Solved

Dns issue

Posted on 2007-03-21
3
207 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-05
Hi,
I have 2 domain in 2 different locations

When i ping a machine
Ping machine name (I am not able to ping)
When i ping with the full FQDN i am able to ping

What would be the problem.

That machine is present in a different domain and different ip range but of the same company.

THX
Sharath
0
Comment
Question by:bsharath
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
Ron Malmstead earned 500 total points
ID: 18764739
Goto properties of your nic...click on tcp ip...click properties....click advanced button...select the DNS tab.  Choose the option to "append these DNS suffixes in order".  Add the dns FQDN entry for your local domain first, then add the second FQDN.  ...click ok...ok ok......Now try to ping machine name.
0
 
LVL 71

Expert Comment

by:Chris Dent
ID: 18764753

Hi Sharath,

If you can ping by IP and FQDN then you are just missing a DNS Suffix from the Search List on the client.

Without this configured it will only Search for names within it's Primary DNS Suffix.

There are a number of ways to add this in. If you want to do it manually you can add it to the DNS Tab under Advanced settings for TCP/IP. It will be the box under "Append these DNS Suffixes in order".

It can also be configured in Group Policy (which is possibly the most useful option):

Computer Configuration \ Administrative Templates \ Network \ DNS Client
DNS Suffix Search List

HTH

Chris
0
 
LVL 71

Expert Comment

by:Chris Dent
ID: 18764760

Sorry XUser, I should have refreshed first.

Chris
0

Featured Post

Flexible connectivity for any environment

The KE6900 series can extend and deploy computers with high definition displays across multiple stations in a variety of applications that suit any environment. Expand computer use to stations across multiple rooms with dynamic access.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article is a collection of issues that people face from time to time and possible solutions to those issues. I hope you enjoy reading it.
This article provides a convenient collection of links to Microsoft provided Security Patches for operating systems that have reached their End of Life support cycle. Included operating systems covered by this article are Windows XP,  Windows Server…
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
Windows 8 came with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from that interface was a Start button and Start Menu. Microsoft responded to negative user feedback of the Metro interface, bringing back the Start button a…

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question