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Q: cannot access server

Okay, I'm stumped

I am trying to access a webserver from a PC and the browser tells me the server is down. Tried pinging it and I get a timed out response. nslookup fails to find the server. tried turning the firewall off, tried checking the content setting in the internet options, tried explorer and firefox. all with no luck. The user can email people at the site without any problems. The workstation can access pretty much any other server

I know the server I am trying to access is up and running because if I go down the street to another computer, I can browse the site and ping the address with no problems. Not only that, the site has around 500 subscribers and no-one else hase any problems.

There is something weird going on here. Any thoughts would be good. I am running Spybot on the workstation at the moment but have no real hope that it will turn up anything.

Workstation is a pentium 4 running Windows XP from a small office using a Seimens Speedstream modem.

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Preferred Solution: cannot access server

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On Windows7 Pro,  trying to run IIS.  The way I am used to execute is  on the browser "localhost".  I used to have the code in the directory  C:\inetpub\wwwroot.   Even before I copy,  I am hoping to see
the image IIS welcome page.  Once it is successful, want to copy the code as that was the way I used to do in Window XP.    However I am getting the following message.  I have administrator access to the machine and gave full permissions
to the folder  'C:\inetpub\wwwroot'.  Still the same message. 
Error message 401.3: You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials you supplied (access denied due to Access Control Lists). Ask the Web server's administrator to give you access to 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot'.

Can someone help me to address this issue.  Thanks a lot in advance. 

A:Error message 401.3: You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials you supplied (access denied due to Access Control Lists). Ask the Web server's administrator to give you access to 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot'.

Hi,


You can click the IIS hyperlink in my previous post or using this one

http://forums.iis.net/


Regards,

Vincent Wang
TechNet Community Support

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We are getting this message when accessing a search page on our SQL server. Any ideas anyone?

Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80004005'

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][Shared Memory]SQL Server does not exist or access denied.

/faxmachine_search2.asp, line 5

cheers,
Dan
 

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We have a requirement to get the windows services from one of our remote server. We already have a group with admin rights on that machine and users added to it. But while fetching the services from that details we get below error.
We are using C#.net to fetch the services.
Error:
InvalidOperationException Was caught
Cannot open Service Control Manager on computer :"". This operation might require other privileges.

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Cannot access windows updates, any admin tools, av websites., cannot run spybot, internet explorer giving security settings warning, cannot change any of the settings.

HJT log file:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 12:08:50 PM, on 6/15/2011
Platform: Windows 2003 SP2 (WinNT 5.02.3790)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Documents and Settings\administrator.#domain#\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\AMSP\coreServiceShell.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\UniClient\UiFrmWrk\uiWatchDog.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\AMSP\coreFrameworkHost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Client Server Security Agent\tmlisten.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rdpclip.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
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A:Server 2003 Terminal Server cannot access admin tools

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you... Read more

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I have a Access 2000 database residing on one sever and an installation of SQL Server 2008 residing on another. Both servers are running Windows Server 2003. I created a linked server using the code below. When I run EXEC sp_tables_ex 'PropCont' I get the following,
"OLE DB error trace [OLE/DB Provider 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' IDBInitialize::Initialize returned 0x80004005: The provider did not give any information about the error.].
Msg 7399, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sp_tables_ex, Line 13
OLE DB provider 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' reported an error. The provider did not give any information about the error."

I tried changing the code to specify my account information, which has Administrative privileges on the domain and I get,
"OLE DB error trace [OLE/DB Provider 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' IDBInitialize::Initialize returned 0x80040e4d: Authentication failed.].
Msg 7399, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sp_tables_ex, Line 13
OLE DB provider 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' reported an error. Authentication failed."

Originally I was getting an error that said, "The workgroup information file is missing or opened exclusively by another user" I found an article on line that suggested I do the following,
"1. Open SSMS
2. Expand Server Objects, Linked Servers, Providers
3. Double click the provider (Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0)
4. UNTICK the "Allow inprocess" option"
I did this and I stopped ... Read more

A:Linked Server from SQL Server 2008 to Access 2000 db gives error

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Hi there
Why does Windows Networking always seem to hose things up ( Linux works EVERY time)

I have two computers on the SAME test private LAN one Whitehorse (W2003 server) and the other Blackdog (W8 Enterprise) both enabled "Shareable and Visible".

