two windows 2003 servers, server a can browse the internet server b cannot browse the internet

I have two Windows 2003 R2 servers running, server A can browse the internet and it has DNS installed and under networking tcp/ip it points to itself for dns queries.

Server B is configured to get dns queries from server A. I cannot browse the internet at all from this machine. I can put in www.abc.com/exchange which is server A and I can access the exchange server web interface.

Is there something blocking outgoing internet connection with R2?

Thanks
john_s99Asked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Jay_Jay70Commented:
Hi john_s99,

can you confirm your gateway address?
john_s99Author Commented:
Gateway address is the router.
Jay_Jay70Commented:
can you ping websites?

whats your timeout error?
Acronis True Image 2019 just released!

Create a reliable backup. Make sure you always have dependable copies of your data so you can restore your entire system or individual files.

Sridhar CherukuriService EngineerCommented:
try adding the internet DNS ip addresses in Server B and check whether you can browse internet or not. If you can browse internet in Server B then add these DNS ip addresses in the Forwarders Tab in DNS of the Server A and then remove the DNS entries in Server B and broswe the net in Server B
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasyPrincipal ConsultantCommented:
If you would post an IPCONFIG /ALL from each server that would certainly help to diagnose your problem.

Jeff
TechSoEasy
Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
Agreed make sure server B has the same degault gateway (as Jay_Jay mentioned above) and that bothe servers have the same subnet mask - and are utimately in the same network segment.

Server A appears to be running correctly the problem is with server B correct?

on server B

Start > run > cmd {enter}
ping server a

does it respond? if not there is a problem with connectivity gbetween the two serevers (nb all other newtork servers and pc's can talk to server A then that narrows the problem to server B or its connection.

if that works on server B open an internat explorer windows and go to

http://198.133.219.25

if that works then DNS is the problem (that should go to ciscos website)  -if that doesnt work the DNS is (probably) not the problem



Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
john_s99Author Commented:
I found it! I had Full Feature Nat enable and forgot to add the ip address for the 2nd Windows 2003 server. :(

Thanks for the help
Jay_Jay70Commented:
lol all good then :)
Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
tip top :)
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows Server 2003

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.