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Windows 7: Static IP DNS registration v6 vs. v4?

08 Jul 2010   #1

VMWare ESXi Server 3.5.0
 
 
Static IP DNS registration v6 vs. v4?

Hello,

I'm trying to set up a static IP on my Windows 7 image. I've configured the TCP/IP v4 information, and the hostname/domain information, as well as disabling TCP/IP v6. Unfortunately, when I try to ping the IP address or the hostname/domain from another computer, no packets are received, the same with pinging the v4 IP.
On the flip side, if I try a remote connect, that works fine.

From the actual Windows 7 machine, when I ping my hostname/domain combo it completes the ping successfully but associates with a v6 IP rather than the v4 one that I specified. I can also ping my v4 IP on there, but it isn't associated with the hostname/domain.

Are there any ideas how to get the ping to work for the v4 address and associate the hostname/domain with the v4 address? Is there some sort of security setting that I missed that would allow it to remote connect, but not accept pings?

Thanks.

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09 Jul 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karrow View Post
Hello,

I'm trying to set up a static IP on my Windows 7 image. I've configured the TCP/IP v4 information, and the hostname/domain information, as well as disabling TCP/IP v6. Unfortunately, when I try to ping the IP address or the hostname/domain from another computer, no packets are received, the same with pinging the v4 IP.
On the flip side, if I try a remote connect, that works fine.

From the actual Windows 7 machine, when I ping my hostname/domain combo it completes the ping successfully but associates with a v6 IP rather than the v4 one that I specified. I can also ping my v4 IP on there, but it isn't associated with the hostname/domain.

Are there any ideas how to get the ping to work for the v4 address and associate the hostname/domain with the v4 address? Is there some sort of security setting that I missed that would allow it to remote connect, but not accept pings?

Thanks.

Are you running "homegroup"? it can only use IPv6. workgroup can use IPv4
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09 Jul 2010   #3
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karrow View Post
Hello,

I'm trying to set up a static IP on my Windows 7 image. I've configured the TCP/IP v4 information, and the hostname/domain information, as well as disabling TCP/IP v6. Unfortunately, when I try to ping the IP address or the hostname/domain from another computer, no packets are received, the same with pinging the v4 IP.
On the flip side, if I try a remote connect, that works fine.

From the actual Windows 7 machine, when I ping my hostname/domain combo it completes the ping successfully but associates with a v6 IP rather than the v4 one that I specified. I can also ping my v4 IP on there, but it isn't associated with the hostname/domain.

Are there any ideas how to get the ping to work for the v4 address and associate the hostname/domain with the v4 address? Is there some sort of security setting that I missed that would allow it to remote connect, but not accept pings?

Thanks.
Those Tutorials might give you a hand:

Homegroup: Homegroup - Add Computer or Join

Workgroup: Workgroup Name - View and Change
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09 Jul 2010   #4

VMWare ESXi Server 3.5.0
 
 

I'm pretty sure this is what you guys are talking about:


This would mean I'm part of the workgroup right?

Here's what my network connections page looks like:


Let me know if I misunderstood the Workgroup vs. Homegroup thing.
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09 Jul 2010   #5
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karrow View Post
I'm pretty sure this is what you guys are talking about:


This would mean I'm part of the workgroup right?

Here's what my network connections page looks like:


Let me know if I misunderstood the Workgroup vs. Homegroup thing.
That's what we meant.

Remember that set to Work Network it disable the Homegroup junction
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09 Jul 2010   #6

VMWare ESXi Server 3.5.0
 
 

Alright, but these were the setting I already had. The problem is still there...
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09 Jul 2010   #7
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karrow View Post
Alright, but these were the setting I already had. The problem is still there...
I'm looking for you about static IP...might dns resolving probs....
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