Cant ping Linux machine from Windows


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Originally Posted by RudiC
Does the windows PC ping the router? Does it ping itself? Some routers have a ping function; does it ping the linux host?
Windows PC could Ping the router - Yes.
Windows PC could ping itself - Yes.
My D-Link router has Ping functionality. But it could not ping Linux machine.

In the router configuration; DHCP Client List is not showing the Linux machine.

Surprisingly, from Linux I still could ping Windows. Ethernet cables from Windows & Linux box are connected to the D-Link router.
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No clue why the MAC is not showing up in the ARP table but could you check if there is some firewall rules set up on the Linux box with:
Code:
iptables -L

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Resolved

Deal all ... Thanks for your patience & guiding me with this. In the process I learned a lot.


It was not problem with windows nor Linux. It was the way DHCP client been assigned by router to Linux box.

In the router configuration, I have reserved the Linux address as 192.168.0.101. But the way IP address had been allotted to Linux, 'Obtain IP address automatically' assigned Linux box address as -
192.168.0.100 ... This I have found out after close look at output of ifconfig command.

Tried SSH putty connection to this Linux from Windows & it worked.

It was albeit stupid of me assuming Linux will adhere to same IP address which I have assigned it in router configuration.
# 11  
First off, thanks for the feedback! It is an advance for us too to know how the problem finally was solved.

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Originally Posted by videsh77
It was albeit stupid of me assuming Linux will adhere to same IP address which I have assigned it in router configuration.
It depends on the Linux system being configured to be a DHCP-client or not. When an IP-host starts it puts an IP-address onto its interface. This is done with the ifconfig command (or some equivalent thereof). DHCP means: you do not configure an IP address on the system but instead, when the IP-host starts, the DHCP-client process takes over and broadcasts a plea "i need an address" upon which a (hopefully there) DHCP-server answers and gives out one, which the client then configures.

So, in fact you need two components: you need the DHCP-server to be configured to give out an address to this specific client. And you need the prospective client to be configured so that it asks for an address.

I hope this helps.

bakunin
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I'm surprised there's no collisions with the router being 192.168.0.100 as well as the linux host?
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Hi ... Router address is turned out to be -

192.168.0.1
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