View from W2003 -- can see and access disks C,D, and F on W8 Computer

View from W8 - Networking shows the computer Whitehorse (W2003 server) but can't access any disks etc (or even its printer). PING even fails but W8 obviously knows it's on the Network because its found it. The stupid Windows diagnostics when you click Diagnose doesn't help at all --in fact I've NEVER found the network diagnostic panel of the slightest bit of help ever.

I've switched off firewalls etc while testing so there's no security rubbish to take care of while I'm trying to get this to work. LAN is purely LOCAL -- no computer is on "the other side" of a router.

Both machines can access independently the Internet through a Local router and connections are via LAN cable so nothing should be simpler. !! But can I get this to work !!.

I had a similar problem with W7 but it seemed to "Disappear" without me actually doing anything -- the proverbial "Ghost in the Machine" I expect.

Screenshots enc.

(Windows Networking Grrrhhhhhh! -- I'm not particularly technical with this stuff but any time I've used Networking with Linux it works STRAIGHT OUT OF THE BOX and there's no problem sharing from or to windows. !... Read more

A:W2K3 Server can access W8 W8 computer cant see W2K server

Assuming this Windows 8 Enterprise machine isn't locked down with Group Policy.

This type of problem usually requires that you change the lanman server parameters in order to get Windows 8 working with older servers. Do these adjustments on the Windows 8 machines that needs to connect to the server.

Control Panel - Administrative Tools - Local Security Policy

Local Policies - Security Options

Network security: LAN Manager authentication level
Set to Send LM & NTLM responses only

Set the Minimum session security for NTLM SSP
Disable Require 128-bit encryption

Reboot all machines after making the adjustment.

There are two separate settings for disabling the 128 bit encryption.

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Hello there,

I'm struggling with networking problems.
I have server 2003 that acts as print server, file server and VPN server.

But after some configuring for the VPN adapter (separate adapter) I can't connect to \\server (that's server real name) anymore.
BUT I can connect with it over IP (192.168.1.200, static IP)

So I thought that the VPN adapter is conflicting with some settings and disabled it, and it didn't help.

Server is behind router and I have static IP. Router seems to be configured correctly.
I can ping the server.

What's the problem?

edir:
May it be netBIOS problem?

M
 

A:Solved: Cannot access server by name, can access by internal IP

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My husband and I have several email addresses for our business that were created and hosted by another party using cPanel. Unfortunately we are late in paying our bill and our emails addresses have been shut down. Is there any way to redirect them? Any other advice? We did have access to the cPanel account but looks that was access was changed too. (see attached) If I am able to obtain access again, can I transfer the email addresses somehow?
 

A:Can I Access Emails If My Server Access Has Been Shut Down?

what was the last part after the @ of the email
why not just pay the bill ?
if ita a domain youu own , then you can transfer to a new provider and they can also host your email - but there will be a hosting / email server charge for you on another host.

Assuming this is all via a domain name, what is your domain name ?
when does the domain name expire?

Who are you hosting with now - is it very expensive?
What country are you in

You will NOT be able to transfer the email address and all the OLD emails , just the email address may be transfered - the emails will stay on the current hosting server , and if you leave it to long , which you may have already done, they will delete all the emails anyway
 

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Hi There,

Could anyone help me I trying to find the answer or links that may help me find the answer to my problem.....

I could access a folder from the server before, and now I get a message" The link you are trying to access is unavailable or missing, try checking your spelling and try again.....

Is it a permission problem?
Please help me
Thanks
Shodowclarke
 

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Hello,

I have a problem to access file server on Windows Server 2000 from a Windows 7 PC. For your information, due to some reasons, both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2000 are in different domain.

I have tried all suggested solutions which are :
i. to unchecked both attributes in 'Network Security : Minimum session security for NTLM SSP based (including secure RPC)' for both clients and server.
ii. to apply 'Send LM & NTLM - use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated' in 'Network Security : LAN Manager authentication level'
iii. to make sure the time setting for both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2000 are the same.

But still, i couldn't access the file server. In fact, each time I entered domain\username to authenticate, it will give out this message :



Since I am kinda new to this troubleshooting things, it would be great if someone can tell me why does this happening. Is it because of the different domain?

thanks in advance.

