Tag: IP address

Nov 28

Error 0x800f0922 while adding DHCP role on Windows Server

Error 0x800f0922 while adding DHCP role on Windows Server If you are installing the DHCP server role on a Windows Server machine you might get the following 0x800f0922 error message: Feature Installation The request to add or remove features on the specified server failed. Installation of one or more roles, role services, or features failed. …

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Apr 23

How to: Make my DNS server resolve my WPAD entry for my proxy server and what is the DNS Block List?

How to: Make my DNS server resolve my WPAD entry for my proxy server and what is the DNS Block List? I’ve been working on setting up my corporate network to use Microsoft’s TMG proxy in order to better handle the traffic (restricting sites, etc). And while trying to configure the proxy’s automatic detection you …

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Mar 20

What is www.msftncsi.com?

What is www.msftncsi.com? If you are running a firewall one of the most common sites you’ll run across is www.mstfncsi.com. This is because the url www.msftncsi.com is generally used by Windows machines to verity that there is network connectivity. A Windows machine (Windows 8, Windows 7 and even Windows Vista I believe) will try to …

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Jan 18

What is 1e100.net?

What is 1e100.net? Perhaps many of you have come across the domain 1e100.net. As I was working with custom search I noticed my firewall was blocking traffic so the results were not coming up. A little bit of digging revealed the following: Denied Connection Log type: Web Proxy (Forward) Status: 12227 The name on the …

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Dec 26

How to redirect online domain/corporate traffic on a Windows 8 VPN connection

How to redirect online domain/corporate traffic on a Windows 8 VPN connection If you work with a Windows 8 machine and you need to do work on your corporate VPN you probably have ran into the issue that all your traffic is routed to the VPN by default. This is generally not an issue, but …

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Dec 20

How to: Clear or Flush DNS cache on a Mac OS X computer

How to: Clear or Flush DNS cache on a Mac OS X computer Most operating systems¬†implement a local DNS cache for a number of reasons: lower the load on DNS servers, faster domain name resolution, etc. This is great for a number of reasons, but it also poses a problem from time to time. Most …

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