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Networking General

Change "Unidentified Network" network location from public to private
How to delete mapped network drive with one command line
How to find MAC/Physical Address
How to hide a computer from the network browse list
How to restrict a user or group to
logon-time

Networking notebook and home network
Ports for windows file sharing

How to delete mapped network drive with one command line

A: net use * /d /y

How to find MAC/Physical Address

To find out a remote computer's MAC/Physical Address, use arp -a ip, for example, arp -a 192.168.0.1. Another way to find out MAC is check DHCP records. To find local computer MAC, use ipconfig or winipcfg.

How to hide a computer from the network browse list

By default, your computer broadcasts itself to the Browse Masters and can be viewed by double-clicking on Network Neighborhood/My Network Places. To hide the computer from being visible on the browse list, run regedit.exe, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanManServer\Parameters. Double-click Hidden and modify from 0 to 1. Or type the following command: net config server /hidden:yes.

How to restrict a user or group to logon-time

 To restrict a user to only logging on between 8AM-5PM, Monday through Friday, open a command prompt and type: net user <UserName> /times:M,8AM-5PM;T,8AM-5PM;W,8AM-5PM;Th,8AM-5PM;F,8AM-5PM. To remove the restriction, net user <UserName> /times:all.

 


 

 

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