

There is a Windows Server in the domain. It has folders NetBIOS shares for users to access. It also plays the role of Remote Desktop via RDP. How can I keep all of these services advertised but ...
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Resolve NetBIOS names without full qualification

I am connected to my office VPN and I can successfully RDP into my computer using the fully qualified name for it PC00001.myofficevpn.plc. When I try to connect using only the hostname PC00001, I do ...
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Intermittent “The specified network name is no longer available. (Error #64)” error when accessing share on ReadyNAS

We have a customer who is using a ReadyNAS 3220 (firmware 6.4.2) as their file storage on a Windows network. When processing a large number of read/writes to a share on that device, our software ...
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OmniOS r151018 file server visible in samba4 Active Directory but not in Windows Network Neighborhood

I have a test setup containing: 3 AD domain controllers (set up to replicate between them), all running Samba 4.3 on Univention Corporate Server 4.1 1 Windows 7 SP1 client joined to the domain 1 ...
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What does a REGISTRATION; NEGATIVE; RESPONSE; UNICAST message mean (UDP 137)?

I am seeing on the gateway of a WiFi network a flood of these messages: 12:32:53.334215 IP PRINTER.netbios-ns > 10.10.10.254.netbios-ns: NBT UDP PACKET(137): REGISTRATION; REQUEST; UNICAST 12:32:...
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disallow Samba WINS from making hostnames viewable across subnets

I have a samba server set up at work for simple things, such as printer and folder sharing. There is a "internal" subnet and VLAN and a "guest" subnet and VLAN. Samba runs on the same Debian machine ...
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2008r2 Domain: net view error 6118 on one site

Situation: Domain Level 2008r2, all DCs 2008r2 Site A: 3 DCs, no WINS, Computerbrowser Service not active - net view works (on clients and DCs) Site B: 2 DCs, no WINS, Computerbrowser Server not ...
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Windows 7 - VPN and host name lookup

I have set up a VPN server using a Sinology box for accessing my office network from home. I can access all the office IPs, but the host name resolution has some problems. DNS queries work : nslookup ...
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Strange NetBIOS query with old computer name

I've one computer in our network which I first named PC029. Shortly after I changed its name to PC021. This was more than a year ago. Today I've found (thanks to Wireshark) that this computer is ...
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Mac can connect to samba via IP but not netbios name [closed]

I've setup a samba share on Centos 6. smb.conf [data] path = /data writeable = yes browseable = yes valid users = user01 create mask = 0777 create mode = 0777 directory mode = 0777 share modes = yes ...
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Rebuilding Domain From Scratch. How to Use Old Netbios Domain Name on new DC?

I have a client that I am currently in the process of upgrading from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012R2. They are a small business, working off of a single server. The decision was made to ...
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Debian 8(Jessie): netbios name resolution

To resolve netbios names on Debian 7(Wheezy) I used to install winbind and append a 'wins' in /etc/nsswitch.conf. This procedure appears to not work on a freshly installed Debian 8.2(Jessie). It does, ...
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When should I use an LMHOST file? [closed]

I'm doing research on the LMHOSTS file. Can anyone tell me when I would want to use the LMHOST file?
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NetBios issues with multiple adapters, may not be turning on

I'm working in a Windows 2008 server. I'm getting conflicting messages as to weather or not netbios is enabled. The problem is that my AD users can't "discover" the server. I think that netbios is to ...
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ping -a 'myfileserversIP' resolves name of 'mydomaincontroller' which are two different server

Have a strange problem with DNS or Netbios or something: In my Domainenvironment i'm on a domain-joined Windows 7 Client. Trying to do a reverse lookup of the ip of my dedicated fileserver (NetApp ...
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How to find all hostnames (even laptops that aren't currently on the network) on a network?

I manage a network that has a lot of laptops. The users that use the laptops are frequently traveling. When someone gets a new computer I run into a problem determining what the hostname should be. ...
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Netbios binding in server 2008

I am creating a middle ground server as a funnel point for our regular network to talk to our legacy network, which is running Lantastic 8.0/8.1 on MS Dos 6.1. To do so, I need to install Netbios, ...
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Computers not showing up in each other's workgroup browser

I have set up a VPN network between my Windows 7 home computer and my remote Windows Server 2003. This all works fine, the computers can ping each other and I can also access the server's smb shares ...
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Samba logging all Macs on our network to log.workstation

We have a Samba share on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. Per-machine logging is switched on via log.%m. I understand from the Samba documentation that %m is the NetBIOS machine name for the client machine. ...
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Error adding child Active Directory domain to existing forest

I'm building a test environment containing multiple Active Directory domains in the same forest, but I'm having strange issues while trying to add a child domain to the forest root domain. All ...
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netbios traffic after adding host to snmp allowed hosts

I noticed in my firewall that there was a ton of traffic for net-bios traffic (udp 137) after adding some hosts to the snmp allowed packets list in windows server 2008. I could not find any ...
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Show NetBIOS name before Username on Windows 7 Logon

I am setting up a new DC using Windows Server 2008 R2, and my FQDN is MFC.com. When I logon to a client computer (E5530.MFC.com) using that domain, instead of showing "MFC\user.name", it shows "E5530\...
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NetBIOS ping issues

I am having an issue with NetBIOS Pinging. When I ping a PC/Server on the network with its NetBIOS Name I am finding that the PC/Server is getting associated with an IP address outside my network (IP ...
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Windows 7 Spamming Domain Controllers on ports 445 and 139, causing lockout