A:Windows 7 unable to Access file server on Windows Server 2000

To connect to the server you would need to enter the credentials of the domain user on the server that would have access. For example if the domain was 'home' with a user 'Josh' then I would put:

home\Josh

As the username. If you want to get advanced you could try and form a trust with the other domain in active directory so that the other domain has permission to access the server

Josh

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I am using a wireless linksys WRT54G router with 3 pcs, and can access the internet fine will all of them. I can connect to ftp servers that use the standard port 21, but cannot access one using a non-standard ftp port. I am using FTP Commander, and it appears to connect, but no files/folders show. A minute later I get the error message "An unexpected response was received from the FTP server. Make sure that you have entered the correct value in setup for your FTP port."
I have tried enabling port range forwarding (both while assigning a static IP and while using dhcp) and have tried enabling DMZ with the same result.
I've tried this with a computer running 98SE as well as with one running XP.
I know other people can access this server. Any Help would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Samantha
 

A:Can't Access FTP Server

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hello all,
i have a lacie ethernet mini nas storage device.
router has been configured for port forwarding. device is seen and usable through
lan computers, both wired and wireless.
shares , users & passwords are setup. everything works fine over the lan network
at home.
i tested (at least i thought it was a valid test), the ftp through both wired & wireless
computers, and access is good.
but i cannot access ftp from work (same kind of win-xp box).
this is what i used when it worked from home; "ftp:[email protected]/documents"
but IE cannot connect.
lacie instructions do not cover an ftp walk through.
i think their tech support is out having a donut with the maytag repair guy.
thanks
 

A:can't access my server by ftp

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Recenty purchased 2 new PC's with windows 8.
Setup workgroup, connected to server via work group. Saved credentials to system. Was able to access files first day.

Day two: try to access server and Win 8 prompts for username and password. I input UN and PW and system tells me its wrong. Even though I know its right.

I have tired many things with firewall and outbound security on WIN 8 machine, but it will not connect to win2k server via workgroup as it denies password.

Anyone know how to fix/resolve this issue (hating windows 8 right now)

A:Win 8 cant access Server w2k.

check out this thread.
http://www.eightforums.com/network-s...2k-server.html

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Can anyone explain to me how to use SQL Server as the back end of Access? I have an Access database that is full and I need to upgrade the back end so that I can hold more data. Do I need to purchase SQL Server? Is it hard to learn? Is it complicated and time consuming to do this?

Please help!

Joslady
 

A:SQL Server and Access

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A friend of mine ask me this and I have no idea (as I don't use SQL Server).

Anyone have any clue?

how do I set up partial pull merge replication between an SQL Server 2000 server and Access 2000 clients? Click to expand...

Thanks for the help.
 

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ok fellas, after scouring the internet for hours ive finally given in and turned to the community for help. I have been trying to access this one site called www.vafinancials.com four hours upon hours. basically comes up page cannot be displayed...or cant connect to server or whatever... i have tried ie, chrome and opera browsers to no avail, i have flushed the dns server..nothing... i have tried tracert....

here are the results...

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

tracert www.vafinancials.com

Tracing route to www.vafinancials.com [64.79.73.170]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 192.168.0.1
2 * * * Request timed out.
3 15 ms 15 ms 15 ms 64.59.184.237
4 25 ms 25 ms 26 ms rc2sc-tge0-1-5-0.wp.shawcable.net [66.163.77.65]

5 26 ms 25 ms 25 ms rc1nr-tge0-2-0-0.wp.shawcable.net [66.163.73.189
]
6 41 ms 51 ms 48 ms 66.163.65.118
7 44 ms 51 ms 49 ms 2-0-0-chi-eqx.peering.xlhost.com [206.223.119.8]

8 61 ms 61 ms 62 ms ten3-8.core-1.xlhost.com [206.222.25.34]
9 62 ms 53 ms 53 ms vl4051.pe-5.xlhost.com [206.222.25.154]
10 54 ms 53 ms 61 ms aa.49.4f.static.xlhost.com [64.79.73.170]

Trace complete.
i have tried unchecking auto detect in lan settings and rechecked it, done malware scans, tried everything under the sun to fix this including a remote session with an ISP rep...nothing...u can imagine im highly frustrated with this. i can access the site tho using a proxy but the client i need to play ... Read more

A:Cant access one particular server

If you can access via a proxy, but not from your normal IP number then it means that the website has blocked you. This appears to be a game site, so it is likely that you have been banned for breaches of the game rules
All you can do is contact the site via its support forum
 

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I'm having the same problem, but that little Windows trick didn't help. My computer is and has always been (yes, I double checked!) authorized to access the network, but it won't now. I think I accidentally specified a wrong path, and now I can't get into the server at all. Does that make sense? If so, any advice??
 

