Tag Archives: Ping

Troubleshoot a Slow Computer Network – Only One Computer on the Network is Slow

… can also slow down your network transfer. Bad Network Configuration DNS Configuration can be the cause a of slow network connections. Wrong DNS address in the IP configuration can slow your network dramatically. Your DNS client will try to connect to an inexistent or not working DNS server then give up and try your secondary DNS server. This translates in slowdowns and sometimes even DNS resolution errors. Fix: Ping the DNS address or, even better, use nslookup and connect to both of your DNS …

Browser Auto-config and Wpad deployment

… If you configure this on a Unix DHCP server you might need to add an extra blank character at the end of the DNS Configuration Create an alias (CNAME) with the name wpad pointing at the webserver that hosts your wpad.dat file. For instance the alias is wpad and the fully qualified domain name is internalserver.domain.local Troubleshooting WPAD alias DNS entry not responding After creating your alias when you Ping wpad you get host not found this could be related to a security …