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Wrong default gateway assigned [closed]

I am using Windows 7. Here is a correct ipconfig which helps me connect to Internet: IPv4 Address 192.168.1.100 Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0 Default Gateway 192.168.1.254 It happens so often that in ...
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1answer
48 views

OSX Mavericks and Windows 7 missing files [closed]

I have in a local Mac mini server running Mavericks which is acting as a file server for two windows 7 clients The files on the server are mainly images and are shared via SMB. Whenever I try to view ...
0
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1answer
29 views

Can't Reinstall Solarwinds 9.2 after installing 10.9.1 Trial version

I am having an issue I am hoping someone can help me with. I own a copy of an older version of solarwinds 9.2, I decided I wanted to give the new solarwinds version a try so I decided to download it. ...
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1answer
29 views

e1kexpress event log entries for constant NIC connection and reconnection

We were experiencing problems with one of our Windows 7 client applications that maintains a windows file share connection to a local server and it seemed to require lengthy application restarts ...
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1answer
137 views

Why is Windows 7 not following all routes? [closed]

My computer is connected to my secondary router that's running the 192.168.42.0/24 network and my computer also has a route that directs anything on that network to the router, but for anything on ...
0
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0answers
37 views

Connecting to Aerohive APs from Laptops running Win. 7 using authentication from a Windows 2008 domain server

I have deployed a wireless network using Aerohive access points. 2 of them are set up as radius servers. I want my users to be able to use the same user name and password they use when they log onto ...
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1answer
190 views

Samba setup: RHEL, Windows 7

service smb restart; service winbind restart; service nmb restart service smb stop; service winbind stop; service nmb stop I, for the kick of it, thought I'll setup a samba server on my office ...
0
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2answers
232 views

Why single file transfer is not faster than 50MB/s over Gigabit LAN?

I ran some tests on our gigabit network. When I transfer a big file (10GB) from a windows 7 computer to another, the troughtput never exceed 50Mb (it start at 80MB/s for one second then slows down to ...
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votes
1answer
115 views

Resolving wins 7 domain join issue

Please, I have tried everything possible to resolve the issue of joining my wins7 client computers to the domain. I have been getting dns resolution error whenever an attempt is made to join the ...
0
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1answer
96 views

nslookup and tracert inconsistencies

In a Windows 7 VirtualBox guest with NAT and an OpenVPN connection issued by the host, nslookup and tracert behave differently w.r.t. name resolution: nslookup hostname works, using 10.0.2.3 as DNS ...
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votes
1answer
45 views

Excessive Data Consumption [closed]

I need some help, would be thankful if someone give me the idea for this. We've a wireless internet connection in our office and the day since then our office has switched from a dynamic IP to a ...
0
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2answers
217 views

unable to connect through telnet in windows 7 [closed]

I'm trying to connect to my computer through telnet. I've turned telnet client and server on. I've opened port 23 on my computer firewall and on my router. But when i test it: C:\>telnet ...
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1answer
38 views

Auto map network from Linux drive

So I started working for a company that has a 2003 SBS as the domain controller with the workstations being Windows 7. We have a Linux server with Samba install, which acts like a file server. The ...
0
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2answers
48 views

New build Win7 workstation fails to see the DC (Server 2k8 ) but can see the DHCP/network just fine

We have a new-build windows7 64 bit workstation that can't see the Windows Server 2k8r2 Domain Controller and therefore can't join the domain. It is connecting to the network just fine, all drivers ...
0
votes
1answer
162 views

Dropping Packets Randomly

I have a SuperMicro Server based on the X9DR3-LN4F+ motherboard from SuperMicro. Original intentions for the system were quite different from what it has ended up serving, but that happens. It is ...
1
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2answers
166 views

Can a duplicate computer name be known before attempting to join the domain?

