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

New Networking-related KB articles for the week of November 8 – November 14

Here are the latest networking-related Knowledge Base articles to report this week. Next week, there will be no update due to the upcoming holiday. I will publish an update the week after next that will encompass anything published between now and then. If you get to have a holiday next week, I hope you enjoy… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for the week of November 1 – November 7

We have just one newly-published KB article to share this week: 974126 Network policies on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 do not work when a format that uses commas as the decimal separator is specified in Regional and Language Options – Mike Platts… Read more

How to migrate a DHCP database from Windows 2000 Server to Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2

A few months ago, I wrote a post on how to migrate a DHCP Server database from Windows 2000 to Windows Server 2008. As Windows Server 2008 R2 has since released, I wanted to update the information on this subject. The process has not changed in any way from my original post. I am publishing… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for the week of October 25 – October 31

Here are the most recently published networking-related Knowledge Base articles: 975830 The memory usage of the Dns.exe process keeps increasing after you install hotfix 941672 on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 SP2 and that has the DNS server role installed 975792 Numeric host names cannot be resolved on a computer that is… Read more