×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Continually losing NV Domain entry for full computer name

Continually losing NV Domain entry for full computer name

Continually losing NV Domain entry for full computer name

(OP)
Hi, hope I have the right group...
Got any ideas on this one, I am stumped.
 
I am working with a blade thats not in a domain, but in a workgroup, its not running dns, dhcp or AD. The blade has a computer name and a fully qualified computer name including path. This fully qualified computer name is represented in the registry in HKLM\system\currentcontrolset\services\tcpip\parameters\NV Domain, and I assume a host file entry somewhere.
 
So when you right click computer and go to properties,  computer name changes, in computer name, the name itself is present. Right under the name in the white box is the full qualified computer name in grey. When the NV Domain entry disapears, I lose the full qualified computer name in grey. it appears blank. the blade keeps its computer name in the white box.
 
So, now and then, for no apparent reason, the NV Domain entry goes away in the registry and the blade loses its fully qualified name. I can run a script to put the name back and boot, but why does it disappear?
 
I have trailed down what all I have written, BUT I can not figure out whats removing this entry. a script, a human, or what???
 
Got any ideas on where I can look, or how I can capture the event to stop it from taking the entry out??

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close