[thelist] network switch - ok to transfer files?

Alex Beston alex at deltatraffic.co.uk
Tue Sep 14 20:25:11 CDT 2004

 >Are you using Windows?

using XP

> Can you check if you still have NETBEUI installed? Win95 and Win98 
> won't see host names in a LAN if you don't have it. If you have it, 
> try adding the target machine's IP address

how do I find that? ive tried netstat -a but the target machine cant be 
found when i ping it...

> and host name to your hosts file, usually found in your Windows 
> installation directory. If it's not there, (like c:\windows\hosts) 
> then open hosts.sam (template) and add your target machine, then save 
> as hosts.

this is the product im using


someone on another list mentioned that *managed or un-managed switches

have a bearing on the problem



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