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Posted on 2014-02-27
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Hello,

One of our windows 8 system is not accessible through network via its name if we try via IP it is accessible. other system working fine with no issue.

try flush DNS, disable antivirus, turn off firewall.register netbios.

Thanks Aditya
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hi,

try following.

1. ping with FQDN name
2. try to access the server with unc path \\abc\

if both not works then check the A/Host record of your windows 8 in DNS.
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Create host  and pointer record  in DNS.
It will resolve the issue.
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by:Aditya Arora
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hi

1. Ping with FQDN name is giving reply but IP is not correct.
2. not working.
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by:Manjunath Sullad
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Seems to be there is mismatch in DNS entries, You need to check the DNS entries,

Configure manually A and PTR record and chek.
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:) Thanks All . it working Now.

How I missed it. :(
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