A:Can't access server

chelbel said:


I'm having the same problem, but that little Windows trick didn't help. My computer is and has always been (yes, I double checked!) authorized to access the network, but it won't now. I think I accidentally specified a wrong path, and now I can't get into the server at all. Does that make sense? If so, any advice??Click to expand...

chelbel,

You have stumbled onto a year old thread. But tell us about your network and server. Are you on a workgroup or domain, router, wireless?
 

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hello Everyone!
Some body please tell me about the access of the Server of my LAb in college thanks.
There is the windows XP is installed on server .
 

A:WAnt to Access Server in my LAb os XP

Hiya and welcome to Tech Support Guy

You'll have to get in contact with your Network Administrator of your college, as they will set you up with the access you need.

Regards

eddie
 

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I hope this is in the correct forum, so here goes. We have opened an ofiice in an old blg, and when we called ATT they said we could get a dsl line! well they made a mistake, so we explored a t1 line to much money. ok the people we rent from have a server, so someone suggested we do a wireless bridge. We are not directly in thair line of sight so is there a way to connect to a server wirelessly from building to building if the connecting bldg is 150 yrds away. Thanks any help would be appreciated or a site for help. There will only be two maybe three computers in use lap tops with docking stations or just lap tops.

oh forgot , we are using att sticks now , but slow and cumbersome also we are not the same company so w its two differant servers. Thanks again.
 

A:Server access

On the server, install a MIMO router which will have higher radio output.
Mount the router (at the server) near a window that faces your building and
set the SSID to something you and the owner agree upon.

Take a laptop with a WiFi adapter and stand outside your building and verify you can
get a good signal and connect.

Once that works, you get a Wireless Bridge (usually an Access Point configured as a bridge),
like this.

Once it all works (ie your systems have internet access), the MIMO router should have encryption enabled and your Bridge will need the key to connect.
 

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Yeah i'm playing a game called Gunz, from legacygamers.net, i've downloaded all the latest patches, i've shut down my firewall, portforwarded, etc etc but when i go on i always get "cannot access server" i talked to the creator and he said that the server is accepting logins, but i still cant access the server. I know its kinda weird asking this here since most of you probably never heard of this game, but i thought it was worth a try.
 

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We are running Windows 2000 Server. On the server is a Q: drive called 'Public'. 'Public''s permission is set to 'Everyone' with full-control. The employees and I can access the Public folder through My Network Places (most people have Win XP Pro) or through the run command, \\server\public.

Here's the problem. One person does not have access. She always did have access to the Public folder, but not anymore. I can access my PC (which is \\networkid) through her PC (\\popc). However, I cannot access \\server through \\popc. What is the problem? How come mine cannot see hers, but she can see mine? Me and everyone else can see the server, but not her.

Through her PC (\\popc), I type 'ping networkid' and I get replies. However, I type 'ping server' but there is no reply.

Any suggestions? I would love to get out of this funk!
 

A:All PC's can access the server, except one

Try recreating her Windows profile. Are you able to access the server if you log in with your profile on her PC? Is she able to access the server from a different PC using her own login?

Regards,
Rollin
 

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With the company I work for, we have VPN access using a Cisco VPN dialer. Now from this, we can access our billing software, as well as our email. Now I want to get access to our main server, where most of our files are, but no one has had any success except one guy who has XP that doesn't recall what he did to get there. Can I FTP over? I can ping the machine so I know my computer can at least see it. I run W2K and the server is W2K as well...

any help is EXTREMELY appreciated!!!
 

A:VPN access to server

(have you tried mapping a drive to the share? when you access it from work, is it mapped to a drive letter in your windows explorer? or do you ftp to access it?)
 

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Here is my Hijack this Report

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:44:51 PM, on 5/2/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Alcohol Soft\Alcohol 120\StarWind\StarWindService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_FATIAIA.EXE
C:\Program Files\PeerGuardian2\pg2.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\messenger\ymsgr_tray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_FATIAIA.EXE
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\TEMP\Desktop\hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.sony.com/vaiopeople
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.sony.com/vaiopeople
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\S... Read more

A:I can't access my Web server from my pc?

Hi and welcome to the forums, your log which you have submitted here is now in the process of being analyzed, some logs take longer than others depending on the type of infection. As I am currently at undergrad status all my post are verified before final posting so this may also cause a short delay in the final post. Please be patient and I will get back to you as soon as I can

While you are wating for your reply please note...

