You can use commands in the netsh winsock context to
configure Windows Sockets. The Netsh commands for winsock can be
run manually at the netsh prompt or in scripts and batch files.
To run these commands from the command prompt, you must either
enter the netsh winsock context or prepend the context to
the command. For example, if you are at the command prompt but have
not typed netsh and then winsock to enter the
netsh winsock context, you must type:
netsh winsock command
Where command is the command that you want to run,
including all of the required parameters for the command.
This section contains the following commands.
For information on how to interpret netsh command syntax, see
Netsh winsock command reference
The following entries provide details for each
Shows the audit trail of Layered Service Providers
(LSPs) that have been installed and uninstalled.
Removes a Winsock Layered Service Provider (LSP) from
remove provider catalog_id
- Required. Specifies the catalog identifier of the Layered
Service Provider (LSP) that you want to remove from the
Restores the Winsock Catalog to a clean state and
uninstalls all Winsock Layered Service Providers.
The reset command restores the Winsock Catalog to a
clean state. After the command is run, all Winsock LSPs that were
previously installed must be reinstalled. This command does not
affect Winsock Name Space Provider entries.