Avatar of LTG
LTG
Flag for United States of America asked on

New 2003 R2 install - can't get to internet, error in APP event: W. cannot access the file gpt.ini for GPO CN=( ...

This is a new Windows 2003 Server R2 install. Tried the Roles Wizard but it failed at the RRAS install, so went back and installed custom doing each role I needed (I think), leaving off RRAS. No I am getting this GPO error and cannot reach the internet to do updates. This has dual NICs - one 100MB and one 1000MB. I defined the fast one with a fixed address for local access and the other is DHCP for Internet access. I can access the server fine from a PC on the network, but cannot get out to the internet. I thin kI goofed somewhere here... can someone straighten me out? Thanks!
Windows Networking

Avatar of undefined
Last Comment
BooMod

8/22/2022 - Mon
LTG

ASKER
I have returned the server to ground-0 and am starting over with only the GB-NIC. We'll see where that goes...
Jay_Jay70

sounds like incorrect config of two NIC's.....if you have one for LAN and one for Internet, you have to very careful of how you set them up.....
LTG

ASKER
I reconfigured it with just the one NIC and all is well. Since I did this before logging back in to se eyour response, I can't award the points. Thanks though for the advice!
Experts Exchange is like having an extremely knowledgeable team sitting and waiting for your call. Couldn't do my job half as well as I do without it!
James Murphy
Jay_Jay70

all good!
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
BooMod

Log in or sign up to see answer
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform
Sign up - Free for 7 days
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
Not exactly the question you had in mind?
Sign up for an EE membership and get your own personalized solution. With an EE membership, you can ask unlimited troubleshooting, research, or opinion questions.
ask a question