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Wpad/Pac file - different way of writing the syntax?

byYashy
Hi guys,

I have a slight issue here. We are putting in Watchguard firewalls and unfortunately our …
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unable to open file explorer

2
Windows 10 laptop can't open the file explorer folder, it hangs but when we click start and type …
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how do I resolve a domain trust conflict that was previously working?

17
I have two forests hoya.int and ve.com both had a trust that was created sometime back that has been …
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Cannot map Azure AD drive

1
Hello everyone,
I am having issues connecting to my Azure AD share from any computer, including ones …
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local clients cant ping domain.local

bynoclav
3
After getting a new ISP none of the workstations can ping domain.local
The Server is a Windows 2012 …
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Why would IPv6 interfere with pinging an IPv4 address?

14
I ran into an odd (to me, at least) situation at a client's yesterday and was hoping to understand …
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Win XP box, mapped drive to server, file sometimes come up with wrong version in folder, then reverts to correct version of file

byRiced2
4
We have some older PC's running XP, say 15 of them. We have to support some legacy product with …
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Workstations lose connection to network shares and need to be rebooted in order to reconnect to shared resources.

I have a situation where workstations will lose the connection to network shares and printers during

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Change script to prompt user for variables instead

4
I would like to change this script to prompt the user to input the variables instead..  

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When I connect to a mapped drive (mapped via login script) it opens but displays no contents.

5
I have a client that maps several drives at login. This is isolated to one user and one of her …
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PSExec

3
My company has been hit with Ransomware and you all can understand what is going on.  They have made …
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Best method to access SAN

4
I have a QNAP SAN and wanting to use it to archive quite a bit of stagnant data (multiple …
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SBS 2011 - Network card random issues

byAdam D
20
I have an old SBS 2011 that has been working for a while without issue.  I restart the machine on a …
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server 2016 essentials dhcp issues following June 2020 updates

1
Haven't narrowed it to the server yet - was suspicious of the longtime HP managed gigabit switch - …
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Why is MS Edge using ephemeral port range?

1
I'm seeing Microsoft Edge using the ephemeral port range, however, i'm not able to find an …
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How to disable OpenVPN reconnect?

byFabio
7
Hello Experts,

How are you?

I have an OpenVPN server running perfectly, but has only one …
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Adding host to domain behind NAT (overlapping subnets)

bySam
4
I am aware that adding hosts to the domain behind the NAT'ed domain controllers/DNS is not a …
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Windows Firewall - Limiting Connections to a network port to a specific IP

3
I have an Allworx phone server that relies on a server application to perform backups.  Basically …
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Can UNC by HOSTNAME, Cannot UNC by IP

1
I can unc to \\hostname\c$
But I cannot to \\192.168.0.200\c$

Ping hostname = 192.168.0.200
IP …

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