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Windows domain username formats? NETBDOMAIN\USERNAME and DNSDOMAIN.COM\Username?

I'm running into issues with authentication and mapped network drives across a VPN tunnel. Namely error messages related to not being able to find a domain controller. I suspect this is somehow ...
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Should the “Browser Master” service be manually enabled on a Windows 2012 R2 domain?

I've been noticing lately that we're having issues connecting to one of our Domain Controllers via its SMB shares. Also, a number of clients seem to have a slow logon and/or experience errors when ...
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How to define a different name for each IP/NIC in the same PC [closed]

In a machine with multiple IP(s) (all in the same subnet) Using NETBIOS or WINS (no DNS) I want to PING this machine using a name for each IP (or a name for each NIC) for example, this IP(s) are in ...
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Windows 10 hosts ARPing for WINS server in remote network

Our Win10 hosts are located in IP network 172.16.0.0/21. The (remote) WINS server is located in IP network 192.168.1.0/24. Running Wireshark on one of the hosts in 172.16.x.x I can see the entire ...
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Can I Setup 2 WINS Servers in the Same Subnet?

I am looking to setup 2 WINS servers in the same subnet to server as replication partners. We have a legacy device that still relies on WINS. I understand that one WINS server is adequate for a ...
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WINS server for inter-VLAN NetBIOS resolution

I have two VLANs. Clients are on one VLAN and there are a couple servers (including a file server) on another VLAN. I have L3 routing between the VLANs. Clients can ping the servers' IP addresses and ...
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DNS/WINS - having to define when joining to our domain

We have an AD environment all linked together to domain controllers in a datacentre via ipsec tunnels - the DNS appears to work perfectly, they're all set to 127.0.0.1 with forwarding addresses and ...
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windows server 2012 r2 change node type

I'd like to force a station to be Node Type p-mode instead of hybrid. In regedit: cptr\HLMCurrentControlSet\Services\NetBT\Parameters I don't find the node mode. The goal is to remove UDP port 138 ...
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How to have a Windows-PC registers it's name on dns server automatically

If I'm correct (please correct me if I'm wrong), a Windows-PC's name on a local network is not published via DNS but via WINS. Now let's assume I have a network with Windows workstations and I'm going ...
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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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Computer Name lookup over PPTP VPN

I have a very small company with just 1 server, a Windows Server 2008 R2, serving as an AD DS, DNS, WINS, DHCP, and now RRAS VPN. Not ideal, but it's what I have. I recently turned on routing and ...
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Is There A Way To Implement WINS-like Functionality Without WINS?

A company 'somecompany' is retiring WINS (Windows Internet Name Server) support. This means that where the IT staff used to be able to type: ssh somehost They now have to type: ssh somehost....
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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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What is the IP 10.127.127.1 in server 2012 [closed]

I Installed Server 2012 and install winsserver when I start it, winsserver know server with 10.127.127.1 Ip Address? What this ip? I not set this ip to my computer my computer ip is 192.168.0.20 ...
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Issue getting DNS wild card A Record (*) working

I have a sub domain named subdomain under main domain named maindomain. Inside subdomain i have wild card (*) A Record that maps to a particular IP Address. This works fine and when i say ping test1....
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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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Where to find WINS IP address in registry?

I have been writting a powershell script to remotely dump the TCPIP information from the registry of machines in my Windows Domain. I was able to dump the default gateway, subnet mask, DHCP server ...
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Scripting WINS Tombstone Removal

I'm creating a script to remove the tombstoned entries in WINS (required for exchange w/ multi domains). What I'd like to know is if removing those old entries will break anything? Or if there's ...
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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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Reset Domain Trust with workstations from Samba 3.x server

I am having issues on a network I inherited with a Samba 3 server acting as the domain controller, and many, but not all, Windows 7 Pro PCs. The issues described here and here do not solve my issue. ...
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How do I set WINS server for OpenVPN running on pfSense?

I have a OpenVPN Server running on pfSense 2.0.3. I can't find an option to add WINS address for VPN connections. I tried going to VPN > OpenVPN > Server > Edit server > Client Settings > NetBIOS ...
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Getting WINS Server Statistics

I know WINS is ancient. No need to remind me. For what it's worth, this effort is going toward a project to retire it from the environment altogether. But before I can do that - I need to be able to ...
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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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Where is WINS role/feature in Windows 2012

I just added a Windows 2012 server to my domain (decomisioning an old Win2003 DC). I added DHCP and DNS roles no problem, but I cannot find WINS When I look at services I see WINS is already running....
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decommissioning WINS

My network has all 2008R2 domain controllers, but we are running Active Directory in Windows 2003 mode. Two of our domain controllers are configured as WINS servers. I have discovered that our ...
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What exactly does it mean to “jetpack a WINS server”?

