nt workstation networking

Posted on 2003-03-11
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2010-03-19
how many workstations can be added to a workgroup at a time under NT-workstation 4.
Question by:ashu_amb
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions

Accepted Solution

drev001 earned 100 total points
ID: 8111000
I don't believe there's a limit, although there's probably a theoretical limit you'd never reach.

One thing to remember though is you can only have 10 concurrent connections to one NT workstation
LVL 19

Assisted Solution

deroode earned 100 total points
ID: 8111008
The number of workstations that can be added to a workgroup is unlimited, however the number of users that can connect to a share on a workstation in a workgroup is limited to 10.

Author Comment

ID: 8111115
dear derrode
             i have 40 systems working under windows NT4 connected through switches and hubs. network neighbourhood shows all the system but only 20 systems can be accessed easly and rest are unreachable but still in the list of networkneighbourhood. if we disconnect one of the system which is reachable than one more system which is not reachable appears as reachable workstation.

Expert Comment

ID: 8117344
Hi - you will have problems with that number due to poor netbios name resolution over IP, it is a commonly encountered limitation.

To fix make one machine a server and install wins or use DNS for name resolution. I would highly recommend setting up a PDC and joining all the machines to the domain - it will save you a lot of trouble in management!

Expert Comment

ID: 9153164
This old question needs to be finalized -- accept an answer, split points, or get a refund.  For information on your options, please click here-> http:/help/closing.jsp#1 
Post your closing recommendations!  No comment means you don't care.

Featured Post

WordPress Tutorial 2: Terminology

An important part of learning any new piece of software is understanding the terminology it uses. Thankfully WordPress uses fairly simple names for everything that make it easy to start using the software.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I had an issue with InstallShield not being able to use Computer Browser service on Windows Server 2012. Here is the solution I found.
During and after that shift to cloud, one area that still poses a struggle for many organizations is what to do with their department file shares.
In this tutorial you'll learn about bandwidth monitoring with flows and packet sniffing with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're interested in additional methods for monitoring bandwidt…
There's a multitude of different network monitoring solutions out there, and you're probably wondering what makes NetCrunch so special. It's completely agentless, but does let you create an agent, if you desire. It offers powerful scalability …
Suggested Courses

762 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question