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720 views

OSX nslookup can resolve a lan hostname, but ping cannot? [closed]

I'm having an issue which recurs every few days, whereby ping cannot resolve a hostname on my LAN (but nslookup is able to). This is on OSX 10.9.2 (latest). The machine in this case is called ...
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2answers
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Cannot ping over LAN until a ping is received

I have two OSX machines on a local subnet. Pings from Machine A to Machine B consistently timeout until Machine B pings Machine A. After B pings A, A can successfully ping B, but this success is ...
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1answer
261 views

Why are two IPs responding to my ping?

I'm having a weird issue. On one of a mac, I noticed it was having some weird issues communicating with the server. I pinged the server, 2.0.5.90, from the terminal on the mac, and here are the ...
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2answers
447 views

OSX cannot ping my server IP, however unix & windows can [closed]

We are having an issue with our Debian Server, we host several services on it each using several ports (all are open in iptables), all users can connect to these fine, except osx users. We have got ...
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1answer
88 views

Possible explanations for a 10 second LAN connectivity outage when a Mac Pro is put to sleep?

We're seeing some very strange behavior on one of our LANs, I'm hoping someone might recognize what it is. The LAN consists of several Linux boxes and several MacOS/X boxes, all connected by 100MBps ...
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4answers
600 views

Can't ping self

I have a wireless internet connection setup on my Mac. (v10.5.6) Am connected to the internet and everything is running smoothly. I recently discovered a quirky behaviour while setting up apache web ...
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2answers
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Issues with Mac OS X pinging

I am trying to ping to IP's and host addresses, and this is the result, I am not sure this is a error but I am attempting to use a vpn and I can't get it to work. Pinging the IP should be working but ...
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2answers
158 views

How can I tell when a Mac switches access points?

I want to be able to tell when a MacBook (running OS 10.5) switches from one wireless access point to another. In the building I am in, with several wireless access points (all Airport Extremes, all ...
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8answers
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OS X: Can't Resolve Windows Machine Names

I'm running a mixed environment at home and at work. My server machines are Win Vista, and I have a Unibody Macbook Pro running 10.5.7 On my mac, I can ping some home windows by name (If I use the ...