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100 views

Windows XP procedurally drop packets [closed]

We have a need in our office network to procedurally drop incoming packets on an Windows XP machine acting as a server. By procedurally we mean to drop a percentage of packets incoming to the XP ...
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0answers
56 views

aix to xp with crossover, ping from xp works, ping from aix doesn't work

I'm in the process of removing a legacy system from the network and trying to connect an xp client machine directly to the AIX server, so as to still have access to the legacy application. I ...
0
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1answer
43 views

Windows updating hostname on network disconnect

We have a problem with a desktop app system which reads hostname and uses it to set context for the execution. One of the conditions is when it is connected to Network it reads the hostname, call it ...
3
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1answer
481 views

Linux “traceroute -A” (AS path lookup) equivalent for Win XP?

Can anyone recommend a Win XP command-line traceroute implementation providing a function equivalent to the Linux "traceroute -A" option, which includes in its output the BGP AS number (Autonomous ...
0
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1answer
33 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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1answer
1k views

Cannot ping Windows 2008 R2 by hostname

I cannot ping the Windows 2008 R2 server by hostname from Windows XP Home machines, but I can ping it from Windows 7 Ultimate machines. I already disabled ipv6. I need to access a shared folder: ...
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1answer
433 views

Accessing Workgroup Shared Folder from Domain

I have a domain and a workgroup. My users are supposed to upload files on regular basis to several shared folders on the workgroup. I have difficulty accessing the workgroup shared folders without ...
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1answer
7k views

How to change the secondary DNS server entries on a network device via cmd? [on hold]

In Windows XP, how do you change the secondary DNS server on a network adapter via the command line?
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2answers
2k views

How do you prevent a VPN from exposing your IP when it disconnects?

I want every connection in a Virtual Machine (windows XP) to ONLY use my OpenVPN server, as soon as the connection is lost to OpenVPN, I want to lose all internet connectivity in the VM. Naturally the ...
0
votes
2answers
111 views

Windows: remote network routes as normal user (with privileged script/executable?)?

System: Windows XP SP3 Professional, part of an Active Directory We have an obligation to work with a VPN network client (CheckPoint) on selected workstations where selected users own a ...
2
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2answers
95 views

How do I get alerted when a workstation falls back from wired networking to wifi?

I have a bunch of medical-grade all-in-one workstations in use in a high-demand medical environment that spend their lives plugged in to power and wired networking. The systems came with a 30 minute ...
0
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0answers
1k views

SMTP port 25 - connection refused

Here is the error I have running a python program that sends a mail: Traceback (most recent call last): File "D:/Share/Backup/DEV/2_tools/bbb_reports.py", line 116, in <module> ...
4
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3answers
2k views

Disable IPv6 address autoconfiguration on Windows XP

In Windows Vista and later versions, you can assign a static IPv6 address and the gateway to the interface via a GUI or alternatively with netsh. Addresses can also be statically configured on Windows ...
2
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2answers
497 views

Pushing Information into a Networked/Shared Read-Only Excel File Used by Multiple People [closed]

We have a pretty unique situation at work. We have order takers who take orders and each individual references the same shared read-only excel document on a network storage drive. This excel document ...
1
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1answer
163 views

Deny Default-Gateway changing rights to local Administrator

Is there any method to deny changing Default - Gateway ip-address to local Administrator?. I have around 10 Helpdesk Engineer for better Troubleshooting on Client PC, i have included there domain ...
2
votes
1answer
296 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 ...
0
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1answer
147 views

Strange connectivity issues between workstations and Servers

I have a situation whereby there are 3 sites. Site a - User site Site b - User site Site c - datacentre Site a can talk to site c fine Site b can not talk to everything in site C In particular, ...
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2answers
279 views

10 connections limit for share on XP [closed]

The scenario is as follows: Several users are working on local files ( each has its own file ). In the end all of them submit these files and they are copied into common shared folder. If this share ...
0
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1answer
85 views

