troubleshooting Question

DNS forwarding

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Hey,

I'm running Small Business Server 2003 and we've just replaced server. However, when some users try to access files in shared areas it's still looking for the old server.

I assume one way to solve this problem is to create a DNS record somewhere, which, when they try to access to old server (\\pluto) it would look to the new server (\\neptune).

I tried create a New Host (A)..  in the Forward Lookup Zones, which at first seemed to work, as when I pinged pluto it would ping the IP address of the new server. However, when I try to access \\pluto, it asks for username and password, of which it fails to authenticate.

Thanks in advance for your help
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