|In a Windows Workgroup, |
How can I determine what credentials have been used to make each network connection on another machine, ie as what user or anonymous/guest?
Is there an easy way to disconnect all connections to a given machine (so that I can reconnect with proper credentails as a user on that machine)?
This becomes an issue when I'm told I can't access a given share, I presume because Windows has forgotten the credentials I was using and connected as a guest which is OK for some (public) shares but not others. I want to always connect to each machine on the network as a user on the machine with full permissions and I depend on Windows to remember that but it doesnt always happen.
I can fix this in DOS by using 'NET USE' to list current connections, then 'NET USE /d' to disconnect any to the given machine, then use NET USE \\machine /user:... (password) /persistent:yes' to make the connection, after which all subsequent connections will be made as that user. But I keep thinking there must be an easier way.