Windows XP TCP halts after burst on ZMQ channel

I have a ZMQ application the sends a high rate of data over a TCP connection upon start up. The application runs fine on Windows 7 and Server 2003, but on XP it halts shortly after connection. The app ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

Changing Window XP Network configuration (IP Address, Subnet, Default GW etc) in CMD

I'm not able to permanently replace my Ip addresses using NETSH. I've tried all possible options but nothing. when I reboot the computer I get my old IPs. I'm this was done before... any idea? ...
0
votes
1answer
151 views

viewing my virtualbox redhat's localhost to my virtualbox winxp browser

I have a redhat(virtualbox) localhost working and everything, and a winxp(virtualbox), i want to view the localhost what i made in redhat in windows xp i got the ip via /sbin/ifconfig inet ...
0
votes
1answer
153 views

What sort of network problems can a single NIC host cause?

A remote office has a Cisco ASA 5505 connecting the LAN to our HQ LAN via VPN. When a particular Windows XP PC is connected to the ASA via a switch, the VPN tunnel drops, and after a short while, all ...
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0answers
208 views

Have LSA error with XP machine?

Have a strange problem. We have a XP SP3 computer that connects remotely to our server 2008. All of a sudden users are unable to log in. Looking at Event Viewer I am getting errors with source LSASRV ...
2
votes
1answer
225 views

Network shares not working from NT 5.x clients

This is a weird one for me. We have a total of 10 servers. 4 x Windows 2003 and 6 x Windows 2008. Yesterday all Windows XP machines stopped being able to access the shared printers and folders from ...
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votes
2answers
696 views

One computer has very slow network access

This is a repeat of my question on Superuser. It was recommended I ask it here. In my office, we have countless Windows workstations communicating with a server. We don't have a domain. All ...
0
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1answer
424 views

Windows 2008 blocked TCP connection

I have a strange problem that I don't know how to diagnose: I have a small test application that tries to make a socket connection to an RTU on port 5001 (can't change this). The application works ...
1
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3answers
166 views

What special considerations should I consider when I deploy IPv6 with Windows

We're considering deploying/configuring our Windows machines with IPv6. Are there any special settings, or quirks that occur with the Windows IPv6 stack?
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1answer
246 views

XP translate IP address of outbound traffic

On Windows XP, I have a program that is trying to hit a hardcoded IP address (10.x.x.x), meant to be on a certain LAN. But my machine is on the 192.x.x.x network. I want to redirect this outbound ...
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votes
2answers
262 views

What is a good solution to manage a lot of computers over the internet? [closed]

Here is the situation. Our company has just over 300 computers in 90 offices spread across 4 different states. The computers are old and runnings Windows XP. I am looking for a good cheap way to ...
1
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1answer
265 views

How to monitor computers' status on a network? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? I want to check health status on a network computers. For example CPU, RAM status, process status, disk status and more. ...
0
votes
1answer
166 views

Server will connect to internet, but will not ping local gateway

Everything was working fine yesterday, but this morning when I walked in only a computer that was in my firewalls DMZ was able to locate the server. None of the other computers can resolve the FQDN of ...
1
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1answer
2k views

NIC models for HVM guests in Xen 4.0

Is there a list of NIC models that I should use with various HVM guests in Xen 4.0? Is there even a list of possible choices for the model=field? I'm planning on running both Windows and FreeBSD ...
2
votes
5answers
4k views

Unable to browse Server 2008R2 from XP clinets

We have just deployed a Windows 2008R2 server in our Windows 2003 domain. XP clinets are unable to browse in "entire network" and find the new server. It can be accessed by entering \\servername and ...
1
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3answers
165 views