Do not try and fix any entries that you see yourself (even if they do seem very obvious) If you do so the fix may not work as it should, leaving you open to possible immediate re-infection.

Do not disable your system restore - an infected/corrupted system restore is better than none at all, if anything should go wrong during the fix and restore is turned off then you could well be looking at a full system format

Please do not post in other forums while you are being helped here This is so the HJT helpers at other forums can get on with helping other users that are in need of attention.

If you are at anytime in doubt, or unsure of anything then please ask ! Dont be frightened - we wont bite....

Many Thanks - Dorian - AkA Steve
 

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My friend has windows xp at her house on a dsl connection. At her office in the university she has a newer mac. Is it possible to do a remote login to her home pc and access files through the internet. I know she has to have at least a shared folder. the mac has a menu to connect to servers and gives the option to enter an ip address. I think all i need to do is type in the address and then look at the share file. does anyone know if it is more complicated than this and will this kind of access be blocked by a firewall either by the university or from her ISP.
 

A:how to get access to xp server across web

You can share files using the following methods:

- FTP programs
- Remote control applications
- Online storage and collaboration web sites
- Other options (vpn, peer-to-peer, instant messaging)

Here is an article that you may find usefull:
http://www.practicallynetworked.com/howto/fileshare/fileshare_intro.htm
 

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Well, this has been an ongoing problem for a while, and RoadRunner support says "We don't block anything here at RoadRunner", so...here's my problem:

I can't access my server, http://darkangels-rs.com. Only very seldomly can I access the front page, with just the text, no background image and no little person icon that should be there. If I refresh, I get a timeout error. Most of the time, I get a timeout error.

I'm running Windows XP SP2, the site does not load on IE7 or FF2, and I'm using RoadRunner/Time Warner Cable as my ISP (obviously.) I've checked all my trusted sites, restricted sites (unless the IP of the site is blocked, in which case I don't know it, I think it's like 216.something.something.something) and even turned off my firewalls, checked their settings, scanned for adware, spyware, viruses, and the like, reset my modem, repaired my connection, AND turned off google web accelerator, in case they were blocking it, and no dice. Anybody got any ideas?
 

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I've been dealing with this problem at a client's that's driving me batty. They had Fios installed and the installation guys did something to the wired internal network that screwed it up. Everyone now gets internet but nobody's machine can see the server.

I can ping the server but no icon shows up on any screen. The server gets internet as well. What am I missing here? It's a Windows server, 2008 or 12 I think. I'm a bit unsure of what version of server because I haven't been there in over a year, until last week so I think that's what it is.

Oh anmd it's not a domain but a workgroup since there are only 4 users hooked up.
 

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I'm trying to setup a VPN server. Here are a couple of questions I have. What is the diferences between VPN and using Windows Remote Desktop Connection? Do I setup the VPN server on a domain controller or can it be done on a separate windows 2003 server? Do I need to setup a VPN if my network has no hardware firewall protection? Another words, I can ping the domain controller server from anywhere. The domain controller has a public static IP address. What are some of the concerns having VPN?

Any help in answering these is very grateful!

ljCharlie
 

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I'm cautious to post this in networking because it may end up being a SQL/Access error in the end, but we don't have a solid lead on where this bottleneck is occuring.

For a project we're currently working on, we have a local access database that contains various tables for a PC inventory containing roughly 15,000 PCs and related apps/hardware/etc. The database sits at around 100 MB on disk all told, and interfaces with an MS-SQL server back end. The database is loaded out onto flash drives and given to various assessors and deployers for use. We have a version that draws directly from the SQL tables, but we also have a local version that updates local tables only so it can be used directly on the workstations being assessed without the ODBC connection to the server.

The issue comes with uploading the local data to the SQL server. When sitting in the data center where the SQL server is located, the upload of all of the local tables takes roughly 10 minutes. This is on a gigabit link, hovering around 2% (20-25 mb/s) utilization. When we take the database out to a remote site (hospital environment, large pipes), the upload time balloons out into the hour or two hour region.

The issue here is that the utlization hovers around .1% (or 1-2 mb/s) on a gigabit link out at the remote sites, when files can be transferred alongside the SQL upload from the data center without issue.

We've asked the network team to look into any sort of policies or subnet issues t... Read more

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We have an employee who we would like to give remote access to only one of our servers without giving him any rights to "screw" things up. now we currently use several products like NetMeeting, Remote Desktop (Microsoft) and DameWare to remote into other desktops to fix any issues but I do not believe you can limit the user who connects to these desktops to certain rights.

