We have run a 4500 core switch for about a year in one of our buildings. It is part of a larger active directory network. None of the computers in the building will show up in network neighborhood. They will show up inside the building though. Our dns is run by our parent forest organization and even their DC will not show up outside the building.
This is an issue as many programs use that to do their work. Trying to add by ip address which does work is a pain.
Where this comes into play for example is using the remote shutdown utility. It gives you the same list that you see when you browse network neighborhood. This is used by backup exec when browsing for other servers to backup. It is used by Scriptlogic when looking for DC's and so forth.
From the building itself I can see the other building's computers but outside the building I cannot see the computers back in.
We are pleased to announce availability of Beta software for 16.6.3.
16.6.3 will be the second rebuild on the 16.6 release train targeted
towards Catalyst 9500/9400/9300/3850/3650 switching platforms. We are
looking for early feedback from customers befor...
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