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tiberius015
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two switches with same hostname

Hi,

I have discovered two 8 port switches in my network with the same hostname. will this cause any problems?

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Ashwin Kotha
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Hi,

Unless you have DNS configured for these switches to be reached and having duplicate names with different IPs in DNS entries, I do not see any other issues.

EMS systems use IP as the reachability and get the hostnames from the device via the IP as well - no issues there.

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Ashwin Kotha
Beginner

Hi,

Unless you have DNS configured for these switches to be reached and having duplicate names with different IPs in DNS entries, I do not see any other issues.

EMS systems use IP as the reachability and get the hostnames from the device via the IP as well - no issues there.

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tiberius015
Beginner

Thanks