I guess what I am saying is would it be possible for this guy to log into the server remotely and restrict what he can do? Our servers are logged in as an administrator so I am assuming he will have access to do whatever he wants?

I hope this makes sense. Thanks for your time.
 

A:Server access question

The best practice (given your situation) would to be set up a separate Terminal Server that he can log onto under his own user account. You don't EVER want to give somebody Admin access at the server level.
 

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I have a server sitting here with an Act database that must be preserved.
At the moment, no one seems to know the password (Server 2003), so I want to be sure I copy the relevant files.
I suspect I want the .pad file. which I have.
What else do I need to be sure I have everything needed to transfer the proper info to the local machine running Act?
I've copied everything in Program Files and App Data.
TIA.
 

A:Act Backup-No access to server

The PAD file is about the only file you don't need as it's re-built when you move the database, anyway.

You can't copy the Program, so copying anything in Program Files and App Data won't help either.

Have a look at: http://blog.glcomputing.com.au/2009/09/automating-backups-for-act-by-sage.html
 

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in order to install this modem that im trying to hookup...i need to close down the remote access server...but i don't know how to do it!!! please help!
 

A:remote access server

Go into control panel > services and look for the remote access server service and stop it. You can do it from a command prompt as well by opening a DOS window and typing

NET STOP "REMOTE ACCESS SERVER" /Y

Use the NET START "REMOTE ACCESS SERVER" /Y to start it again
 

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Running Win 2003 server, DHCP and DNS, with 180 computers logging into our domain. We primarily are using Win XP Pro, but want to replace some laptops but with Win 7 platform. I have received some ambiguous answers, but will Windows 7 allow me to log into the Win 2003 domain and receive DHCP and DNs? Many thanks!

A:Win 7 access to 2003 server

Yes, assuming you are talking about a version of 7 that has domain abilities. ANy issues you may come across are most likley related to IPV6 and your network configuration rather than the OS itself. I am typing this on a Win 7 Enterprise workstation ona 2003 domain getting my DNS and DHCP address just fine.

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Help! I have a small business with a network of 7 pc's using Windows XP. Replaced an old laptop with a new one with Windows 7 and am having similar problems to others who have asked about how to get rid of the windows security box that pops up when trying to access the network. My problem is a little different. I can see the network machines on the Windows 7 laptop and I can go into one of the other machine's documents on the Windows 7 laptop, but the password box comes up when I click on the Netmax server icon in the the network. The business' shared data file is on the Netmax server, so the new computer is useless to me if it cannot access that data file. I have searched through Windows 7 forum for anything that could help and tried almost everything that was suggested to get rid of the user/password box. Password protection is off in the Windows 7 network sharing. This is not a windows7/XP network issue since I can get into the XP files of the other computers. It is a Windows 7/server issue. I only have one user name and password for that server and I have tried it over and over in the box. I have tried everycombination of user names and passwords suggested in the forums, from "administrator" to "admin" to my XP user name and password. Nothing works. Anyone have Ideas?

A:password box does not let me access server

  
Quote: Originally Posted by saukvet


Help! I have a small business with a network of 7 pc's using Windows XP. Replaced an old laptop with a new one with Windows 7 and am having similar problems to others who have asked about how to get rid of the windows security box that pops up when trying to access the network. My problem is a little different. I can see the network machines on the Windows 7 laptop and I can go into one of the other machine's documents on the Windows 7 laptop, but the password box comes up when I click on the Netmax server icon in the the network. The business' shared data file is on the Netmax server, so the new computer is useless to me if it cannot access that data file. I have searched through Windows 7 forum for anything that could help and tried almost everything that was suggested to get rid of the user/password box. Password protection is off in the Windows 7 network sharing. This is not a windows7/XP network issue since I can get into the XP files of the other computers. It is a Windows 7/server issue. I only have one user name and password for that server and I have tried it over and over in the box. I have tried everycombination of user names and passwords suggested in the forums, from "administrator" to "admin" to my XP user name and password. Nothing works. Anyone have Ideas?


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I want to be able to boot up at any workstation (on a network) in a DOS environment and access a directory on an NT server. There are ghost image files that I want to be able to decompress to the workstation. I believe I have to create a boot diskette but don't remember any details on how to do this.

