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Problems accessing shares via IP Address only

Last Modified: 2015-12-23
Hello Techs,

I have 7 Windows 2008 R2 servers. All are Virtual on VMWare.
I have this wierd issue,
When i access the server share using "\\<servername>" it opens fine without asking for a password.
Howeve, when from the same server i try accessing it using IP "\\<IP Address>", it pops up for the password.

Strange thing is that:
From Server1, i am able to access the "\\<IP Address>" for Server2 and Server3. However, others 7 servers are not working.
All are on the same domain.

Not sure what to do ?
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