Author Topic: Slow lookup of LinkStation Pro Duo  (Read 1881 times)

bankerboy

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Slow lookup of LinkStation Pro Duo
« on: June 25, 2009, 03:55:42 pm »
   

I have a Linkstation Pro Duo 2TB NAS unit connected to my home network.  The network is routed through a D-Link 825 Gigabit wireless router.  The drive and my main PC are all wired (not wireless).

 

The problem I'm having is that if I connect to the drive via the name, it takes 10-20 seconds to resolve.  If I connect via IP, it's immediate.  So it looks like there is some type of DNS problem.

 

Any ideas as to where I should look?  I don't think it's a drive setting, but I'm not sure if it's a WindowsXP setting or a router setting.

 

Any help is appreciated.

 

-bb 


PCPiranha

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Re: Slow lookup of LinkStation Pro Duo
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2009, 04:50:59 pm »
Netbios name look up tends to take a while.  I would just set a static IP and access via IP.

bankerboy

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Re: Slow lookup of LinkStation Pro Duo
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2009, 09:23:36 pm »
   Yup, that seems to help.  A lot.  Thanks.