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1answer
234 views

nslookup cannot resolve hostname for machine on external domain from internal domain

Keep in mind, this issue is exclusively for Windows platforms. For a particular company, they have an internal and external domain. One is behind the firewall, and one is in front. I am sitting on ...
2
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1answer
146 views

Can fully-qualified hostname be used as a unique identifier?

If I get the fully qualified computer name on a Windows server (2K3 or 2K8) using the GetComputerNameEx() API call, can I rely on that name to be unique on that particular domain? That is, can I ...
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2answers
86 views

Find Hostname by having IP-Address

Is there a way to find out hostnames only by having the IP's of the hosts, while only using Windows' command line (cmd)?
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0answers
73 views

IIS: hostname breaks website

I have a Azure WindowsVM with a IIS. Everything works fine until i add a hostname in the bindings. Then I get a 404 error.
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1answer
149 views

Resolving samba server hostnames

I have a samba server and I want to access it by name from my windows machine. Currently if I can use the ip address e.g. \\192.168.0.104 (although it does not appear automatically in network) to ...
1
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1answer
633 views

iis vbscript remove all site bindings and replace with list of new bindings

I have a single host with 500+ bindings associated to it, and I would like to first purge this host of all its bindings and replace them from a list of bindings in a file. The format of the fill will ...
1
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3answers
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Ping returns different results if asked ip address or hostname

Alright, I've got an irritating problem. When I ping one of the servers in my company with ping 192.168.1.62 I get my box ldmmit1 as the result. But when I use this line ping ldmmit1 I ...
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2answers
299 views

Windows thinks foreign IP address is local hostname?

I've spent the whole day trying to fix this and it's driving me absolutely insane. I noticed the issue while trying to set up a remote mySQL server and then went from there. My manager can connect to ...
2
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1answer
260 views

Are there any issues with changing the hostname on an existing MySQL server?

I know that changing the Windows hostname on an existing MS SQL server can cause problems if you don't update certain things within MS SQL. Are there any similar issues with changing the Windows ...
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2answers
733 views

Is there a way to use the Hostname received from DHCP to name the PC after imaging?

I have been trying to find a way to use the hostname assigned in DHCP to rename a PC after we image it. I found some sample code from Microsoft's web site for C++, but I don't program so it is all ...
0
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2answers
765 views

Protecting DNS entries from duplicate hostnames entering network

Given a Windows domain, with DNS provided by a server on that domain, I am curious about what happens if a guest joins the network attempting to use the same hostname as an existing server, and then ...
2
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4answers
7k views

Can a server have two “names”?

I'm replacing a sever and wanted to know if there's a way the new server can have two names. For example: What we have now: Old server: srv New server: srv-new What I'd like to have after we cut ...
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2answers
732 views

Advantages/Disadvantages of using Hostnames vs Servernames when deploying services to IIS?

What are the advanatages/disadvantages of using custom hostnames vs. just using servernames for hosting services in IIS? ie. With a Windows Server called 'SRV123' should we be hosting services under ...