New Networking–related articles for the week of November 14 – November 27

I am playing catch-up this week after being out on holiday – and only have one new networking-related article to share for the past two weeks – enjoy! 2458828 The RPC over HTTP connection cannot be set up when you try to access certain services on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows… Read more

New Networking-related articles for the week of September 12 – September 18

Hi all – this week I have 5 new networking-related articles to share with you: 2366024 Primary DNS suffix for a Windows server 2008, Windows server 2008 R2, Windows 7, Windows Vista, deployment using an Answer file may not be set. 2282988 DNS Model for MBCA 2.0 for Windows Server 2008 – download location +… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for the week of January 3 – January 9

Here are the most recently published networking-related Knowledge Base articles: 958970 A long delay occurs when you try to open a network share by entering a path in the Run box on a Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer 961880 How to troubleshoot Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) based connection failures when client fails… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for the week of December 27 – January 2

Here are the latest networking-related Knowledge Base articles for the week of December 27, 2009 – January 2, 2010. Happy New Year! 974841 An update is available for Windows XP to support protocol negotiation for remote procedure call (RPC) over HTTP Authentication 977526 Communication is interrupted periodically when you start a communication from a computer… Read more

RPC to Go v.3 – Named Pipes

In this blog I’d like to give some information on what Named Pipes are, what a Named Pipes connection looks like, and some common things to look for if there is an issue. I do hope you have read RPC to Go v.1 and v.2. It makes this much easier to understand. Either way, I’ll… Read more

RPC to Go v.2

This post is an update to “RPC to Go v.1.”  I assume that you have read v.1 and have a basic understanding of how the RPC protocol works.  We’ll take a closer look at the architecture, End Point Mapper bind and the RPC bind.  At the end there will be a list of common problems… Read more

RPC to Go v.1

The intent of this post is to give TechNet users a quick overview of RPC.  While it is sometimes hard not to delve into separate parts of RPC, I’ll do my best to keep it short.  Developers should use http://msdn.microsoft.com. Let’s begin with a list of terms that will be used. Remote Procedure Call (heretofore,… Read more