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6.2 Locating the Fast Connect for AIX server
There are three ways to locate a Fast Connect for AIX server on the Windows
2000 clients. (See Section 8.1.1.5, Windows 2000 on page 123 to change
Windows 2000 security policy.) Sometimes you may want to consider share
level security based on your requirements. You should be able to access
shares using one of the following three ways:
The My Network Places icon
The Find Computer option
The command line
In this chapter, we use the domain name, WORKGROUP1, and the NetBIOS
server name, F50srv.
Option 1: Locating the server with the My Network Places icon
To locate the server with the My Network Places icon, complete the following
steps:
1. Double-click the My Network Places icon.
2. Double-click the Entire Network icon.
3. Click the entire contents text.
4. Double-click the Microsoft Windows Network icon.
5. Double-click the domain of your Fast Connect for AIX server.
You can also locate the server with the
My Network Places
icon,
double-clicking My Network Places, then double-click the Computers Near
Me icon. You will find the servers on the domain you have selected (see
Figure 52 on page 74).
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Figure 52. Browsing the Fast Connect for AIX server
Option 2: Locating the server with the Search for Computer option
You can use the Find computer option to find the Fast Connect for AIX server
on the network. Complete the following steps:
1. Double-click the My Network Places icon.
2. Double-click the Entire Network icon.
3. Click the Search for Computer text.
4. Enter the computer name (see Figure 53 on page 75).
5. Click the Search Now button.
Or you can locate the server by selecting Search -> For Files or Folders
and then click Computers in the left bottom area instead of finding files or
folders.
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Figure 53. Locating the server with the Search for Computer option
Option 3: Locating the server from the command line
You can locate the server with the net view command. The net view
command displays a list of computers in the specified domain or shared
resources available on the specified computer. Complete the following steps:
1. Select Start -> Programs -> Accessories -> Command Prompt.
2. At the command prompt, type the following command:
net view \\<server_name> (server_name is the name of the Fast Connect for
AIX server whose resources you want to view)
Or type the following command:
net view /DOMAIN:<domain_name> (domain_name is the name of the domain of
your Fast Connect for AIX server)

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