failed to connect to server
Mon Nov 11 00:22:01 2002
This fixed it. I had used the host file a few months ago trying to resolve a
similar issue. These computers seem to remember better than I do. Thanks for
the help, but I should have been able to get this one.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On
Behalf Of William Hooper
Sent: Sunday, November 10, 2002 4:05 PM
Subject: Re: failed to connect to server
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Tibbs" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 10, 2002 3:21 PM
Subject: failed to connect to server
> I have a weird one. I have 4 PCs setup in a win2k peer2peer workgroup
> network. I can ping everything and get proper replies. I have one PC (PC1)
> that I need all others to VNC into. It was all working and after a power
> outage, a PC (PC2) started receiving the failed to connect error. PC3 and
> PC4 connect to PC1 ok and PC1 connects to PC2 ok. If PC2 connects to PC3,
> actually connects to PC1. I am at a loss as to what to try next. Can you
> provide some insight and direction?
How are you assigning IP addresses and resolving names? It sounds like you
might be using DHCP for IPs and the numbers got assigned a little different.
If you also use the hosts files or fixed DNS that would make the names
resolve wrong as you describe. For example PC3 used to be 192.168.100.100,
but after the reboots 192.168.100.100 got picked up by PC3.
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