number of connections with Ping

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janvds
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number of connections with Ping

Postby janvds » Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:14 pm

I am using Ping to image 100 computers for a school. All of the computers are identical (IBM Thinkcentre M55).

I have the Ping software set up on a Windows XP computer with tftpd32 utility.

I am being restricted to restoring the image to only 10 machines. Any time I try to connect an additional machine, the connection fails.

Is there a reason for this?

Thanks,

Jan

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laoistom
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Re: number of connections with Ping

Postby laoistom » Wed Sep 14, 2011 1:34 pm

Yep. Windows XP from SP2 onwards restricts outgoing or incoming TCP/IP connections to a maximum of 10. Don't ask me why. There is a registry hack that can be done to increase the number. Just search it up on Google.

Cheers,
TQ


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