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Script To Get Specific DHCP Subnet

Microsoft Windows Networking /

Sometimes, especially in corporate networks, you may find yourself in a situation where you receive multiple DHCP offers for different subnets from one or more DHCP servers. The worst case I experienced included different firewall rules depending on which DHCP subnet you were issued, making network connectivity like a lottery! Unfortunately there is no way …

Fixing “Unidentified Network” (Public Network Restriction) With Virtual Network Adapters

Microsoft Windows Networking /

If you have a virtual network adapter installed on Windows Vista or later it will usually be detected as connected to an “Unidentified Network”. In good old “Mr. Clippy” fashion, this time the “Network Location Awareness” feature, the decision if your network is “safe” has been taken away from you and since Windows 8 has no option in the GUI to …