DHCP DNS issue

I have a machine xxxx when I try to remote or ping it goes to machine yyyy. I look on the DHCP server and the ip address is assigned to yyyy and when I look at the ip for xxxx it has a white exclamation mark on it, which I cant ping. I look on the DNS server and they both have the ip address of yyyy. What could be the problem?
Thomas NSystems Analyst - Windows System AdministratorAsked:
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EmanhanCommented:
Stale DNS records. Check link below for some best practices. One was to check to make sure which hosts has correct ip you can use commands like  nbtstat -a IP to confim.
http://networkadminkb.com/Shared%20Documents/Windows%202003%20DNS%20Best%20Practices.aspx
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SolracMCommented:
Take a look a the IPCONFIG coomand flush the DNS .. register it. see if this helps.

http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/ipconfig.mspx?mfr=true
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DrDave242Senior Support EngineerCommented:
It sounds like you need to implement scavenging on your DNS server.  Here's a lengthy but good article on how to do so:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/networking/archive/2008/03/19/don-t-be-afraid-of-dns-scavenging-just-be-patient.aspx
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Sajid Shaik MSr. System AdminCommented:
i think u given static ip to xxx  and in your network dhcp is enabled....hence while issuing ip's DHCP issued the same ip to yyy...

so check it properly.....

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