Re: OT: ping puzzler
On Tue, 5 Mar 2002, Nigel Pauli wrote:
> I'd be grateful if someone can set my mind at rest on this one.
> I've got a network 10.0.0.0/255.255.255.0. A DHCP server running on NT4
> at 10.0.0.3 looks after a scope running from 10.0.0.25 to 10.0.0.225
> with 10.0.0.200 to 10.0.0.225 excluded from the scope.
> As you can see I've got plenty of leftover addresses to play with and
> I've used all the ones 10.0.0.1 to 10.0.0.6 on various statically
> addressed servers.
> Today I was setting up a new box and thought I'd better check if
> 10.0.0.7 was available so I pinged 10.0.0.7 and got a reply; but as far
> as I know nothing is using that IP address. The same happens for
> 10.0.0.8 and 10.0.0.9 but once I move into double figures (10.0.0.10) I
> get what I expect i.e., no reply.
> Is it possible that some card is replying on more than one address or
> do I need to get out there and find who or what is stealing my
I'd start one of those pings and then go look at my hub...
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