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Incorrect or Random Hostnames Assigned to Mac OS X 10.7.4 Lion on Active Directory Network 2K Using DelpoyStudio

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Last Modified: 2013-03-01
My environment is a Windows 2003 AD network where I run my router (Sonicwall) which supplies the DHCP and the W2K servers (2 X DC's)  supply the DNS for the AD network.  It's mostly a Windows environment currently but we are now migrating over to OS X Lion 10.7.4.  
The problem is once the iMacs/Macbook Airs are bound, imaged and deployed using DeployStudio, they are picking up Hostnames from my Windows workstations Hostnames already on the network (even though I manually assigned the iMac /Macbook Air names during the DeployStudio process.  So the Macs are showing up with already assigned Hostnames our network.
Strange thing is In Sharing Preferences and throughout the settings in OS X, the computer name IS correct and everywhere else I look the computer name is correct, HOWEVER, in terminal AND on the network it is showing the INCORRECT HOSTNAME
 
Again, these new Macs ARE bound to our Windows 2K3 network

Is there a solution...? Is this going to be an issue?  

Your immediate help, input and support is GREATLY APPRECIATED!!

Thank you!

Andrew
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