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Connecting Windbg via Ehternet

Jimmy_JamesJimmy_James Member - All Emails Posts: 109
All,
I've been trying to connect Windbg to a Windows Server 2016 target but I
have been unsuccessful. I've tried a number of things but have not *ever*
been able to get beyond the "Debugee not connected" state.

Below is a description of the operating environment:
- The host machine is running Windows 10 Pro, 1803
- The target machine is running Windows Server 2016
- The host and target are connected through a hub. I've also tried a switch
and got the same results.
- The Windbg version is 10.0.17134.12. I've also tried version
10.0.16299.91 and got the same results.
- I've used both dynamic IP addresses and static IP addresses and got the
same results.
- The target can ping the host/the host can ping the target.
- The Firewall has been configured on the host allow network access to
"Debugging Tools for Windows".

The following BCDEDIT commands were used to set up the target:
bcdedit /debug on
bcdedit /dbgsettings net hostip: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx port: 50085 key 1.2.3.4
bcdedit /set "{dbgsettings}" busparams 1.0.0

I'm pretty sure that the target is set up correctly because the NIC is
shown "banged out" in Device Manager with the error message "This device
has been reserved for use by the windows kernel debugger …. ".

Can anyone provide any help on this issue?
Thanks in advance.

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