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net view error 58

Posted on 2014-10-08
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Can ping by name can use net use and can net view \\server and it works but just using net view doesn't work. ive tried to do some fixes ive google search and nothing has worked so far.

removed AV
winsock reset
change some registry settings

net use works
net view \\server works
just net view returns error 58
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by:becraig
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I am guessing you mean you cannot access the share you created but you can access the admin share or at least do a netview on the server object.

Error 58 is an authentication error and could be any number of things.

What OS are you using  (client / server) ?

You could try the following steps to ensure NTLM authentication is working as expected


    GPedit.msc
    Windows Settings. Expand “Local Policies” and select “Security Options”
    Alternate : Type secpol.msc to get editor up then
    Locate “Network Security: LAN Manager Authentication Level” in the list and double-click it.
    Change the setting from “Send NTMLv2 response only” to “Send LM & NTLM – use NTLMv2 session if negotiated”
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by:wjl3698
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I can access all current shares and map drives, i just can't see other computers on the network ( net view )

Workstation is windows 7 32 bit, server is 2008 r2 running as domain controller

i did what you said above and still throwing error code 58
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by:wjl3698
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Small update.

i left the domain and joined workgroup <

i can net view on local account. maybe its a domain wide issue but where do i start? last time i checked it was only his domain profile that couldn't net view. im going to go ahead and join the domain and try again and update this.

thanks
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rejoined domain and signed in as administrator on the domain and doing net view again and same error code 58. but on local account i can net view. please help.
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Okay, i connected to two other workstations and they can't net view either, what does this mean? something on the domain controller disabling the computers to net view while signed in as a domain user?
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remote into server and did net view on the server and it display error 6118.
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computer browser on the server was stop and disabled, i enable this and set to auto and disable it on the workstation. i can now net view from both. we can close this. thanks for the help
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did my own troubleshooting and figured it out.
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