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Why does swapping a Static IP not work?

C Emmons
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Last Modified: 2020-03-13
I have a Windowns NLB Cluster with a static IP.  When I shutdown the NLB Cluster and give the IP to a Virtual IP on a Kemp LoadBalancer it doesn't work.  I can use the same configuration for a new IP and everything works perfectly in the Kemp LoadBalancer.  When I run a tracert on old IP, it  goes to Kemp LoadBalancer but takes a long time -- series of Time Outs.  I'm not a networking person -- why would a changed IP not work, when a new IP will? Thanks in advance.
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