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Running own DNS in intranet, how to reach outside DNS from clients

The Scenario: I am creating a Network for 8 Windows 7 Workstations running in a Student Laboratory. They are supposed to browse the internet, but not to be reached from outside their intranet. To ...
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Cannot access Windows default shares using windows credentials

I am on (Windows 8 -ADMIN-PC) (192.168.1.10) with DNS. My other PC (windows 7 -USER-PC) (192.168.1.11) with same DNS In my PC (Windows 8 -ADMIN-PC) I try to access user-pc by using windows explorer ...
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base filtering engine fails to start - error 5 access denied. Server 2008 R2

We had a major server fault over the weekend where some hard drives and the mainboard's raid controller failed. Mainboard and HDD's replaced - the Windows Server 2008 R2 is loading up, but many of the ...
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Windows 2003 Server can connect to the netwerk, but no client can connect to this server

I have a Windows 2003 Server (AD) running and after updating the server with the latest MS patches the server cannot be seen on the network anymore. The clients cannot ping it, access the http server ...
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Why Linux guest VMs performs better than Windows ones in terms of network?

I am testing the network performance of VMs in Xen and Hyper-V using Iperf and Netperf. In both hypervisors I found a Linux guest VM in different modes is having a relatively high performance than a ...
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Unidentifiable DNS entry

I have a DNS lookup for an IP that is coming from somewhere however I cannot locate where. I have checked my entire DNS infrastructure and the device itself but all have the correct name, when I run ...
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Windows network failing, not present on linux clients

got a really strange one for you all. I have a network setup using a linux machine as a gateway between various network segments (on seperate nic's) and virtual machines (one of which is a mail ...
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Can I (temporarily) have two machines with the same name on the same network?

We're upgrading the software on two servers and, in the process, also migrating from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2012. All servers are VMWare images. During the migration, we will have a ...
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Internet connectivity with Domain Controller

We have a Windows 2008 R2 Domain controller and every PC on the network has the IP address of domain controller set under DNS settings. Is it normal to have the Domain controller also be the DNS ...
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Multiple connections issue trying to connect PCs across network [closed]

Trying to connect across network to PC runnign windows vista from laptop running Win 8.1. Am getting 'Multiple connections to a server or shared resource by the same user, using more than one user ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Server: Network zones (Public / Private / Domain) Seem to change randomly

So far on 2 occasions we have noticed that the network zones assigned to our server nics has been changed without any interaction on our part. This is out of a few hundred servers we manage. Case 1) ...
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once in a while windows / .net application ignores the tcp fin flag

i've run into a network problem which i cannot solve. on a few computers running windows 8.1 and communicating with linux http server tcp connections dangle on the windows side instead of being ...
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Can't access any shares using a UNC

I'm getting network error 0x80070002 The System cannot find the file specified when trying to open a network share on domain controller via Run \servername or IP. And the users using Folder ...
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Connect Server to multiple Networks

I have a server that I'm trying to connect to multiple network ranges (172.x.xx, 10.x.x.x). I'm not really concerned with Domain issues I just want to be able to access my storage / management network ...
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Ping request fails first request on one subnet/NIC. Other traffic very slow

I have a server with 2 NICs each configured on a separate subnet: NIC1 xxx.xx.151.10, mask 255.255.252.0, gateway xxx.xx.148.1 NIC2 xxx.xx.148.10, mask 255.255.255.0, gateway None, but I tried ...
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Windows: Get the interface number of a NIC

I have the following problem: I have a server with a rather dynamic network configuration and need to configure routes on it with the IF parameter: route add ... mask ... ... if ? Is there a ...
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Windows Filtering Platform blocking packets for legitimate traffic

I am running into an issue with traffic from a webapp server to a database server being blocked or filtered. I have allowed inbound and outbound traffic on the needed ip and port with a firewall rule, ...
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Multiple connections using multiple IP addresses to same PC

Background: I have a network management application (like Nagios or OpenNMS but not either one) under testing that requires all managed devices to have individual IP addresses ie. SNMP traps received ...
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Delay in file-availability on Windows server

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server where I do a lot of processing and store huge data sets. I have several computers all doing local processing, fetching and returning data to the server. I have noticed ...
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why Switch 2960 does not support “sh env temp status” ?

While i am giving command "#sh env temp status" on switch 2960,it shows Temperature Value :Not Supported Temperature Stauts :Not Supported As i am monitoring Temperature Switches.I have monitored ...
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Some machines in my network can't access a specific website

Something pretty bizarre is happening here. I'm try to access a website from some machines inside my network and I just can't, while other machines access it normally. The website is ...
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showing local username instead of system name in remote desktop connection on server 2008 r2

I need to do a little customization in network. I have a server 2008R2, placed in another network, can have multiple sessions. Multiple users access it at the same time and resolving the actual user ...
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CentOs Vmware networking

I have CentOS server installed inside vmware for testing puprose. For some strange reason When it comes up it won't get IP address properly So, I have to manually use 'ifdown' and 'dhclient' every ...
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Bridging between two networks one openVPN and another on windows 2003 server on ESXi

I have two different networks in two different offices interconnected using OpenVPN. The windows 2003 server (AD) on one network can now talk to all the machines in the main network where OPENVPN ...
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To disable drive access and allow access only from remote system

I have around 5 system in my network. All are windows 7 Professional and are connect through LAN. I can access all drives from one system to another. However, i want that some particular drives of ...
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How do I ensure that the SQL*Net keepalive is turned on?

