Re: Vista and DNS ???
We need more information to help. Posting the result of nslookup and
ipconfig /all here may help.
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"Michael Kintner" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have purchased a new HP with Vista Home Premimum loaded on it. I can
>surf the internet without a problem but it does not reconized any of my
>local SBS (Small Business Server) or other local XP machines which show in
>the SBS DNS server.
> When I check the IPCONFIG it shows I am connected to the local DNS sever
> on SBS however if I ping the server name it does not resolve any of the
> local machines however the outside names like google.com is no problem.
> And the Vista box does show in the DHCP server on SBS.
> I then added the server and local boxes to the Vista HOSTS file and
> everything works fine thats until the local machines change names because
> of DHCP.
> DHCP is reporting the info to DNS correctly and my other local machines
> running Windows XP boxes work fine. It just the Vista boxes is having
> this problem.
> Note: I added a VMWARE session with Vista Home running on an XP box and
> the XP box worked fine but the Vista VMWare session also ran into the same
> Any ideas why Vista is having this problem?
> Thank you in advance,
> Michael Kintner