same computer name on the same network -bridging networks
Posted on 2010-08-14
I need to run 2 computers A and B ,same name on the same network .Since it is impossible ,I decided to use an old computer with 2 network cards to bridge 2 networks. :My office network IP is 192.168.100.x I have changed the IP of computer B to 192.168.10.1 .As a result I have 2computers on diferent Ip ranges computerA 192.168.100.1 and computerB 192.168.10.1.
On my bridge computer I pinged succesfully computer A and B(before making the bridge). Every netwok card on the bridge pc has the correspondant network range 192.168.100.x
and 192.168.10.x. The problem is when I make the bridge the ip adress on each of the network card reverts to "obtain ip automaticaly" .Even when i Reassign 2 IPs to the 2 NICs on the bridge PC they revert to the same IP and I can't get computers A and B to see each other