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Windows 7: Can access share by IP, not by name

21 Aug 2012   #1
callbrady

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Can access share by IP, not by name

Server 2008 share with Active Directory. All other shares on server can be accessed with no problems at all.

When I try to access \\servername\faculty I get the error message:
"Windows cannot access \\servername\faculty. You do not have permissions to access \\servername\faculty. Contact your network administrator to request access.

If I access by IP address \\192.168.1.250\faculty it loads fine.

I have:
Removed and re-added computer from domain.
Release and renewed IP and flushed DNS.
Deleted the share, re-created it, and re-assigned the user's rights.

Any other thoughts/suggestions? Thanks!


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21 Aug 2012   #2
Kaktussoft

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Code:
Ping servername
Does it resolve to ip address 192.168.1.250?
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21 Aug 2012   #3
callbrady

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

All I needed to do was post and then I found the issue on my next Google search. The CSC database was corrupted. I ran the Fix It at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/230738 and the issue appears to be resolved.
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