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Old 11-16-2011, 05:44 AM   #1
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RHEL Linux - Cannot ping from other machines

I have set up a RHEL 64 bit, I can ping other machines from that server, however I am trying to ping the Linux server from other machines, I am not able to do so.
Firewall is disabled. Can you please suggest?
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Maybe a routing issue? Do you have a router between the server and the other machines? If so, maybe you need to add a static return route.

What happens if instead of using ping, you use arping ( arping for example - you probably have to install arping )?
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You might also check the ICMP settings.
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Thumbs up issue solved

Thanks everyone for your inputs, The issue was solved.
we had set the ip details in ifcfg-lo and ifcfg-eth0, both the files, which caused the server to loop back.and ping all ips, but other machines were not able to ping the server.
We restored ifcfg-lo to original file and restarted the network.
We have the server in LAN now.
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