New Networking-related articles for the week of October 10 – October 16

The drought appears to be over! I have quite a number of new networking-related articles to share with you this week: 2248145 IPsec connection in the IKEv1 tunnel mode fails from a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 2353808 The WINS replication operation fails on a failover cluster node that… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for the week of July 19 – July 25

I’m trying to resurrect this series of sharing the latest KB articles related to Windows networking technologies. I hope you find this to be helpful! There are only 2 such KB articles this week: 969632 Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) does not start in Windows XP, and you receive a message in the system event… Read more

How to test the BITS client on your machine?

Now let’s look at a series of Bitsadmin commands used to create a BITS job and download a file. These commands are used to test the BITS client side and verify it works. 1. Create a download job called bitstest by typing the following in the directory where Bitsadmin resides: Bitsadmin /create /download bitstest .csharpcode,… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for the week of June 21 – June 26

953730  The netsh command cannot start the PNRP Machine Name Publication Service on a Windows Server 2008-based computer 952899  Event IDs 1018 and 1020 appear in the Application log after you remove the SNMP service on a Windows Server 2008-based computer 953828  The NLB host does not converge as expected on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V… Read more

Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 Networking-related Knowledge Base Articles for the week ending February 8th

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=947732 The data transfer fails when you use a program that uses the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) to transfer data on a Windows Server 2008-based computer 2/6/2008 Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=947307 The wireless network connection appears to be disabled, and you receive a message in Windows Server 2008: “Windows tried a repair… Read more

A new Windows Vista update resolves a potential issue with BITS

An issue was discovered last month with the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) that caused the Windows Services host process to stop working if a Windows Update package that was downloaded was corrupted.  The problem and methods to get out of the situation are discussed in the following article: 940520 The host process for Windows… Read more