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Old 08-27-2010, 08:29 PM   #1
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how to disabled ping in the network


Hello

Is there a way to disable ping in the network instead ping of IP addresses must be hostname or a name.



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Old 08-27-2010, 08:44 PM   #2
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If you must use numeric IP to ping a host, it means your IP stack is unable to resolve the name. There should be at least one valid nameserver listed in /etc/resolve.conf. Normally, for local LANs, you would name local hosts in /etc/hosts.
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