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Configure Client for Microsoft Networks

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To configure Client for Microsoft Networks

  1. Open Network Connections.

  2. Right-click a connection, and then click Properties.

  3. Do one of the following:

    • If this is a local area connection, on the General tab, in This connection uses the following items, click Client for Microsoft Networks, and then click Properties.

    • If this is a dial-up, VPN, or incoming connection, on the Networking tab, in Use these components with this connection, click Client for Microsoft Networks, and then click Properties.

  4. In Name service provider, click an RPC name service provider.

  5. If you selected DCE Cell Directory Service, in Network address type the network address of your provider.


  • To open Network Connections, click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Network Connections.

  • Windows Locator is the default name service provider.

Information about functional differences

  • Your server might function differently based on the version and edition of the operating system that is installed, your account permissions, and your menu settings. For more information, see Viewing Help on the Web.

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