Windows Machine - Network Settings

Automatically document the network configuration of your Windows machines

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Automatically document the network settings of your Windows servers and workstations with our network documentation tool XIA Configuration.

  • Audit the network adapters on your servers and workstations
  • Detect changes to network settings on your Windows machines
  • Determine whether your environment has incorrect or unwanted Windows shares
To see all the Windows settings supported by XIA Configuration, navigate up to Windows Machine >

Windows networking information documented by XIA Configuration

Find out more about the Windows server networking settings documented by XIA Configuration below:

Hosts File

The hosts file is a simple, text based file that is used to map IP addresses to host names.

Document hosts file properties and contents.

General

  • Full Path
  • File Size
  • Creation Date
  • Last Accessed
  • Last Modified
  • File Type
  • Hidden
  • Read Only

Advanced

  • Encrypted
  • Compressed

Security

  • Owner

NTFS Permissions

  • Account Name
  • Inherited
  • Action
  • Rights
  • Propegation
Screenshot of Hosts File properties in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of the Hosts File properties in the XIA Configuration web interface

Network Adapter

A network adapter, also known as network interface, is a physical device used to connect a device to the network. The network adapters included within this documentation may include both wired and wireless adapters.

Audit network adapter configuration.

General Information

  • Index
  • Device Name
  • MAC Address
  • Status
  • Driver Date
  • Driver Version
  • Physical Adapter
  • Interface GUID
  • Speed / Duplex

Network Adapter Bindings

  • Name
  • Class Name
  • Enabled (True/False)

Network Category

  • Name
Screenshot showing Network Adapter settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing Network Adapter settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

IP Configuration

  • DHCP Enabled (True/False)
  • IP Addresses
  • Default Gateways

DNS Settings

  • DNS Hostname
  • DNS Domain
  • DNS Suffixes
  • DNS Servers
  • Register in DNS
  • Use Connection's Suffic in DNS Registration

WINS Settings

  • Primary WINS Server
  • Secondary WINS Server
  • Enable LMHOSTS Lookup
  • NetBIOS Setting

Advanced Properties

  • Display Name
  • Name
  • Display Value
  • Data
Screenshot showing additional Network Adapter settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing additional Network Adapter settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

IPv4 Routing Table

The routing table lists the routes to particular network destinations and the metrics (distances or costs) associated with those routes.

Retrieve information on IPv4 routing tables.

Active Routes

  • Destination
  • Subnet Mask
  • Gateway
  • Interface
  • Metric
  • Protocol

Persistent Routes

  • Destination
  • Subnet Mask
  • Gateway
  • Interface
  • Metric
Screenshot of an IPv4 Routing Table in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of IPv4 Routing Table in the XIA Configuration web interface

Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance

Document remote desktop and remote assistance settings.

Requires Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 or above
  • License Mode
  • Connection Mode
  • Remote Desktop Users
  • Full Terminal Server
  • Remote Assistance Enabled
  • Allow Remote Control
  • Ticket Expiry
  • Ticket Encryption
Learn more > Screenshot showing Remote Desktop and Assistance settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing Remote Desktop and Assistance settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

SNMP Configuration

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a UDP-based network protocol used by network monitoring and management systems. SNMP is protected by the use of passwords known as community strings and by allowing connections from specific hosts only. SNMP traps define the management hosts that will receive event messages from this machine.

View SNMP settings.

SNMP Settings

  • Installed
  • Started
  • Allowed Managers
  • Location
  • Contact

SNMP Communities

  • Name
  • Type

SNMP Traps

  • Community Name
  • Destinations
Screenshot of SNMP settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of SNMP settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Windows Shares

Windows shares allow the sharing of files and printers over a network using the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol, also known as Common Internet File System (CIFS).

Document Windows shares.

General

  • Name
  • Description
  • Allow Maximum (True/False)
  • Path
  • Share Type
  • Cache Setting
  • Enable Access Based Enumeration (True/False)
  • Directory Exists

Security

  • Owner

Share Permissions

  • Account Name
  • Action
  • Rights

NTFS Permissions

  • Account Name
  • Inherited
  • Action
  • Rights
  • Propegation
Screenshot of Windows share properties in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of the Windows share properties in the XIA Configuration web interface

Management Controller

Audit management controller configuration.

Requires Hewlett-Packard iLO card and management agents installed

Learn more > Screenshot of Management Controller settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of Management Controller settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Network Load Balancing

To see full information on network load balancing, see the NLB Cluster page >

Retrieve information on network load balancing.

General Settings

  • Enabled (True/False
  • Cluster Names
Screenshot of Network Load Balancing settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of Network Load Balancing settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

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