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I'm running wireshark 1.6.2. I have a main site with a network of 10.0.0.x and a sattelite office with a network of 192.168.17.x the machines on the 192.168.17.x network use a dns server on the 10.0.0.x network. from a machine on the 10.0.0.x network if I ping sat1 it correctly resolves and pings the machine at the remote office. If I look at the DNS server I see host records for the machines in the 192.168.17.x network. But if I enable network name resolution is a trace I only see ames being resolved for names in the local 10.0.0.x network. Is there a way to enable this for all of my machines? Thanks in advance for any info.

-Phil

asked 27 Oct '11, 16:40

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Do you have reverse DNS setup properly?

What you test with ping is normal, forward DNS: resolve name to IP address.

What Wireshark does is reverse DNS: resolve IP address to name.

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answered 28 Oct '11, 00:09

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