Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Unable to manage pc from Active Directory.

Posted on 2009-03-31
5
Medium Priority
?
256 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Hello Gurus,
We have a client with 48 workstations (all XP SP2 or 3), 3 servers (all 2K3) running AD.  We are in the process of securing the site by removing all users from the locals administrators group and putting them into Power Users group.  We are doing this via remote into a one of the AD machine and managing the PC's from there.  We discovered that Endpoint prevented us from gaining access to the local box and have disabled it temporarily.  We have one machine that will not be managed.  Unit has a lease in DHCP.  I cannot ping the workstation via IP or FQDN.  Thus far we have:
Shut off Windows Firewall
Removel a previously unknown security software
Removed the Endpoint client all together
Removed from domain
Reattached to domain
Scanned for virus/malware/trojans etc. (none, the Symantec must actually work)

I can't think of anything else.
Your help is appreciated,
jwhite
0
Comment
Question by:jwhite273
[X]
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
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 71

Accepted Solution

by:
Qlemo earned 2000 total points
ID: 24031655
Did you try to reset the TCP stack (might be needed as you had some security software installed, maybe with a firewall):
 
netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt
netsh winsock reset                              


0
 

Author Comment

by:jwhite273
ID: 24032014
Thanks Qlemo,
I'll give it a try.

jwhite
0
 
LVL 71

Assisted Solution

by:Qlemo
Qlemo earned 2000 total points
ID: 24126339
Some news?
0
 

Author Comment

by:jwhite273
ID: 24126404
Sorry, tons to do at work.  Resetting the TCP stack didn't do the trick.  Based on research, we may be looking at a fix from Symantec as there is a bit of a bug in the client when the Endpoint firewall is turned.  I will keep you appraised as I believe you deserve some points for at least getting us looking in a different space.

Thanks,
Jim
0
 
LVL 71

Expert Comment

by:Qlemo
ID: 24417468
... ping ...
0

Featured Post

Enroll in October's Free Course of the Month

Do you work with and analyze data? Enroll in October's Course of the Month for 7+ hours of SQL training, allowing you to quickly and efficiently store or retrieve data. It's free for Premium Members, Team Accounts, and Qualified Experts!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Compliance and data security require steps be taken to prevent unauthorized users from copying data.  Here's one method to prevent data theft via USB drives (and writable optical media).
By default Outlook 2016 displays only one time zone in the Calendar. The following article explains how to display two time zones in one calendar view.
Windows 8 comes with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from the new interface is a Start button and Start Menu. Many users do not like it, much preferring the interface of earlier versions — Windows 7, Windows X…
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…

596 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