• Changing the IP address on a domain controller

    Step-by-step instructions for changing the IP address on an AD domain controller, as well as a method to make sure it is resolving properly after the change.

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  • Find IP addresses?

    In a Windows NT 4.0 LAN, how can I find out the IP addresses of all the computers, in a case where a user has logged in with my Windows NT LAN user ID? OR If I know the Windows NT login ID of a LAN user, how can I find out on which machine (IP address) he has logged in? Are there any utilities...

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  • How can I determine which ports are running on a Windows machine?

    I have a problem regarding a switch that is blinking fast and my network is down. However, I get a reply when we ping our IP address. We can't figure out the problem (I'm talking about LAN network). Are there any services that open all the ports running and send data about viruses?

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  • Do managed hubs and switches require IP addresses within a LAN?

    Assigning an IP address to a managed hub/switch will allow you to administer said equipment "in-band" using telnet or a web browser, rather than requiring a direct cable hook-up to the equipment - this is quite helpful for management of equipment at remote locations where you may or may not have...

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  • What is the purpose of LMHOSTS?

    Can you explain the basic details of LMHOSTS? I'm not sure why we need to use it. If you're currently using LMHOSTS in your production network, it's because someone didn't want to take the trouble to set up a WINS server. LMHOSTS is a static table that resolves a host name to an IP address.

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  • Why is my IP address causing desktop problems?

    Expert Laura E. Hunter explains to a reader what an IP address of 165.254.*.* means, and how to keep it from causing problems in Active Directory.

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  • How can I make a network visible through one IP address?

    Use Network Address Translation (NAT). I'm not entirely clear on what you mean by "make a network visible." NAT allows an internal network to access the Internet through a single IP address. Generally, NAT provides for port forwarding, which tells NAT to forward incoming requests to a specific...

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  • Why won’t IP and DNS settings stick after total restore?

    I have my own business and maintain and administrate many small business networks. There's one problem I have run into twice now. Twice I have done a total restore on a Windows 2000 server at two different companies using Veritas Backup Exec. One had version 8.6, and the other had 9.0. After I...

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  • Why can’t I ping the IP address of my Win XP desktop?

    This is regarding peer to peer connectivity between Windows XP Pro and Windows 2000 Pro. I created a peer to peer networking using a D-link cable/DSL router with a print server. From the Win XP desktop, I can ping the IP addresses of the router and the Win2k desktop. I cannot ping the IP address of...

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  • How can a user have two different IP addresses on the same laptop?

    I  have a laptop running Windows 2000 and I need the user to be able to use it at work and at home without any administrative privileges -- i.e., he'll have two different IP addresses on his laptop.

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