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

Quite a variety of new articles were released this week, covering a number of networking technologies and operating system versions: 2523887 You may encounter file corruption issues when you use the Offline Files feature to synchronize data in Windows 7 2525835 MS11-047: Vulnerability in Microsoft Hyper-V could cause denial of service: June 14, 2011 2535094… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles since May 8

I’d like to apologize for not having any new KB articles to post for the past several weeks; some changes have been going on with the tools I use to find this information. Here are the most recent networking-related KB articles since my last entry on May 13th. I apologize in advance for any duplicates:… Read more

SNMP Service fails to start with the error, “The SNMP Service service on Local Computer started and then stopped”

We have received a few calls from our customers where the SNMP Service fails to start with the following error: The following event, Event ID 7036 from Service Control Manager, is also logged under the “System Log” in “Event Viewer”: The other symptom will occur if you try to reinstall the SNMP Service via Control… Read more

How to query the IP route table of a remote Windows machine using SNMP

There have been a few instances where our customers have asked us how to query the IP route table via SNMP from a remote Windows machine. The following article explains you how to query the list of routes from a remote Windows machine using SNMP and compares the output with "Route Print". Note: Please be… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for the week of February 7 – February 13

We have had a couple of lean weeks recently with very few new KB articles to report, but that is certainly not the case this time around! Here are the latest networking-related KB articles: 979554 The creator of an SNMP trap notification cannot be identified in Windows Server 2003 978972 Stop error message when you… 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 August 30 – September 5

Here are the most recently published networking-related Knowledge Base articles: 972840 The SNMP service does not respond to all SNMP requests on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 after the Group Policy settings are refreshed 972071 Applications that use the UDP protocol may encounter poor performance on a computer that is running Windows… Read more

SNMP Traps in Windows Server

What is an SNMP Trap? It’s nothing but an alert message with abstract information about an event sent from an SNMP agent to its configured SNMP manager. It notifies the administrators about an event that occurred in the SNMP agent. There is separate service called SNMP Trap service which runs in Microsoft operating systems and… Read more

New Networking-related KB articles for October 7 – October 13

953835  You cannot perform NetSH commands by using a user account that belongs to the “Network Configuration Operators” security group on a Windows Vista-based computer or on a Windows Server 2008-based computer 957931  A Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer does not response to 802.1X authentication requests for 20 minutes after a failed authentication… 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