Techs in the field are deploying windows 7 pcs onto a domain. They complete one entry screen, which should give them a unique computer name. However, they are human and end up giving the pcs the ...
0
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0answers
45 views

Windows Sometimes Renames Network Adapter

I am running Windows 7 Embedded with a locked boot partition (meaning the registry and entire OS is in the same state at every boot). This device uses statically defined IP addresses, which are ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Running Network-Reliant Processes on Startup

I'm in charge of deploying and modifying a bit of in-house software that is meant to run on end-user workstations, which run either Windows 7 or XP SP3. The goal is to maximize the amount of time the ...
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3answers
422 views

Bacula director daemon unable to authenticate windows 7 client

My director daemon in being hosted on an ubuntu machine and the client is a windows 7 machine. Both machines are on the same subnet. I'm having trouble authenticating between the server and the ...
1
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2answers
126 views

Need Help locking down many networked public computers

Does anybody know any type of system lockdown/parental control software that will work for networked machines, with users that may or may have not already setup an account on the local machine? I'm ...
0
votes
1answer
175 views

LAN bandwidth in Linux is low

everyone, I connect two PCs both with 1000Mbps NIC. One(A) of them runs Fedora 8 while another(B) runs Windows7. I test bandwidth between them with Ixchariot, it shows about 10Mbps. If A and B both ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

Resetting the Network Type on Windows 7

My employer has a network which primarily consists of Windows XP workstations; and I am a Linux user at home. I have a single Windows 7 workstation which was moved and reconnected to the same switch ...
1
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2answers
80 views

Wireless DNS needing to be different at home and at work

One of my users brings his laptop to and from the office. At the office we have to assign the DNS to be able to access the server correctly. Is there an easy way to switch between the different DNS ...
1
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0answers
34 views

Custom incremental update in Windows

Our client has 100+ computer in the network and they are switching to Windows 7 next month. Our software is based on SQL 2008 and .NET 1.1 binaries. They requirement is to create an incremental ...
2
votes
2answers
523 views

Diagnosing Server 2008 and Windows 7 LAN Speed

I have a customer with Server 2008 in a VM, and maybe 15 Windows 7 clients. They are experiencing slowness when using an ERP system whose data resides on the server. The database in question is a load ...
2
votes
1answer
379 views

How do I install Skype on computer so that anyone who logs in does NOT have to go through the initial config?

I installed Skype when logged on to the (local) admin account. Now, when I log off that, and log on as myname on the domain, I have to click through the intial setup steps (after you've already run ...
3
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2answers
116 views

Computers on network crashing

We have recently upgraded our network to Windows 7 clients with Windows server 2008 servers. The upgrade was completed by the end of September and until now has been fine (apart from the minor bugs). ...
3
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3answers
1k views

Windows 7 DHCP Default Gateway not Overridden by manual Default Gateway

We have recently installed Windows 7 for student computers. All student computers must be routed through our content filter which is located at 192.168.0.63. This was done in WinXP by adding a Default ...
3
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2answers
397 views

Configuring Windows 7 for a Closed Network

I have previously regularly created closed networks of Windows XP machines, that is, several machines networked together with switches and routers (& static IPs) but no connection to the outside ...
0
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2answers
285 views

Windows clients not accepting incoming connections on WiFi

I am having a few issues with clients in remote sites and have narrowed it down to TCP connections not being accepted by/not reaching the WiFi adapter. Outgoing connections are fine, and over Ethernet ...
0
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1answer
50 views

How to find on the Windows 7 who and when use(d) a certain share?

We have a workstation using Win7 on a LAN with a domain. On that workstation we set up some network shares. Can we find who used (user name and/or computer name) and when the shares? Note that we ...
1
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1answer
163 views

Why cant I transfer files from my desktop to my server at full speed?

