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I use OptionalNames in windows in order to create aliases for a computer
it works fine while connecting to the computer using the alias
The problem is that I need it to work locally as well
When trying to use the alias from the computer itself it ask for cridentials and will accept anything
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Error message when you try to access a server locally by using its FQDN or its CNAME alias after you install Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1: "Access denied" or "No network provider accepted the given network path"

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