[CentOS] samba question

Fri May 23 07:09:35 UTC 2008
david chong <davidchong144 at gmail.com>

On 5/23/08, John <jses27 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can you ping the Samba Server by the Server name?

Pinging server name, From the server itself can ping.
However from winxp client cannot ping by server name, can only ping by
ip address.

[root at antioch david]# ping -c3 antioch
PING antioch.mc ( 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from antioch.mc ( icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.094 ms
64 bytes from antioch.mc ( icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.068 ms
64 bytes from antioch.mc ( icmp_seq=3 ttl=64 time=0.048 ms

--- antioch.mc ping statistics ---
3 packets transmitted, 3 received, 0% packet loss, time 2000ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.048/0.070/0.094/0.018 ms