see my SBS2003 from the internet via 2wire BT2700HGV


I have just moved offices and I now have my server connected to a new router.
the new router is supplied by BT Business, and is made by 2wire. Its a 2wire BT2700HGV.

I cannot see my server OWA or remote access from outside of my offices.

The router automatically set up another machine as a DMZ machine and wont allow my server to be the DMZ because it is a static IP Address....

Any ideas how I can see my server remotely?
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Wicked-WebsitesConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
the simple answer is ditch the BT rubbish and buy a good router! thanks for all the help guys!
Michael WorshamInfrastructure / Solutions ArchitectCommented:
Here is list of what ports you need to forward on the firewall/router to the SBS server so it can be seen externally:

SBS bascially requires the following ports:
TG TranIT guyCommented:
http://<ip address>/management

This trick works on most 2Wire to allow you to get to more settings.  Have you tried it?

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Wicked-WebsitesAuthor Commented:

I have done the management thing, I also set up - Router - Server - 49 Client Machines Printers

ok, and ports 80, 443, 444, 500, 3389 & 4125 point to

the only problem is the other machine that is set as DMZ (All - and I cannot remove that setting....
Michael WorshamInfrastructure / Solutions ArchitectCommented:
The DMZ is currently overriding your port forwarding settings.

About the only thing you can do is get a router that can handle multiple external IP addresses, then assign one to the DMZ and the others to point to the router itself for port forwarding needs.
Wicked-WebsitesAuthor Commented:
can you disable the DMZ system completely?
Michael WorshamInfrastructure / Solutions ArchitectCommented:
I don't have access to a BT2700HGV as I am not in the UK, but I did find this article:

Port Forwarding for the BT BT2700HGV

Perhaps there is a setting somewhere in the web interface to disable the DMZ environment?
I know it's messy but you could try giving the server an additional IP of  And of course renew the lease of the device currently at .16.25

If Sticky IP won't let that happen, you could try setting the server to DHCP, obtain the DMZ, change back to the static IP the router gives it, then add an additional IP of .16.2 for the server.

If the above does not work, disconnect the rest of the network leaving only the server set to DHCP. Then in the management console go to Troubleshooting > Resets and Clear the Local Network and try the above again.
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