Through my research I have read that jetpack.exe is used to do something with databases (database on a WINS server?). I'm assuming maybe it can be used to clear old data? In short the issue that we ...
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Samba server NETBIOS name not resolving, WINS support not working

When I try to connect to my CentOS 6.2 x86_64 server's samba shares using address \\REPO (NETBIOS name of REPO), it times out and shows an error; if I do so directly via IP, it works fine. Furthermore,...
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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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Cannot browse remote networks even with WINS configured

As the NetBIOS protocol acts on Layer 2 and so is not routable, In order to enable network browsing of remote networks, WINS has been installed and configured on two domain controllers, both of which ...
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How to set interface settings for WINS using netsh?

On the Advanced settings in the of a network interface Properties there is the WINS tab, where the address for the WINS server can be set. How do I add the address using netsh instead, for both ...
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Accessing machine by name in a Windows 2003 RRAS VPN not working as required

I have a Windows 2003 RRAS VPN with two clients (both running Windows 7). The VPN works as expected, except that I am unable to access any of the three machines in the network using their Windows ...
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Name resolution in an IPv6 network without a DNS server

Background: I have a network with Windows and Linux machines The router doesn't support IPv6, but the computers have link-local addresses (fe80::/10), and I plan to buy an IPv6-capable router in the ...
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Is WINs Still supported by Microsoft?

I heard through the grapevine that WINS was going to be phased out / not supported officially from Microsoft any more [ and yet they have it in Windows server 2008 ]. I can't find any information ...
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Remotely find wins addresses

I am needing the WINS addresses for about 150 machines or so. Some users are logged onto desktops and I would rather be able to check this information remotely than having to go look at their machine. ...
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2008R2 DC owning PDC FSMO role does not become Domain Master Browser

last Saturday we promoted a new virtual 2008R2 server as dc and transferred all FSMO roles to it. Today we spend all day chasing down a problem with the domain browser function. First some background:...
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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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How can I make ubuntu use samba to resolve windows host names?

I have an Ubuntu 11.04 computer with two vms : debian and windows xp. Each vm also has Host-only connection so I can see them from Host without setting up port forwarding. All machines can ping ...
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WINS is installed under Add/Remove Windows Components, but the service doesn't show up under Services?

On a Windows Server 2003 for Small Business Server, the WINS server is installed under Add/Remove Windows Components, but the Windows Internet Naming Service doesn't show up in the Services list. Do ...
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Which machines should be running as master browser

We have a three site wan and are struggling to get WINS working in one of the sites. We've tried lots of trouble shooting and think it may be a result of miss configured master browsers. However I'm ...
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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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NetBIOS name resolution - how can I get to work?

Two machines connected to a switch: WLADIMIR (XP Home SP3) and DAGO (Win7 Pro). WLADIMIR has received 192.168.33.130 via DHCP, DAGO has received 192.168.33.156. They can ping each other by IP address....
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Windows Network Browsing Across Subnets, without AD

Of the 40+ desktop machines we have, about 5 are Windows 7 boxes, the rest Fedora. So we aren't running AD, and we don't want to. We do have Samba deployed (on a CentOS box), configured as a WINS ...
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windows 2003 does not answer WINS questions occassionally

A follow-up to XP Clients lose WINS registrations I have now run wireshark on an XP workstation as the problem occurs. A request for "foo" goes to the AD server which responds with "Requested name ...
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XP Clients lose WINS registrations

We have a bunch of XP machines that connect to a W2k3 SBS AD server. The server has a few static WINS bindings. Normally this means the XP machines can go straight to "http://foo/" or whatever. ...
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Microsoft Networking - WINS, DHCP, considerations for moving from a flat to routed network

We are moving our network from a flat 192.168.x.x/16 to a routed network to be composed of several /24 subnets and a layer 3 switch. It is a Windows network, active directory integrated, standard ...
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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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Windows 7 Event 431, NetBT every computer name on network (Mulitpule)

A user's Windows 7 laptop is throwing Event 4321, NetBT errors every two minutes. It is trying to register every DNS name on the network to its own interface. While there is a lot of discussion on ...