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Net config

Displays the configurable services that are running, or displays and changes settings for a Server service or a Workstation service. Used without parameters, net config displays a list of configurable services.

Syntax

net config [{server|workstation}]

Parameters

server   : Displays and allows you to make changes to the settings for the Server service while the service is running.

workstation   : Displays and allows you to make changes to the settings for the Workstation service while the service is running.

/?   : Displays help at the command prompt.

Remarks

  • Use net config server to change configurable Server service settings. The changes take effect immediately and are permanent.

  • You cannot change all of the Server service settings by using net config server. Net config server displays the following information that you cannot configure:

    • Server computer name

    • Server comment

    • Server version (that is, the software version number)

    • Server is active on (that is, a description of the network)

    • Server hidden (that is, the /hidden setting)

    • Maximum logged on users (that is, the maximum number of users who can use the shared resources of the server)

    • Maximum open files per session (that is, the maximum number of server files that users can open during a session)

    • Idle session time (min)

  • Use net config workstation to change configurable workstation service settings.

  • Net config workstation displays the following information:

    • Computer name

    • Full computer name

    • User name

    • Workstation active on (that is, a description of the network)

    • Software version (that is, the software version number)

    • Workstation domain

    • Workstation domain DNS name

    • Logon domain

    • COM open timeout (sec)

    • COM send count (byte)

    • COM send timeout (msec)

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Format

Meaning

Italic

Information that the user must supply

Bold

Elements that the user must type exactly as shown

Ellipsis (...)

Parameter that can be repeated several times in a command line

Between brackets ([])

Optional items

Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

Set of choices from which the user must choose only one

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Code or program output

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