Help me out. Your help is appreciated.
 

A:Booting up in DOS to access NT server

If the NT servers are formatted to use NTFS, then you cannot access the files through DOS.
 

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Situation:
Work laptop yesterday evening disallowed me from accessing web pages. After seeing the connection was to the network was strong, but the connection to the internet was non-existant, I troubleshot the problems with Windows Network Diagnostics. It's answer was to: Power cycle the modem/router (didn't work), get new ip setting for the network adapter (didn't work), and reset the network adapter (didn't work either.)

In CMD I've tried ipconfig/flushdns and ipconfig/registerdns, with no prevail. I'm at a loss as we don't have an IT department and my boss is not tech savy one bit.

I've included my ipconfig/all report below:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6001]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Ryan>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Ryan-WorkLaptop
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : 0066840.lodgenet.net

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : 0066840.lodgenet.net
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN Mini-Card
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-22-5F-C6-C4-3E
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::19b6:46fd:56bd:2ecd%12(Preferred)
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A:Can not access primary dns server

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I'm trying to add an ME box to W2k server (set up as a domain server)

The ME box can see and access files on the server BUT the server cannot access the ME machine"the account is not authorised to log in from this station" is what comes up when you try to enter the ME machine from the server
I know I came up with this before but I can't get it to work again.

2000 boxes have No probs?????
 

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new to networking scene, trouble at my desk . . . i used the vpn over the weekend to access my comp. and now i can't access the server at my office come Monday . . . my internet works fine, when i ping the ip addy it "timed out" when i run a tracert it shows me step1 step2 vpn addy and at step3 "* * *" symbols and stops there for 30 lines/"hops" same thing . . . i tried accessing the router via web after ipconfig/using the default gateway as the ip for the router but it won't let me saying firewall or proxy setting is there . . . i went to internet options and turned off the proxy setting and same thing, can't access the router via web . . . i've checked the firewall settings for the windows and it's been "off" . . . not sure what the problem is or what i should do next? any help would be greatly appreciated . . . lmk if you need any more info and i can post it up
 

A:Can't access Server after using VPN over the weekend!!

What kind of VPN setup are using? PPTP, IPSec, or something third-party like a Cisco VPN client?
 

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Not sure if I should post this here or in the XP forum, but here goes...

In attempting to fix an issue I had with OREANS32.SYS in my c:\windows\system32\drivers folder on a Win2K3 server, I renamed the file, then created a new 0-byte text file called OREANS32.SYS in the same directory.

Adjusted the pagefile to move it to the D: drive, (which is faster), and upon reboot, I can login to the server, map drives, view an internal website that is hosted on this server, but I can no longer RDP into the server, or open Outlook on my local machine (which connects to this server for Exchange mail).

I have gone back and undone my OREANS32.SYS changes, rebooted, but still getting the same issues.

Any idea what's going on and how to fix it?
 

A:Can't access exchange server or RDP

OREANS32.SYS on google comes back as an infection, could be one of many... I assume you've already followed this route? If you have an infection, renaming the file isn't going fix the problem...

I'm making the assumption that you're running 2003 SBS if you have everything in one. Are you running enterprise antivirus for your exchange or just a client covering the pc? What errors are in your logs? Can any machines connect to the exchange server?

Check your services, are all necessary exchange services running?
 

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Hi Folks,

I've got four computers networked together via ethernet and a router. One computer is designated as the "server" and all the important files are stored on it. The other computers access the files on the server.

I recently replaced the server with a brand new PC - P4 3 GHZ, 1 GB of RAM.

The server is XP Pro, the other machines are either XP Pro or home.

When the workstations open an existing file from the server, they often have to wait 20 or more seconds while the PC gathers the contents of the directory to display it. A similar problem: when a wordperfect document residing on the server is opened from a workstation, and the user attempts to highlight a large block of text, the hourglass appears, and once again, 20 or more seconds can go by before they are able to complete the operation.

My users understandably find this maddening. They never had this problem before when the file were served on an ancient PIII running NT2000.

Is there a way to speed up the network connection to the server and make it behave more efficiently?

Any insight, suggestions, advice and/or help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

Gryffud
 

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Having trouble staying online.
 

A:Can't access proxy server

Continue with this post instead of starting 2 posts for the same computer.
https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problem-with-proxy-server.1159313/#post-9160083
I've already replied to you there.

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Windows 7 client cannot connect to Apple OS 10.2.8 server on our LAN.

