Approved Limited Messaging in BingAds

Why is Approved Limited Messaging changing? Approved Limited error messaging has been a source of confusion for many advertisers in the past. So what really does it mean to say that a given ad or keyword’s delivery status is “Approved Limited”? Approved Limited may actually be good news. It means your item is already approved in at least one of…

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All about DHCP Auditing

In this post, I would be discussing about DHCP Audit logging and how to tweak it to your specific situation. DHCP Audit logging can be customized using the following parameters: 1)      The directory path in which the DHCP service stores audit log files: 2)      A maximum size restriction (in MB) for the total amount of…

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RManager – A tool to manage reservations

Reservation Manager:Reservations are a critical feature in the DHCP server. Reservations’ are generally used for centralized static IP address assignment for critical machines. This way the IP address of the critical machines which serves critical functions in the network will not have dynamically assigned IP address which can change over time. The reservation manager is a…

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How to find out how many more addresses are available in the DHCP server?

I got a couple of questions from a collegue regarding configuring DHCP server from a client machine. Before you can configure the DHCP server from a client machine like XP through netsh or MMC, you need to install something. Please refer: http://blogs.msdn.com/anto_rocks/archive/2005/04/05/405511.aspx Now coming to the questions: 1)     from a client side, I would like…

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How to programatically set/view the DNS settings.

How to programmactically set/view the DNS settings that we set in the DNS tab of the Server/Scope/Reservation property page?Before we investigate how to retrieve this information, let me first explain to you that this information is persisted as a DHCP standard option. The option number that is using is option number 81. Having said that…

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How to override the system default for the threshold for the event 1020.

Question: How can I change the threshold value for firing of event 1020. Event 1020 fired by the DHCP server is fired whenever the amount of free addresses in a scope is less than 80%. E.g: Event Type:     Warning Event Source:   DhcpServer Event Category: None Event ID:       1020 Date:…

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About "Default Routing and Remote Access Class"

The following is a question i received from one of the internal groups and my answer to the same. I hope you find the information usefull. Question: I am trying to configure options to be applied specifically to workstations that make a vpn connection. The workstations appear to get all options that are set on the…

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Follow-up article on DHCP server callout DLL.

Hi all, I got a VS.NET solution for the sample DHCP server callout DLL. I have shared it to the world here: http://www.geocities.com/anto_rocks/DHCPCalloutDL.zip. Please let me know of any copyright issues as i do not know who wrote this code. I suppose this will work as i did not test it out myself. I just…

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Windows 2003 SP1 DHCP export/import netsh commands failure on IA64 platform

Hi all, This post is regarding an issue that plagues the Windows Server 2003 SP1 on Itanium 64 platforms. The problem is that the netsh export/import commands fail on these cases with the following error: DHCP Server import and export are allowed on local servers only.DHCP Server export failed. There is a simple work arround for…

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Follow-up article on how to set lease times through netsh.

Question: I have a customer that has 5 DHCP servers that host many scopes. The customer wants to know of a way to script changing the lease duration on the advanced page of the properties of the scope (because they also have Bootp clients). Anybody have any ideas on how to script this change? netsh…

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