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Packet Loss?

By s3ns4i ·
Ok, I have a gigabit switch that has 4 servers and a workstation plugged into it.

Server 1
Server 2
Server 3
Server 4
Workstation

The switch that everything is plugged into is a self managed switch so just plug and play. When I ping from my workstation to server 1, I receive about 70% packet loss, as the same with a ping to server 2. If I were to ping something out on the wan ( google.com ) I get 0% packet loss. If I ping localhost from each of the servers I receive 0% packet loss. What could be causing this packet loss? Ethernet cable? ( both servers are having the same issue I doubt it's the cable) Switch ? I have swapped out the switch and I still receive the packet loss? I'm at a stand still here guys and hopefully someone could help me because I can't figure this out for nothing.

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Well there is more to networking than just a switch & Cables

by OH Smeg In reply to Packet Loss?

What are the IP Addresses of these servers and do you have DHCP working on this LAN?

It very much sounds like a addressing conflict occurring here and that need sorting before you go any further.

You should only have DHCP Addressing set to run on 1 Server not them all as that will cause problems as well.

Col

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