I have a desktop computer with two SSD's in RAID 0 with a read/write speed of 950 MB/sec (7.6 Gbps) and I have a server with 6 HDD's in RAID 5 (read/write speeds of 200 MB/sec or 1.6 Gbps) acting as a ...
0
votes
1answer
557 views

Apache/Windows is very slow on only local network

I have this weird problem with apache. First, a little bit of background: I'm using XAMPP - but i tested wamp and vanilla apache, various versions - to do local (php) development on a Win7 Pro x64 ...
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2answers
1k views

Connect workgroup computers to a pc on a domain without password windows 7

I'm trying to setup a network for a client of mine. I need to make this network setup somewhat like this badly typed diagram: Main Server | ...
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2answers
235 views

netsh doesn't provide commands

According to Netsh Commands for Wired Local Area Network (LAN) in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2, netsh should provide commands such as netsh add profile filename="profile.xml" ...
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3answers
1k views

Browse mapped network drives when connected over VPN

I have users who constantly travel outside the office. Internally, they have mapped network drives. They then go outside and connect via VPN which when connected bridges and puts them on the same ...
0
votes
1answer
847 views

How can I monitor or control a shared folder on our network?

We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server that has about 10 folders in it. Well, someone accidentally deleted an entire folder called "Development". (all are Win7 users) Is there a way to prevent ...
1
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2answers
153 views

Create a sub network in Windows

Hello I have the following network setup A, B, C and D are pc's with windows installed. A has internet access via a PCI wifi card and its connection is bridged to the ethernet port and then given ...
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4answers
4k views

Network Logon Issues with Group Policy and Network

I am gravely in need of your help and assistance. We have a problem with our logon and startup to our Windows 7 Enterprise system. We have more than 3000 Windows Desktops situated in roughly 20+ ...
6
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7answers
742 views

Troubleshooting Website problems within the local network

Have an external website which opens fine on some PC's, yet seems to time out (or symptoms of timing out, but never actually does) on others. Seems to only affect (some) of our newer HP Pro 3305 MT ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Connection-specific DNS Suffix automatically changing

Recently we're having a problem with the "Connection-specific DNS Suffix" automatically changing to an invalid domain on our network. When a system plugs into the network, our DHCP server gives it ...
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votes
4answers
142 views

What is good software to do basic network administration with windows computers [closed]

I manage IT for a small business with a couple locations (about 10-15 computers each). Mostly users just use online services but there are a couple desktop applications they need and at each site ...
0
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1answer
847 views

unable to access a NAT'ed IP via a VPN on Windows 7

I connect to a range of servers hosted by one provider via a VPN. I can connect to the VPN fine, however when I then go and try and connect to the server(s) it fails. A NAT'ed IP address that has ...
0
votes
3answers
355 views

Can I attach a VPN firewall to an existing network and have it manage VPN connections?

I'm quite new to networking and am trying to set up my first VPN connection. The Situation: I have been contracted for some programming at a facility some distance from my location. I would like to ...
2
votes
1answer
269 views

Disable (or switch off) a network interface on windows but keep the “plug and play”

I'm looking for a good workaround to do this on Windows 7 and Windows XP: Disable or make ineffective the network interface (ETH, WIFI, any NIC). If the user connect his ETH cable, the network ...
1
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1answer
71 views

Sharing network: windows host act as router for guests?

I want to pin my guest system to existing network - they must get ip from this same dhcp server like host and can communicate with host and other through this network. Can i do that and how?
1
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2answers
1k views

Unable to connect via NetBIOS Name

I can't connect to machines/shares by NetBIOS names. Below is console output showing the problem. C:\>nbtstat -n Local Area Connection: Node IpAddress: [192.168.1.100] Scope Id: [] ...
0
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1answer
576 views

Windows 7 + IPSec: Force all remote traffic through VPN

I have set up a VPN connection to an remote L2TP/IPSec VPN server, which works fine. Now i like to ensure that all remote traffic is being routed through this VPN, so if the VPN connection drops, no ...
1
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2answers
217 views

One machine blocked from a single server, and only when it's at this physical location?

I host an e-commerce website for a client who suddenly is unable to access it from his computer. He can ping the server, he can SSH in, but cannot load the website in any browser we've tried: IE, ...
4
votes
2answers
300 views

Windows 7 network fallback from LAN to WiFi

Is it possible to make Windows 7 connect to an available WiFi network automatically only if LAN is disconnected? The only option I see right now is that Windows connects using both LAN and WiFi. This ...