WEBfactory 2010

WEBfactoryStudio throws an error while browsing for servers on the network

Description

When browsing the local network for existing servers (PCs) in WEBfactoryStudio, the Network cannot be browsed error can occur.

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Cause

The error is caused by the fact that the current computer cannot detect the Master Browser and retrieve a list of existing computer names in the network.

Solution

To avoid the above error, follow the next steps:

  1. Run the Command Prompt (CMD) with Administrator privileges.

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  2. Run the following command in the CMD window:

    net view
  3. Next, type the same command followed by the name of the domain your computer is in.

    The System error 6118 has occurred message will be displayed.

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    net view /domain:MyDomainName
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    All the computers from the domain will be displayed.

  4. Now use the net view command again. This time the available computers will be shown. Browsing the network will also work in WEBfactoryStudio.

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