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Internal network connectivity good, Cannot get out the gateway

danwadleigh asked
Last Modified: 2010-03-18
I have a Windows Server 2003 machine.  It is not acting in any server role, just using an evaluation copy of the OS for training purposes (i.e. SQL Server 2005, BizTalk Server 2006...)

The machine is attached to our domain and can browse all network resources.  I can successfully ping the loopback, the dc, and the gateway.  I have no problems browsing My Network Places.  I cannot ping any outside ip address.

I cannot navigate to any websites.

We have a Sonicwall TZ 170 firewall, but, have not had any previous problems getting out.  I have also built another test Server 2003 machine that got out fine.

I pursued an event id warning (8021) and error (8032), but, all of the solutions did not seem to apply as I can browse our network.  I also have File and Print Sharing installed.

When I check ipconfig /all everything appears in order: I have a good IP address, the correct subnet mask, and see the default gateway, DHCP server, DNS server, and Primary WINS server.

One point of interest: the Intel NIC did not install a driver on initial configuration.  I tracked down a driver on the Intel site for WinXP, not listed as for Server 2003.  And as stated, I can browse the network, just not the internet.

I am at a "creative" blocking place.
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I'd start by finding the right drivers for the NIC.

What kind of Intel NIC is it?

Is this server the same setup as the other test machine?

Is this server running the same OS patches and service pack as the test machine?

Have you possibly turned on the Windows firewall or maybe ran the SCW on the server?
Top Expert 2006

hmm when you are pinging internall are you using name or IP

externally as well, name or IP


some drivers no need to install manually. if dont have any 2 NICs or no erros with  device manager then no need think about that.
are you use domain or work group ? is ther any internal DNS ?
are  you use domain controler IP as DNS ?
to acceccs outside of ur network first call to your "network service provider" , they will instruct you.

to go to out side of the network , that depend on Router configaration ( some times gateway ). what is you DNS server IP address is that given by ISP.
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