Clint Huffman's Windows Troubleshooting in the Field Blog

Clint Huffman is a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer (PFE) who has been with Microsoft for over 10 years. This blog documents the challenges he faces week to week in hopes that these experiences will help others.

August, 2013

  • My personal reminder of common debugging commands

    I don’t get as many opportunities to debug as I would like, but when I do, I always forget the command that I like to use, so this is my personal document to remind me of those commands. !sym noisy This gives me details of symbol resolution. .reload ...
  • Detecting ephemeral port exhaustion

    Ephemeral ports are range of ports that Windows and Windows Server use for outbound communications over the TCP/IP network protocol. When an outbound connection is finished, the port associated to the connection is put into a TIMED_WAIT state for two...