Re: Vista uses host file?
In this case, I would use WINS instead of host file.
Go back to the issue. Can you ping the Exchange by IP?
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"dwhagerman" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Have a PC with Vista Business that accesses a file server via VPN at the
> location. Just put up an Exchange 2003 server that every computer has no
> problems connecting to through the VPN after adding the server IP to their
> host file so they could resolve by name. However, the Vista computer
> Even adding the entry in the host file it cannot ping by name. I have
> disabled IPv6 as something to try, but still not luck.
> Keep in mind this worked for every other computer except the Vista
> Any ideas?