I just love IPv6

I just found another reason to love IPv6. I spent 2 hours debugging why I can’t connect via RDP to a new server I built at home. Traces, firewall checks, vpings. Nothing – the port seemed closed from the network, even though it was wide open on the server OS. Finally I found the reason …

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It’s never the hardware

A friend of mine asked me for help recently. His new Windows 7 laptop could not authenticate to access a network share in a workgroup environment. I said “that’s going to be easy” and ran him through the usual troubleshooting – security logs, share permissions and maximum number of users, password synchronisation etc.. By the …

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