Windows CLI: Built-In Utility to list open Ports in XP / Vista / 7

I need a utility built into several versions of Windows (XP to Win7 specifically) that can tell me if a particular port is in use. I've found a few different ways for each OS, but I'm looking for a ...
2
votes
1answer
459 views

delete broken network shortcuts from My Network Places

I am running Windows XP SP3. I have several shortcuts in My Network Places in Explorer that point to nonexistent IP addresses. I never succeed to delete them. When I do left-click on them, or ...
0
votes
2answers
126 views

XP box with 3 NICs on Server 2003 Domain

I have assigned all three NICs IP addresses that are outside the DHCP pool. I have 2 NICs are connected to 1 switch and the 3rd to my second switch. I want to assign one of the two NICs on the 1st ...
1
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3answers
288 views

Fast way to change IP address on Windows

OS: WinXP, Win7 Is there any command line to change IP address/gateway IP/DNS easily? Either command to change directly or command to bring up this window (see below)? Thanks.
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votes
1answer
382 views

Scan all domain workstations for specific registry key/environmental variable

I'm looking for scripts or software that can scan workstations on a domain for a particular environmental variable (for interest, it was used to store the SOE build version) and generate a report. ...
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votes
1answer
163 views

simple network between xp & 7 with cross cable problem [closed]

i have a simple network between xp & 7 windowses with cross cable (2 pc home)... ===================================================================== the one with 7 is mother and have 2 lan ...
0
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2answers
563 views

How do I find all network clients (WinXp) that have local printers connected?

I have about 300 workstations and I want to know which of those computers have local printers connected to them. Not necessary shared local printers, and get a list of the computers and possibly the ...
1
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2answers
208 views

Pinging a computer on the network fails cyclically

I've the most strange behavior from one of the computers on my work network... The network is composed by a Cisco switch and about 10 computers... ( my position in the company is senior programmer, ...
1
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1answer
445 views

ping/ssh networking problem with server from 1 particular windows xp laptop

I am experiencing an odd problem with one specific server at my data centre connecting from my laptop. Basically the server is accessible from other machines in my house, but not from 1 particular ...
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votes
2answers
393 views

Can't Ping - Wireless network of home [closed]

This may seem like other ping problem, but I have tried a lot before posting it here. I have a linksys WRT54G - firmware v8.00.8. I have two laptops one windows vista (192.168.1.99) and Windows Xp ...
2
votes
1answer
549 views

Windows XP SP2 with 2 NICs

I am a newbie in the networking world and a little help would be appreciated in correctly configuring two NICs. I have searched your forum for multiple network card configurations, but none of them ...
3
votes
1answer
565 views

How can I allow a Limited User to change TCP/IP settings, while strictly maintaining the principle of least privilege?

In Windows XP or Windows Server 2003: I have a laptop configured with software for network-based vulnerability scanning of systems. The reason this is put on a laptop instead of a desktop or server, ...
1
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1answer
627 views

Forcing all traffic through OpenVPN from the client on Windows XP

Is there any way that a client can decide, on it's own, whether to route all traffic through OpenVPN or not? I know that I can add: push "redirect-gateway def1" to my server config, but sometimes ...
1
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2answers
589 views

How to make client C and B receive DHCP from client A?

Using VMWare Workstation 7.1, Client A is my Linux server with Slackware 13.1, I have set it up as bridge so i can access it from my external network, Client B will be a Windows XP and C will be a ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

How to connect the virtual networks of vmware guests running on different hosts?

In a test setup, we are running several virtual machines on a single vmware workstation host. All virtual machines are connected via a "host only" network. This runs fine up to 2 or 3 virtual machines ...
0
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4answers
178 views

Remote Desktop for Windows XP Professional?

I have looked through ServerFault's archives but can't find the answer I am looking for. I am currently working on a network of around 15 computers, they are connected to a unix server for a specific ...
1
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3answers
2k views

Win7 cannot connect to machines by name, but can connect by IP address

I have a home network with a DIR-655 router, 1 XP PRO desktop, 1 Win7 laptop. From the Win7 machine, I can ping the XP machine, and I can access shared folders if I use IP address, but I cannot use ...