Troubleshoot your network using netsh scenarios command

Often you can work out networking problems simply by checking out everything as far as hardware and doing simple ipconfig commands.  If you are an advanced user, you can use the netsh trace show scenarios command at the command prompt (run the command prompt as an administrator).

Troubleshooting a Wireless Network (WLAN) – To show details of the scenario

netsh trace show scenario name=WLAN

To start the scenario

Type Netsh Trace Start Scenario=WLAN

To stop the trace Type Netsh Trace Stop (There will be a long pause and a file will be generated.)

A Cab file will be generated which can be extracted and a HTML can then be opened up as a report. (Note the file location in the above picture).

Report Menu in HTML

Firewall output information.  This information is very detailed and may provide clues when troubleshooting Windows.



About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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