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Windows 2008 Local Connections only

We had a Windows 2008 server in one of our labs that was setup by someone else and it was not allowing connections to the Internet.  But we could remote to it and connect to it’s shares.  Upon checking here is what I found:

1. Under Network Connections the connectivity showed Local only

2. Properties for the NIC were configured correctly

3. Running ipconfig from a command prompt shows the default gateway was 0.0.0.0

My steps to fix:

1. Open a command prompt with Admin rights

2. route delete 0.0.0.0

3. open the properties for your NIC and enter the correct defaut gateway.

That’s was all it took to give the system access to the Internet.

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May 5, 2008 - Posted by | Windows 2008 | , ,

4 Comments »

  1. BRAVO! BRAVO! BRAVO!
    you are the man!

    Superb! Excellent fixed!

    Thank you! 2 thumbs up!

    Comment by Eagle | October 5, 2010 | Reply

    • Happy to help.

      Comment by ithompson | February 23, 2011 | Reply

  2. This saved a lot of time…..Thanks a lot.

    Comment by Marisa | February 23, 2011 | Reply

    • Glad it worked for you.

      Comment by ithompson | February 23, 2011 | Reply


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