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Connecting NT Client to NT Server

By 102117.2151 ·
HELP! Okay, I feel like a dummy. How the heck do I get the NT 4.0 Server to recognize my new Client? I'm using TCP/IP addresses and Computer names to connect to the server. I can ping the server but the server will not "accept" the client. Where do I add the address of the client on the Server? Do I need to add any shares first?

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Re: connecting NT client to NT server

by Valley Boy In reply to Connecting NT Client to N ...

You don't mention whether you are using a Workgroup or Domain based network. With a Workgroup, create your file shares with no restrictions on permissions. Then on the client PC, use Map Network Drive to map to the share. Ensure both server nad client are in the same Workgroup.

With a Domain, again create the file shares but ensure that the user-account being used has rights to the share. However, if you can't even log on, you should check the network settings of the PC: check it's been added to the domain correctly, check whether static or dynamic IP addressing is being used etc.

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by L Lynch In reply to Connecting NT Client to N ...

Check in the Server Manager to see if the client pc name is there, if so delete it. Change the client pc back to a stand alone pc and restart. Then change the client pc back to be on the domain, when you do this the server should accept the client pc.

Also check the DNS/WINS settings and the host file

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Thanks for the replies!

by 102117.2151 In reply to

Thanks to those that replied. I needed to reapply the Service Pack but ran into another problem with my accounting software. It required a later SP and when I loaded that, it really screwed things up as it was SP6 NOT SP6a! Now I need to go to the office tomorrow and load SP6a and hopefully, this will resolve the rest of my connection problems. Thanks again for your replies though. They helped me check those areas too!

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