troubleshooting Question

Network connection dies after enabling RRAS (Routing and Remote Access)

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We have a 2003 Windows domain and I was just trying to set up a pretty simple pptp vpn server.  I enabled RRAS (routing and remote access) and set up a vpn gateway.  The wizard asked me which network adapter was used for local and which one was used for internet connections.  Both network adapters have a 10.1.x.x/16 address on them and connect to the same router under the same VLAN (we only have one vlan by default).  After I finished the wizard, I can no longer connect to the box.   Pulled up the console and I couldn't ping any server by IP because of "Destination could not be reached" error.  I ran a "netstat -rn" command and all the routes seem to look ok, so I can't imagine why that was a problem.

Is there additional configuration I need to do do in rras afterward?  I always thought it was a pretty easy setup.  I originally didn't set it up on a domain controller, but rather a Windows 2000 server.  But even when installed on a 2003 domain controller, same problem there.  Why does enabling rras totally bring down the machines network connectivity?  
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