Friday, October 10, 2008

Networking Basics - Network Clients

Installing the Hyper-V role seems to make Windows 2008 a little forgetful at times about it's network settings. On a couple of occasions I've returned to my NIC configuration to find network settings missing.

If you cannot connect to a server, check it has 'File and Printer Sharing' enabled as below >


If your server cannot see others on the network, check 'Client for Microsoft Networks' is enabled.

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