Stupid Windows Server 2016… Stupid Windows 10… Damn Microsoft…
Ever find yourself with a network interface that is stuck as Public and no obvious way to change it via GUI?
Five simple PowerShell lines to the rescue!
$Profile = Get-NetConnectionProfile -InterfaceAlias "interface_alias_name"
$Profile.NetworkCategory = "Private"
Set-NetConnectionProfile -InputObject $Profile
And now your network type should be set to Private network.
As always – Use any tips, tricks, or scripts I post at your own risk.
I ran into this issue the other day with a new HPE StoreOnce deployment. When attempting to connect to a CIFS share on a StoreOnce appliance (it does matter if it is physical appliance or VSA) from a Windows 2012 R2 server, the following error is received “The account is not authorized to log in from this station”.
To fix this, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanWorkstation\Parameters and set RequireSecuritySignature = 0 and then reboot Windows. When Windows comes back up, you should now be able to browse the CIFS share on the StoreOnce appliance.