p2v VMM computer name wont change/ cant rdc

So this is a long story so ill start with the problem.

Im trying to do a rdc to a virtual machine with the same machine i used to do the p2v. also i am having trouble changing the name of the  virtual computer. The error i get when i try rdc "your computer could not connect to another console session on the remote computer because you already have a console session in progress."

Now the story.

I took a windows xp machine named wct005 and did a p2v. everthing went great seemed to transfer fine. once it become virtual i had to give it a new xp license. I let the p2v use the same name (wct005 for vitual) as i planned to change the name once it was done. It lets me change the computer name(on virtual) but for some reason when i do a rdc from any computer the old name wct005 still goes to that computer dispite giving it a new name. I even droped the virtual machine and phyical from domain changed both their names and readded to domain yet when i do a rdc to wct005 which i have deleted from our domain in AD it still remotes to the vmm. WHY??? and why cant i use the phyiscal computer i ghosted to rdc to virtual?

Hope you can make sense of this information and help me out. PLease ask questions i can fill you in with more information

Thanks,

Jake

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Check IP addresses, MAC Addresses, DNS, WINs

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Rommel SultanCommented:
try fushing dns on both machines.

ipconfig /flushdns
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wjhutchinsAuthor Commented:
rsultan
Unfortianly don’t have access to physical right now just realized how late in the day it is. I did a flush dns. No luck computer still rdc with its old name of wct005.
Hanccocka
What should I check bout IP MAC DNS and WINs. They all look ok. I can’t compare until Monday if that’s what you meant by check.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
the wct005 name could still be in your DNS servers, WIN servers?

if you use ping wct005, does it resolve to an IP address of the VM?
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wjhutchinsAuthor Commented:
It does ping that ip. I feel dumb asking this but how would i figure out which server has my dns and or win.... Im guessing dc right?
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wjhutchinsAuthor Commented:
OK so found my dns and i see wct005 should i just delete the record or do i modify it?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
delete it, because computers should re-register with correct IP address.

you may also want to check all DNS servers and WINs servers, and flush cache.
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wjhutchinsAuthor Commented:
is their a sync command so i can modify all of them from my dc?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
yes, if you select Update Datafiles, DNS should replicate.
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wjhutchinsAuthor Commented:
thanks... looks like i have a new topic to read up on this weekend
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Yes, things get stuck in DNS, WINs and we forget why things aren't working correctly!

glad you got it working.
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