Internet Access With SBS 2003

I am trying to configure Small Business Serve 2003 to access the Internet through my Netgear DG834G Wireless Router, so far without success.

I have successfully installed the Server software and have added client users and pc's which can logon to the domain. I thought I had configured the router correctly. It is connected to my ISP ok when I bybass the server temporarily and turn on DHCP (which is disabled normally and left to SBS to act as the DHCP server). From the Server pc I can access the Router through a web browser ok and SBS has given it  an ip address which shows up as the gateway on client computers ok. However, there is still no internet access, either throught a web browser or using a cmd prompt, both on the domain pc or any client computer.

I have tried using the"configure email and internet connection wizard" in SBS which configures the router. It asks for the Preferred DNS server of my ISP and this is where I have a problem. I do have a staic IP address from my ISP  but the DNS addresses from my ISP change occasionally so what should I enter here?

Any advice appreciated...

dc

dercossAsked:
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rindiCommented:
First check back on your ISP about his DNS servers. They really shouldn't change. Anyway, even if they do, you could take any dns server on the internet and use that to resolve the address.

How is your network setup?

It should lookk a bit like this, if not, try getting it setup like this:

Network 1:

ISP---router---NIC1 of Server

Network 2:

NIC2 of Server---Switch or Hubs----PC1
                               |---PC2
                                ---PC3 etc.

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dercossAuthor Commented:
I checked with my server and they say that they have changed the DNS server in the past but should have told me and it shouldn't happen in the future...

Putting the DNS in SBS 2003 solved the problem and I am now online...

Thanks for the advice

dc
dercossAuthor Commented:
Oops, I meant I checked with my ISP...

DC
rindiCommented:
thanks too.
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