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Windows 7: Can access the share using only IP address, not the name

4 Weeks Ago   #1
Vadym

Windows 8.1 64-bit
 
 
Can access the share using only IP address, not the name

Hi everyone,

There's a CentOS 6.6 machine running which is our ftp server. The smb protocol is configured correctly and everyone (Windows environment) on the network can access the share from this CentOS machine using the name of the machine.

However, one of the machines (Windows 7, 64-bit) can only connect using ip address, instead of the name.
I added the entry in \etc\hosts to have the ftp server ( 192.168.168.100 hostname HOSTNAME ), flushed dns and removed arpcache, but the problem is still here.

Any ideas how to resolve the issue?

Thanks in advance.


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4 Weeks Ago   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

Welcome to the forum. Name resolution doesn't come from DNS on local LAN it uses NetBIOS is NetBIOS running on PC's
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