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Old 2nd October 2009
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Question FreeBSD ping issue

I'm running FreeBSD 6.3 on my network server and have noticed strange behavior when trying to ping different sites. If I ping a named address I get message "cannot resolve nn.nn.nn: Host name lookup failure". However, if I ping using a numeric ip address it works every time. And when I go to one of the Win XP machines on the network, it can successfully ping either way. Any idea what's going on here?
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Old 2nd October 2009
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What does /etc/resolv.conf show.

You may also try running: /etc/rc.d/netif restart
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