HOST name of device

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When some device get DHCP address from my Windows 2003 DHCP server the in most cases the device show it's devicename to the DHCP server.  But when I ping the device with ping -a device-ip address I do not get the device name. How can I resolve the device name ?
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Commented:
Check if your dns server has reverse lookup zone and PTR records are present.
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I was using wrong DNS server.

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