Help!!! 2003 server DC network places

rdtechrdtech Member Posts: 23 ■□□□□□□□□□
I Cannot see computers in my network places.
Help !!!


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    Hyper-MeHyper-Me Banned Posts: 2,059

    Network Places relies on NetBIOS and not DNS. FYI.
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    rwwest7rwwest7 Member Posts: 300
    Is the Computer Browser service running?
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    binarysoulbinarysoul Member Posts: 993
    Can you ping the PC's? I would first check basic connectivity.
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    Solaris_UNIXSolaris_UNIX Member Posts: 93 ■■□□□□□□□□
    I don't really know much of anything about Microsoft Windows or CIFS, but I'll have a go at helping you troubleshoot:

    (1) Check network connectivity between the machines (ping, tracert, rdesktop, etc.).

    (2) Check if there are any software firewalls running on the computers. Run this command at the MS-DOS command prompt:

    netsh firewall show state

    and post the output here.

    (3) Check if there are hardware firewalls (ASA, PIX, Netscreen, etc.) that might not be allowing the NetBIOS traffic through.

    (4) Check if the computers you're looking for in NetBIOS are in different subnets / different broadcast domains that are maybe separated by a router or something.

    (5) Check if the netbios ports are listening when you type in this command at the MS-DOS command line:

    netstat -na | find "LISTEN"

    ps -e -o pid | xargs -t -n1 pfiles | grep "port: $PORT"

    dtrace -n 'syscall::write:entry { @num[zonename] = count(); }'


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