The drought appears to be over! I have quite a number of new networking-related articles to share with you this week:

2248145 IPsec connection in the IKEv1 tunnel mode fails from a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

2353808 The WINS replication operation fails on a failover cluster node that is running Windows Server 2008 R2

2379016 A computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 stops responding at the "Applying User Settings" stage of the logon process

2309290 The DNS Server service does not respond to multi-label name resolution request correctly when background zone loading occurs in Windows Server 2008 R2

2278842 You cannot download files by using the BITS service in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Vista

2412595 HTTP error messages are displayed in English on a client computer when you host a website on a non-English version of a Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer

2309312 You experience poor performance when you create an IPsec VPN site-to-site connection in Windows Server 2003

2387530 You cannot configure a Wi-Fi Protected Setup device from a computer that is running Windows 7

2393659 A DHCP client computer that has multiple network adapters and that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 cannot renew a DHCP lease when the computer wakes

2175609 You may encounter unexpected behavior when you use multiple IPv4 addresses on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

2408147 DHCP audit log files for IPv4 do not inherit permissions from their parent folder in Windows Server 2008 R2

2385405 An application that uses the WLAN API displays an incorrect location for the current user after you resume a Windows 7-based computer from a new access point on a wireless network

2398202 An application may stop responding in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Vista when the application closes a socket connection or shuts down

2345886 Description of the update that implements Extended Protection for Authentication in the Server service

2378944 The Telephony MMC snap-in crashes in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Server 2008 R2 when you edit users for a line device

2382370 You cannot apply a Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) pre-authentication Group Policy setting to some client computers that are running Windows 7

2249715 You cannot copy a large file and paste the file to a multi-core computer that is running Windows 7 when the computer contains a network adapter that does not support the RSS feature

2408181 AAAA record of a Windows Server 2008 domain controller is deleted automatically if the domain controller uses an Active Directory–integrated zone and has a Microsoft 6to4 adapter

2386184 IP addresses are still registered on the DNS servers even if the IP addresses are not used for outgoing traffic on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

2288297 You are unexpectedly prompted to enter your credentials when you try to access a WebDAV resource in a corporate network by using a DirectAccess connection in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

2316513 The Lanmanserver service cannot start after you restart a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 if a volume that is referenced in the PATH variable is inaccessible

2404563 The Web Client service crashes in Windows Server 2003 when a user logs off, and the UPHClean utility is used to unload the user profile

2360872 Error message when you add a reservation to a scope on a Windows Server 2008 R2-based DHCP server: "The specified DHCP client is not a reserved client"

2309371 "HTTP 401" error message when you try to access web resources that require Kerberos authentication on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

2302026 You cannot dial another number if there is no answer when you dial out by using a modem on a Windows 7-based computer

2231728 You cannot open a shared file that is hosted on a Windows Server 2008-based or Windows Vista-based computer

2411958 In Windows Server 2008 R2, the DNS Server service might crash when it handles many concurrent queries that are submitted through the DNS server plug-in interface

- Mike Platts