Display, modify, and troubleshoot your current workgroup settings.
Command Prompt → net
Net is a general purpose diagnostic tool used to configure, control, and troubleshoot the networking settings on a Windows XP system. The Net tool is largely obsolete, although it may appeal to more advanced users or those who need to control network settings from the command line.
To use Net, you must specify one of the following 22 commands,
followed by any of the applicable parameters. To get more information
about any of these commands, use the
Here are the commands used with Net:
net accounts to update the user accounts
database and modify password and logon requirements for all accounts.
If used without parameters, the current settings for password, logon
limitations, and domain information are displayed.
net computer to add or delete computers from a
domain database; only available on Windows XP Server and Advanced
net config command displays configuration
information about the
server service. See Examples, below.
net continue to reactivate a Windows service
that has been suspended by
Closes a shared file and removes any file locks. When used without
file lists the
open files on a server (see OpenFiles, later in this chapter). The listing includes ...