A new Windows 7 (PRO) computer was able to connect to our old MAC file server (G4 OS X 10.2.8) over our LAN, but suddenly it will not allow access. We had a shortcut on the desktop and could access files just fine, but then it stopped allowing access (possibly after an WIN 7 update??). I can see the MAC server under Network Connections, click on it and see the group folder we normally connect to, but get this error message when I try to access the folder:
“The server \\ourserver\ is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. The specified server is not available.”

The Win 7 box can ping the MAC server just fine.
Multiple Windows XP computers connect to and access files on this MAC server with no problems and have done so for years.

All the PC’s on our LAN are in the workgroup “WORKGROUP”. We do not have a Domain.

The MAC server is set with a single group with members that have usernames and passwords. I even set up a new username and password on the MAC server to match the username and password of the user (admin privileges) on the Windows 7 machine. (BTW, I can connect with that new username and password from all our XP machines.)

As far as tweaking settings on this Win 7 machine, I want to be prudent since the machine is correctly connecting to a SQL database running on a Windows 2003 server (using Windows authentication). The Win 7 machine has ODBC by way of “... Read more

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I have a Desktop with XP, Laptop with Vista.

Both are on the same workgroup & IP subnet and I have installed the LLTP patch for XP. Both have the exact same firewall, the network has been "trusted" and each computer is trusted by MAC address.

On the desktop, I can't see "Laptop" in "Workgroup Computers", but when I try \\laptop, it opens and I can see all the shares.

On the laptop I can see "Desktop" in the "Network View" but if I try to click it, or use \\desktop I get a message saying it is inaccessible. Then if I go to a specific share "\\desktop\share1", I can get to it fine.

I'd prefer to be able to get directly to \\desktop and be able to brosw the shares instead of having to remember specific paths. Anything else I can try?
 

A:Can access shares but not server

:big smile:

Tool me a while to find this myself --- see http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic100122.html
 

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I am attending a University that uses the Cisco Clean Access Agent to authenticate and check students computers for possible viruses and other problems. I have set up a netgear wireless router and now the computers using the router are incapable of accessing the cleanaccess server but the university network is demanding that they log in to the server. Is this a router problem, a university problem or what?

Thanks

Photographer
 

A:Clean Access Server

Welcome, photographer.

It sounds to me like it's your problem.

If you can find such a person, discuss this with somebody who understands the server's needs and how a router works.

I can understand their server not being able to access your computers hiding behind the router's firewall, but your computers' inability to access the server is beyond me. Unless the login process is tied in with the server trying to access the computer doing the login.

I suggest that you disable the router's firewall, and see if this makes a difference. If this permits the login/access then you may be able to still use the firewall by opening whatever port(s) the server requires.

If disabling the firewall doesn't work, the problem may be IP based. The IP address that the server would be seeing is whatever the network assigned, which is the router's WAN or Internet address; and your computers have addresses like 192.168.n.x. Don't know how to get around this, which leads back to my main suggestion--find somebody who understands both ends. Good luck, and let us know how this progresses. This is a new situation for me, and I'm here to learn.
 

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I put together a network using a cable modem and a linksys router. There are three computers on the network, one is XP, one is NT 6, and the other is NT 4 Server. I setup NetBuie on all the computers and I also set TCP/IP.
The internet is working, but that has nothing do with the computers talking to one another. The thing that I dont understand is that I able to ping into all the computers from each computer, but when I go to access a computer from the Network Neighborhood, no computers are found.

Any help would greatly be appreciated.
 

A:Cannot access files on server.

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Hi all!

I apologize if I post this to the wrong forum. I'm new here.

I have tried to illustrate my WLAN/LAN/Internet situation:

I am looking for ways to access
(1) my (own) web server (with IIS 6/Apache) (HTTP)
(2) my IP/Network cam (RTSP)

from my smartphone (3) from "Internet". I am a .NET-system developer but my networking skills are very poor.
My problem is that there are obstacles, i e an evil firewall (4). Since my web server (1) and IP/Network (2) cam are behind it (4), I have absolutely no idea how to access them from my smart phone (3) from Internet.
My ISP doesn't allow port forwarding, but I know that there is a Socks5 server which I can reach @port 1080. I believe that I can use it somehow?

My question:
Is it possible to reach my web server at all from outside the firewall? How? Are there any other solutions for me except for changing my ISP?

With best regards,
Hans
 

A:How to access a web server behind a firewall?

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