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Solved: ping -a displays different host name

From:   USA
Date:   22 Nov 2006
Time:   10:19:44 -0500

Q: One of our Windows "Server" IP is and router is While we use ping -a, 
it displays the server FQND, server.chicagotech.net that should be Why?
A: It is because you have PTR point to the server using IP Open Reverse Lookup Zones under DNS, 
delete the Name=2, Type=PRT, and Data=server.chicagotech.net. You may need to run ipconfig /flushdns to clean the cache.

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