Archive for January, 2016

Network Icon set to Public – cannot change Location, Icon or Name

Icon Written by Grant on January 24, 2016 – 11:09 pm

I have noticed that under Server 2012 R2 newly detected network interfaces show up as “PUBLIC” and Windows does not let you change this to PRIVATE (or HOME) – this can lock you out if you are going in remotely as the PRIVATE setting usually has tightest firewall restrictions. To modify this behaviour you should […]