Same Name with Ping -a
Posted on 2002-07-18
When I do a ping -a x.x.x.101 it returns machine name admin11 and when I do a ping -a x.x.x.102 it returns machine name admin11. I have physically verified that each machine has a different IP (we are using static IP addresses). If I ping admin11 it returns x.x.x.101 and then ping admin12 it returns x.x.x.102.
We have Active Directory installed as well as Solaris and Novell 5 on the network. There is no WINS service running on any server and all workstations do not have WINS addresses. I check DNS entries as well and there is nothing to offer any insight. There are no events in the log files for duplicate names on any of the servers and the workstations do not have issues connecting. DNS is handled via Win2K as well as network authentication.