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  • cant ping

    i can ping the ip address of the client and server but i cant ping by using the computers name.

  • #2
    Re: cant ping

    a little bit more info is required.
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    • #3
      Re: cant ping

      the server is windows 2000 server, dc with active directory. dhcp server. dsl with router

      the client is kubuntu linux, with static ip. can ping server ip, gateway (server) can browse the internet but cant ping by using the server name (unknown host)

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      • #4
        Re: cant ping

        so... does the linux client look to the AD DC for DNS? If not, fix that!

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        • #5
          Re: cant ping

          DNS Name resolution is dependant on having a record in DNS for the host.
          Go to dns right click new.....

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