Host Name Became Case-Sensitive
A strange problem started about a month ago. I have an Ubuntu Linux host that is named, "penguin". For the past ten, twenty years, I've been able to access it on numerous computers using that host name. But starting a month ago, several of my Windows 10 computers can no longer find that host computer. Ping reports:
"Ping request could not find host penguin. Please check the name and try again."
WinSCP reports: "gethostbyname: unknown error". PuTTY reports: "Unable to open connection to penguin gethostbyname: unknown error"
What's even more strange is that, this past week, I found if I capitalize any of the characters in "penguin", or capitalize the entire word, the Windows 10 computers would be able to find it again. Isn't this weird? What's causing this problem?
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