Originally Posted by jenniekingsland
I am new to Linux and we have just recently got some Linux servers.
Why is that I cannot ping the linux server from windows using the command prompt? I can connect to it through Putty and when connected through putty I can ping the Linux server itself fine but I want to be able to ping it through Windows using cmd.
Do we need to set something up on the network side?
How are you pinging from the 'windows' machine, name or physical address? Do you have the lmhost file setup on the 'M$' machine? Do you have the ''/etc/hosts
' files setup on the Linux side?
Look at 'LQ Networking
' to aid you in setups.
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