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VPN Set Up Stops My Exchange Server

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I am trying to set up a VPN and everytime i get through the intial set up of routing and remote access my Exchange Server stops functioning. I am totally confused. I am setting up the VPN on the Secondary DC so why would it affect my Exchange Server. I end up having to restart System Attendant and the Information Store or sometimes rebooting all the way. I'm also confused about the 2 NICs for VPNs. I have no idea if i am doing it right because i have never even got through setting it up all the way. If you have any detailed instructions or websites please let me know.
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by:billwharton
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are you setting up vpn on a microsoft vpn server?
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Yes, all servers are Microsoft 2003.
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what portion of your exchange server stops functioning? Give me more details
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by:ISRAdmin
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Well, everyone says that their outlook stops working. So i check the server and when i open up the mailbox store in Exchange System Manager i can't see any mailboxes. So the first thing i do is restart services ( System Attendant and Information Store). Both times that i have had problems have been when i finished the Routing and Remote Access Portion of VPN setup on my DC. It also seems i have to disbale the second NIC on the DC before the services will restart. I think i am doing something wrong there but i am very unfamiliar with VPNs.
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by:billwharton
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no clue..i'm sorry
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thanks anyway
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by:NutrientMS
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any errors logged in event viewer on either the exchange or DC ?
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by:ISRAdmin
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Yea, a bunch. On the DC there are 2 months worth of "windows can not query the list for group policy objects".

On the Exchange server the strangest one i can see says "All Global Catalog Servers in use are not responding: DC.mydomain.loc"
That one occurs right when i am setting up the interfaces and RRAS for the VPN on the DC. Weird...
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Gave up on this one, setting up a P2P.
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