I have a public facing application server that accesses an Oracle database that resides behind a firewall. Some of the processes that are executed through the application server can run for over an ...
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Repeated requests on our server?

I encountered something strange in the access log of our Apache server which I cannot explain. Requests for webpages that I or my colleagues do from the office's Windows network get repeated by ...
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Network profile reverts to 'Unidentified' following Windows Update reboot

I have searched high and low for a solution to this problem. I have multiple servers running Windows 2000 Server as well as Windows Server 2003, 2003 R2, and 2008 R2. All of these servers are on the ...
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Corporate Windows Network Performance

We operate a Windows 2003 Active Directory network. As the new IT manager I've inherited this infrastructure from previous outside contractors that have come in to help maintain our company network. ...
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AP Clients not pingable from outside

Here's a rough scheme of my network: - http://i.stack.imgur.com/zrlJJ.png The network is divided into VLANs. The linksys device is connected to a VLAN20 access port. Clients 4, 3, 2 ping the rest of ...
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Static route works on one computer, not the other

I have been struggling with this for a couple days now, maybe I just need some people with a fresh perspective to figure out what the issue is. Basically I have a bunch of computers that are being ...
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Permanently mount network share without the need for log on? (Windows)

On a Windows 2008 R2 Server (Standard) I need to have a network drive mounted without having a specific user to log on to the machine first. Sort of like an NFS mount via fstab on Unix machines. The ...
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XEN - (magic) networking issue

I have a very strange situation and do not know where to look. I have a XEN installed on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My hosting-provider does require, that every new IP my server uses has an own MAC-address. ...
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Force transmission of TCP/IP data from one NIC to another on same PC

We are preparing a product for EMC testing. The product runs Windows Embedded Standard 2009 (compare it with Windows XP) and has 2 NICs, say NIC1 and NIC2. For the emission test, we need to send data ...
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What is the minimal setup for a file server supporting file permissions connected by a handful of client machines

In the past our small firm has been file sharing via a Windows Workgroup with a mix of <10 XP, Vista and Win7 machines. I understand the basic concept of a Workgroup vs Domain and the advantages ...
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Ping test 8 times reply 8 times time-out

On my laption (Win 7) I'm running a VmWare Virtual machine Windows 7 with a network adapter in bridged mode because I wan't to be able to communicate between my host and my VM. The host has IP ...
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WinServer 2008R2, Two NIC's, forcing an app to use one of them

Short form question: Is there a way to tell an app to use the secondary NIC as a route even if it has a higher metric? Long form question & explanation: I have a Windows Server 2008R2 with two ...
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Mysterious login attempts to windows server

I have a Windows 2008R2 server that is reporting failed login attempts from a number of workstations on our network. Some event log details: Event ID 4625, Status: 0xc000006d, Sub Status: 0xc0000064 ...
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How to Make Windows Network Visible to Linux Server Box?

Salvete! I have a machine running CentOS 6.2. In the GUI, if I click on "Network", I get a messagebox saying: "Unable to mount location - Failed to retrieve share list from server" I can ping the ...
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VHD network file transfer fails consistently at 4GB

This issue has been extremely frustrating for us: when transferring a large VHD (virtual hard disk) file from a Windows 7 machine over the network to a physical Windows Server 2008 machine at our ...
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how to connect 2 domain controllers on different subnets through a switch

I have 2 domain controllers (DC's) situated in adjacent buildings. These 2 DC's have the following details DC1 - Subnet : 192.168.1.X DC2 - Subnet : 192.168.0.X DC1 serves 125 clients through DHCP ...
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Is it bad that latency for our internal LAN varies greatly within the 15 - 40 ms range?

I've always thought the "typical" latency for a small office wired Ethernet network would be <5 ms. However, pinging the default gateway yields an average of 14 ms, and any host is around 30 ms. ...
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Dual network interfaces in Windows Server 2008: same network, different IP address, one wired card and one wireless

When I plug in two wired NICs to the computer, I can get two IP addresses on the same network. Is such a setup possible with one wired ethernet card and one wireless card? If so, how? If not, is ...
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why is our router crashing?

Our router began crashing 6 weeks ago. We put it down to our DSL provider and then to power outages that seemed to coincide. But the crashes increased in regularity and then last Friday our router ...
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Network share not accessible by IP

Overnight one of our servers (Win 2K8 R2) began having problems connecting to a network share (Win 2K3 R2 x64) by IP. The server has for months accessed the network share by IP for certain purposes, ...
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Basic Windows networking questions

Basically I got started looking into this because I got tired of just selecting stuff like NETWORKSERVICE just to make things magically work across our network, and wanted to learn more about what is ...
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Windows Server 2003 with Two NICs, one WAN and one LAN

I have a Windows Server 2003 VM with two NICs, one that is connected to a private VLAN and one that is connected to a public-facing VLAN. I have manually assigned addresses to both connections. How ...
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Offsite network/data center for disaster recovery

I'm designing an off-site server room for disaster recovery purposes. This off-site space will house duplicates of production servers and backup systems (around 10 Windows systems in total). The ...
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Can too much network transfer break a Windows Server 2008 machine?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine which has been having intermitted networking issues. After 29 days, 14-ish hours uptime, I find it's not responding to RDP commands again, yet I can access it ...
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Reducing NetBIOS noise in a 50-seat, 30-server organisation

We are a development shop where all 50-odd workstation computers run Windows 7 SP1 and most of our 20-30 servers are Server 2008 R2 or Server 2008 (there are a few scragglers still on Server 2003). We ...