I have a domain lockout issue and in troubleshooting, I found through netstat that my machine is pummeling the domain controllers on ports 445 and 139. It is creating thousands of user ports to do ...
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How to set up netbios aliases on smbd / nmbd

The hostname of my server is slightly unfriendly (let's say b4dn4me). I want my users to be able to access the server under a nicer name (let's say bonnie). Samba is installed just to be able to ...
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Local Link Multicast Name Resolution replaces NetBIOS, yet textbook says otherwise

I am studying from Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure (our environment still has significant Windows 2008 R2 servers), and one question asks You are working on a Windows Server ...
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“You were not connected because a duplicate name exists on the network” Error on Server2003

I have a Server2003 server which started to have the error in the subject: System error 52 has occured "You were not connected because a duplicate name exists on the network." I get this error when ...
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Troubleshooting unwanted NTP Traffic

A domain controller running Windows Server 2012 is sending NTP and NETBIOS traffic to an address that has never been configured as a time provider. The server logs give no indication that any NTP ...
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Server with static IP is not showing up in Computer Browser?

We have two servers on a Windows network. One is both the primary domain controller, as well as the DHCP and DNS server. The other one is just a file and database server. Both machines use static ...
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How to remove alternative NetBIOS name

We renamed a Windows 2008 R2 x64 server. We renamed it by running netdom computername oldname /add:newname netdom computername oldname /makeprimary:newname netdom computername newname /remove:...
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iptables/netfilter rules for samba/netbios access

Which iptables-rules do I have to set to allow clients to access a samba server with working netbios (i.e. being able to use \MyServer instead of \192.168.0.1 to access the server from Windows)? I've ...
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Why would file services only be setup for TCP 139?

I am learning a legacy system where the security team only opened TCP port 139 between web servers and a file server (both Windows 2008 R2) for file access. I have usually used TCP port 445 for such ...
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Is it possible to enumerate Windows users remotely?

I have a couple of shared folders which are accesible by an account which has no password (long story). But the username is very long and difficult. Is this (relatively) safe and secure, or is it ...
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Server 2012 Network Not Showing All Devices

I am evaluating Windows Server 2012 Essentials. I have a variety of computers on my subnet, but not all of them are showing up under the NETWORK section of Explorer on the server. Several Windows ...
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Active Directory and WORKGROUP [closed]

Is is possible to run an Active Directory on a network and still have WORKGROUP computers on the network and have them still able to access each other? Would I have to use IPs over NetBIOS names or ...
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Samba ignoring netbios name

I am trying to configure a new samba (3.6.9-151.el6) fileserver on CentOs 6.4 The browsing works, I can see the other Computers on the network using smbtree -N The server shows up in the list and is ...
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how to get netbios or wins traffic across multiple network hops

This network: I have a samba server in the main office LAN. I have multiple satellite offices, 3 hops away. Wins and netbios work fine, using both windows servers and samba servers. Such as: [ main ...
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Connecting to windows 2003 using ipv6-literal: A duplicate name exists on the network

I'm trying to connect to Windows 2003 server's share using ipv6 address from Windows Server 2008. I use ipv6-literal.net conversion as described on http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa385353....
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Test machine (Win7 laptop) redirect server UNC paths back to same test machine

I have a Windows7 laptop for developing at home. The live application makes calls to the SQL Database ("CANCENTRESRV") which I have been succesful in redirecting back to the my laptop using HOSTS ...
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Windows Azure: file share, named pipe between virtual machines

I'm not able to get named pipes working within a single VM or across 2 VMs within Azure. Availability set is not an option. So, if the VM name is testVM.cloudapp.net, the named pipe is failing with ...
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how can I clear stale workgroups from windows machine?

I have a list of netbios workgroups that I can see with "net view" on Windows 7. One of these workgroups is there due to a typo error on another machine, that has since been corrected. I want to ...
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Multiple users can't access server's shared drive under NAT

The setup is Server -computer -computer Router -computer -computer -computer -computer If multiple computers underneath the router try to access the drive at the same time, it says ...
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Does “User name may not be same as computer name” apply to active directory user names

I was going through this article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310845 If you try to create a user account on a computer and try to use the computer name for the user account name, you receive ...
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Why does samba with netbios aliases only load one of the configurations?

I'm running an OpenSuSE 11.3 box with samba v3.5.4. I've set up my smb.conf as follows: [global] netbios aliases = jean-pc2 storage include = /etc/samba/smb.conf.%L Then I have ...
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Active Directory Netbios character limit

Is it possible to join domains via FQDN rather than the Netbios name? Reason I ask is that with netbios character limit of 15, we have two hosts with the same netbios shortened name. Meaning we can ...
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What are the consequences of giving an AD domain differing NetBIOS and DNS names?

In the past, when creating AD domains, I've used the common convention of using a sub-domain of the company's publicly registered domain name, e.g "corp.mycompany.com" or "int.mycompany.com". I've ...
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VPN worked with Vista client, but breaks with Win7 client

I have a VPN with WinServer2003 on the host side and Vista (x64) as the client. The Vista client (192.168.0.nnn) connects daily to the VPN to backup all the machines on the host side (10.1.nnn.nnn). ...
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Netbios in AD console [closed]

I was wondering, in the AD users $ computers console, it's using the netbios name to display the machine name. Is there a way to use the DNS name instead of the netbios? thanks