JSI Tip 2416. When you try to manage a Windows 2000 computer from your W2K computer, you recieve 'Computer \\<Computername.domain.com> Cannot Be Managed'?

I suspect that File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks has been disabled on the remote computer.

On the remote computer:

1. Right-click My Network Places and press Properties.

2. Right-click the LAN connection and press Properties.

3. Check the File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks box.

4. Press OK.

The above action registers the computername with a NetBIOS suffix of <20>, which is required by most remote management tools.

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