Re: Debian Server hostname and Win 2003 DNS server
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On 06/25/08 08:51, Mirco Piccin wrote:
>> Servers work like a charm, but i am not able to ping them by hostname.
> Thanks Bob:
>> You may need to add relevant entries to the hosts file in each windows
> ...and Damon for yours replies
>> If you put those entries into another hosts hosts file, then you can
> ping this
>> host from that box by the above hosts names.
>> Windows also has a host file. Edit that as well.
> Yes, i know, if i modify hosts file both in linux and in windows machine
> i will not have more problems to ping those 2 new Debian servers.
> But there are a lot of people (and computer) that use services running
> on those servers.
> I hope there's a way to to the job wothout modify every single users
> Or not? :-D
Well sure there is. For example, how does your computer know the IP
address of www.google.com?
How do the existing machines know each other's names?
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
"Kittens give Morbo gas. In lighter news, the city of New New
York is doomed."
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