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i am unable to access exchange server from one of the server.this start happening last week..i am able to ping exchange from the server but i cant explore it and see the shared network drives..any suggestions what things i have to look...as i tried the loopback address on the servere and it show me the shares   \\127.0.0.1 any other suggestions....
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by:peakpeak
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Sounds like the firewall is stopping the connections
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by:kieran_b
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Except that it is responding to pings...

So no machines can browse to exchange?

Can you browse to it by IP from another machines?
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by:2015376
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yes i can browse it from another systems....
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by:kieran_b
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But you can't browse it by name now?  can you rephrase the problem for me?
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by:peakpeak
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Did you check the firewall on the Exchange server?
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by:2015376
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firewall on the exchange server is diabled.... kieran... from all the network amchines are able to ping with ip and name as well...but from the server i can only ping with ip address not with a name and vice versa from the echange as well.......
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by:peakpeak
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Check AD DNS and WINS ... is the server registered? If not so the easiest way is to do a restart of the server.
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by:bcrosby007
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ipconfig /flushdns on the server that cant ping by name. Also check the hosts file.
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kadadi_v earned 250 total points
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Yes check the internal DNS server settings on your problem desktop ,primary DNS address should be local ip address of the windows DNS server.And check any personel firewall ( Symatec 10,mcaffe) installed on that pc if yes then give the trusted IP range of your network.


Regards,

VIjay Kadadi
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