Solved

I have a server that has 2 network cards. I have install a new Domain in that server that has a IP range of 129.160.1.1

Posted on 2008-06-21
1
296 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-05
Hi,

I have a server that has 2 network cards. I have install a new Domain in that server that has a IP range of 129.160.1.1
Can i have another another card enable with DSL line.So i can have internet in it. Will there be any problem by doing so.?

Regards
Sharath
0
Comment
Question by:bsharath
1 Comment
 
LVL 58

Accepted Solution

by:
tigermatt earned 500 total points
ID: 21838264
If you want the server to act as a router, then you can connect your DSL connection over Ethernet to a second NIC card. What you must ensure you correctly configure is two distinct subnets on each NIC, otherwise the server will be unable to route traffic from the LAN to the DSL line. For example, if you have 192.168.1.x with a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0 on the LAN, you could use 192.168.2.x 255.255.255.0 for the WAN NIC. You must ensure your router AND the NIC in the server is statically configured for the 192.168.2.x subnet.

You will also need to install Routing and Remote Access to this server. This can be done through Add/Remove Windows Components in Add/Remove Programs. Once RRAS is installed, you must open the RRAS console and configure the RRAS server to act as a Router. This will get requests between the LAN and WAN networks flowing correctly.

Matthew
-tigermatt
0

Featured Post

Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When you start your Windows 10 PC and got an "Operating system not found" error or just saw  "Auto repair for startup" or a blinking cursor with black screen. A loop for Auto repair will start but fix nothing.  You will be panic as there are no back…
How to record audio from input sources to your PC – connected devices, connected preamp to record vinyl discs, streaming media, that play through your audio card: Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 – both 32 bit & 64.
The viewer will learn how to successfully create a multiboot device using the SARDU utility on Windows 7. Start the SARDU utility: Change the image directory to wherever you store your ISOs, this will prevent you from having 2 copies of an ISO wit…
Windows 10 is mostly good. However the one thing that annoys me is how many clicks you have to do to dial a VPN connection. You have to go to settings from the start menu, (2 clicks), Network and Internet (1 click), Click VPN (another click) then fi…

832 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question