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How does netstat get a hostname from IP while nslookup & nblookup fail every time?

In Windows Server 2003, when I run netstat with no flags, it takes much longer than netstat -n to return results. I realize this is because it has to perform reverse lookups by IP address to get the ...
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OpenVPN: Setting DNS & WINS servers to Windows client, without DHCP

I have a few Windows 7/8 clients connecting to a Linux OpenVPN Server (tap). I'd like to set the clients' DNS and WINS servers upon connection. The OpenVPN isn't acting as DHCP server; there is an ...
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How to force WINS name resolution point to virtual Hamachi IP's?

Our salesforces are using their laptop either on the LAN or on the road. They connect to the office with hamachi (gateway mode). When outside, laptops could ping office servers using the virtual IP ...
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WIN2003 DNS/WINS Decommission

I've been tasked with the decommission of two DNS/Wins servers in on our old site (site02). I am evaluating the servers currently from site01. The office where these servers live is moving to another ...
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WINS Server interfering with DNS?

First of all, many apologies for my lack of knowledge in managing an active directory, but our network is a bit outdated and I don't necessarily have been trained in the field, however I'm the IT. We ...
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Can't reach Win 2k3 server by name on first attempt

I'm not an admin but since our regular guy is on vacation, the problem ended up in my lap. I'll be as brief as I can. We noticed that our SQL Server 2005 instance was acting weird: app starts, app ...
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How do you figure out how a windows machine is resolving a share name?

We've been having some weird issues while migrating domains from one forest to another. We tried turning off the domain controllers for the old domain, and all of a sudden, a share which we used to ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 loses ability to connect to network share

I could sure use some help with this one: I've got two Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Terminal Servers, as well as several 2003 servers (DNS / Wins / AD / DC). On the two 2008 boxes, every now and then ...
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Server resolves to correct IP when using FQDN but incorrectly when using shortname

Win2k3 environment using WINs server resolves to the correct IP when I use the FQDN, but resolves to a different IP when I use the shortname. I've tried resetting NetBios cache and purging/reloading ...
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Best all in one linux based proxy,firewall, dhcp and wins server

I help to run a lan in Sydney. We have a need for a proxy/gateway solution to allow those pesky games that require internet to work. I have been doing this with an ISA server and it has worked quite ...
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Reply ACK DHCP issue when requesting type 81 reply

On a multiple Vlan network I have two Vlans that are in my domain group. One is funcitoning fine while the other is not. If I place any client in the group that is not to accept BOOTP lease it works ...