troubleshooting Question

Problem with using Server 2008 as simple router

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I have the following setup

One server has two interfaces, one public and one private one.

The public interface is a /24 network and the private one a /24

Server 1
Nic 1 :
IP :  
Mask : /24
Gateway :
DNS : localhost (local DNS forwards requests to an external DNS server)

Nic 2 :
IP :
Mask : /24
Gateway : n/a
DNS : localhost

Server 2 :
Nic 1 :
IP :
Mask : /24
Gateway :

I have then added the Routing role to server 1 (2008 Enterprise) and started / configured RRAS with "custom" and "lan routing only".

What settings do I have to do to "make it work" ?

I can ping the rras server from the 2nd member server and using nslookup shows that DNS resolution works as well, but there is no internet connectivity.


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