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Ping reply from differant IP address

Posted on 2009-05-14
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Hopefully this is not a problem,
when i ping xxx.xxx.xxx.255 on our network the reply come back from xxx.xxx.xxx.202 which is a Ricoh printer (with fixed ip address), i turned said printer off did the ping again and the reply come back from xxx.xxx.xxx.208 which, again is a Ricoh printer.
When i use an IP scanning program ip address 255 does not show up, my dhcp range only goes to 254.  As far as i know i do not have any device assigned to .255
Any ideas?
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by:mfhorizon
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Go to printer setup, it is network printer. change the IP address.
For showing printer IP in network config, check printer configuration.
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by:kev-griggs
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I have checked the priinter and it's ip address is 192.168.0.202, with a subnet of 255.255.255.0, whci is correct.  
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by:Blaz
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I assume you have the netmask 255.255.255.0 in your network. This means that address x.x.x.255 is the broadcast address - all devices on your LAN will receive the ping packet and some of them will reply (with their own IP).
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by:kev-griggs
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Blaz
Yes, we have netmask 255.255.255.0, i assume this behavour is normal then?
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Yes, it is normal.
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many thanks
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