Microsoft Message Analyzer resources

Basic network capture methods: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/askpfeplat/2016/12/27/basic-network-capture-methods/ Network Monitor 3.4 (Netmon) – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=4865 (NOTE: Network Monitor is no longer under active development) Wireshark (v 2.2.2 as of 11/16/16) – https://wireshark.org/#download Netsh Trace – built-in to operating system Microsoft Message Analyzer (MMA) (v 1.4 as of 6/13/16) – https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=44226 Message analyzer operating guide: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj649776.aspx How to message analyzerContinue reading “Microsoft Message Analyzer resources”

DFS and DFS-R troubleshooting and resources

Hi folks, here are web resources to implement and  troubleshoot MS DFS and MS DFS-R: DFS Replication in Windows Server 2012 R2 : http://blogs.technet.com/b/filecab/archive/2013/08/20/dfs-replication-in-windows-server-2012-r2-if-you-only-knew-the-power-of-the-dark-shell.aspx DFS Replication Initial Sync in Windows Server 2012 R2: http://blogs.technet.com/b/filecab/archive/2013/08/21/dfs-replication-initial-sync-in-windows-server-2012-r2-attack-of-the-clones.aspx DFS Replication in Windows Server 2012 R2: Restoring Conflicted, Deleted and PreExisting files with Windows PowerShell: http://blogs.technet.com/b/filecab/archive/2013/08/23/dfs-replication-in-windows-server-2012-r2-restoring-conflicted-deleted-and-preexisting-files-with-windows-powershell.aspx Understanding DFS (how it works):Continue reading “DFS and DFS-R troubleshooting and resources”

Netsh command

Netsh command reference: https://technet.microsoft.com/fr-fr/library/cc754516(v=ws.10).aspx Examples: https://networking.ringofsaturn.com/PC/netsh.php Using Netsh to redirect a port to another computer: https://technet.microsoft.com/fr-fr/library/cc731068(v=ws.10).aspx How to create a wifi hotspot with netsh: https://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-WiFi-Hotspot-Using-the-Command-Prompt To check SSL cert: netsh http show sslcert   Using netsh with DHCP: http://tipsforitpros.blogspot.com/2007/10/using-netsh-with-dhcp.html Using netsh to capture traffic: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/canberrapfe/2012/03/30/capture-a-network-trace-without-installing-anything-capture-a-network-trace-of-a-reboot/ https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/benjaminperkins/2018/03/09/capture-a-netsh-network-trace/ a) Open an elevated command prompt and run: “netshContinue reading “Netsh command”

Netmon 101

Basic network capture methods: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/askpfeplat/2016/12/27/basic-network-capture-methods/ Netmon versus Message Analyzer. Netmon is well-known tool used by IT peoples to troubleshoot problems daily. Netmon capture Net frames, Net frame: contain header and payload TCP basics: Tcp session establishment: clt: TCP syn –> srv    then    srv: Syn-Ack –>clt    then    clt: Ack –> srv Gracefull closure: clt: Fin –>Continue reading “Netmon 101”