New Networking-related KB articles for the weeks of December 13 – December 19 and December 20 – December 26

I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season. Here are the latest networking-related Knowledge Base articles published in the past 2 weeks: 961186  NDIS 5.x USB network adapters do not appear in Performance Monitor 961256  The DNS PTR record might be deleted if you change the DNS server order on a Windows 2003 machine 977172 … Read more

How to query the list of network interfaces using SNMP (via the ifDescr counter)

There have been some instances where customers have asked about how to find out what what network interfaces a machine has by using SNMP. The main reason they want to use SNMP is to achieve the requirement of creating an inventory report and for monitoring remote network devices including Windows systems, routers, and switches with… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for the week of December 6 – December 12

960793  The IPv6 network interface status may not be displayed correctly in the Routing and Remote Access snap-in, depending on the properties of the network connection in Windows Server 2008 977171  DNS data corruption occurs when the DNS records are transferred from a BIND DNS server to a Windows Server 2003 SP2-based DNS server 974927 … Read more

Possible problems seen after upgrading Windows XP clients to SP3 in an environment that uses wired 802.1x

If you are using Wired 802.1x, upgrading your Windows XP clients to Service Pack 3 can cause some severe issues due to design changes in this area. The following information is intended to provide some background information on these changes and how to work around them. Although most these issues are documented in separate Knowledge… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for the week of November 29 – December 5

Here are the latest networking-related Knowledge Base articles for this week: 975755 Device Manager or the application stops responding when you use Device Manager or an application to uninstall the driver for a network adapter on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 953269 The DHCP Server service on a Windows… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for the weeks of November 15 – November 21 and November 22 – November 28

I hope everyone who had a holiday last week had a great one. Here are the latest networking-related Knowledge Base articles published in the past 2 weeks: 977158 DNS updates may be incorrectly reported as failed when you use a third-party DNS server application for DNS registration on a computer that is running Windows Server… Read more