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No more than 10 concurrent connections to a remote computer

26 October 2005 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Windows Professional / Home edition includes limitation for not handling more than 10 SMB connections.

Configure lookup caching of files placed on network shares

23 June 2005 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
The lookup cache for network files makes it faster to reopen a file placed on a remote share.

Configure opportunistic locking for files on network shares

23 June 2005 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Opportunistic locking delivers good network performance but older implementations can lead to data loss.

Configure automatic handling of network file sharing violations

23 June 2005 by Snakefoot | 2 Comments » | Trackback Off
Sharing violations on files placed on network shares are retried while they block immediately with local files.

Configure the request of extended file details when opening a file

14 October 2003 by Snakefoot | 3 Comments » | Trackback Off
Windows Explorer will automatically request extended file information when trying to open a file on a network share.

Configure notification events received from mapped network shares

4 October 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Windows Explorer sends a Change Notification request to the remote server when mapping a network share.

Configure password encryption level in Windows NT

19 September 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
How to configure the password encryption level for better security.

Description of password encryption in the Microsoft Network

19 September 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
The different password encryption algorithms available in the Microsoft Network.

Description of SMB signing in the Microsoft Network

19 September 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
How the security features in SMB signing can protect the network.

Description of the IPC$ share

3 March 2003 by Snakefoot | 2 Comments » | Trackback Off
How the IPC$ share makes it possible for clients to access shares on the server.

Description of Master Browser in the Microsoft Network

21 February 2003 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
The use of the master browser in the microsoft network, and how it is elected.

Configure SMB signing in Windows NT

11 September 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
How to increase the security of the Microsoft network by enabling SMB signing.

Prevent the creation of the administrator shares

1 April 2002 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Windows creates by default a network shares for each drive letter, which is used for administrative tasks.

Configure master browser election in Windows NT

26 October 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
How to configure the way Microsoft Windows participates in the master browser election.

How to enable Win9x filesharing in Windows 2000

1 September 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Activating the insecure guest account for easy file sharing.

Hide computer from the other computers on the network

12 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
How to configure the computer not to announce itself on the Microsoft Network.

Optimizing the file sharing network to handle more traffic

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Prepare the file servers to handle a higher loads and allow the clients to make more requests.

Configure the file server request buffer size

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Increasing the request buffer size can improve file sharing performance on high latency networks.

Creating file shares that are hidden

1 January 2001 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Hiding a file-share by changing the name.

Configure the memory usage of the Server service

1 January 2000 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Adjust the memory usage of the server service according to the server role.