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RE: How can this be possible? posted 03/24/1999
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had that problem yesterday. our problem was that the box had 5 interfaces
with the same mac address.




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Shanice M. Stewart
MCSE+I, MCT
Kajax Engineering, Inc.
MIS Department
http://www.keicorp.com
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> -----Original Message-----
> From:	John Mairs [SMTP:analogix@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent:	Wednesday, March 24, 1999 12:55 PM
> To:	Cisco Study Group
> Subject:	How can this be possible?
> 
> I have a situation that blows me away. I work for a Law firm that has
> locations in Washington DC, LA, and San Francisco. I went to managing
> partners house and installed a 1604 with an ISDN to the SF office into
> another 1604. The SF office has a 2501 with a T1 to LA which has a T1
> to Washington. When I am at the Manging partners house I can ping to
> the ethernet side of the 1604 in the SF office and NO FARTHER. BUT!
> Washington DC can ping me all day long at the partners house. How is
> it possible that I cant ping DC but DC can ping me? If I am being
> pinged from DC and the ICMP echo makes it back to DC then there is a
> path, no? I am totally beat on this one. ( I know what your thinking,
> "this guy is beat on everything"). Anyway if someone could explain how
> that is possible, I would like to know.
> 
> Thanks........again
> 
> John L. Mairs
> 
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> John L. Mairs
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