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    Can't ping clients from 2008 machine

    Ok....forget my other post ever happened! *blush*

    Why cant i ping my netbooks from my 2008 server?

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    Firewall blocking outgoing ICMP - or firewall on your clients blocking ICMP replies ?

    can you trace ?

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    See, i guessed Firewall but scratching my head to which one.

    Tracert to server = ok
    tracert to client = destination unreachable

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    can you ping them via the IP address on the active network adapter?

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    I have had this issue and found that it was because the network location had been set to private rather than work so was blocking broadcasts.

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    Netbook says its on Domain network...

    FN-GM...Wha!?

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    ok put an allow all rule into your firewall on one of your clients (just to test) if it still doesnt work then it rules out the FW.

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    it looks like its the above mentioned IMCP File and Print sharing setting. Not sure what i did wrong first time. How do i get that to filter down to clients?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little-Miss View Post
    Netbook says its on Domain network...

    FN-GM...Wha!?
    instead of pinging the computer name try pining the IT address of the network card the netbook is using.

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    I believe you can do it in GP under >> Computer Config - Policies - Windows Settings - Security Settings - Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

    You can even add the rule into your client and then export the firewall config then import that into GP, roll it out to your clients then!
    Last edited by cpjitservices; 26th July 2012 at 12:16 PM.

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    @Little-Miss - all sorted ?

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    seems to be...will let you know!

    Thanks again

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