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Internet Sharing at Gateway Level

Hi Expert,

I have Windows Server 2008 which is connected to a Lan. Now I want to share the internet on Server 2008 with other PCs on the network.

I am aware of many Web Proxy servers like CCproxy, AnalogX to share the internet but I want something which shares internet at Gateway Level.

For Eg. Windows 2008 Server should ACT as a DHCP server and should be the gateway for alll the PCs on the lan.

I think Remote Access and Routing function in 2008 server can do this but it doesn't have Bandwidth Shaping function.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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kdearingCommented:
How does the server connect to the internet?
Hopefully, it is not directly connected with a public IP address (not a good idea).
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vinit_21Author Commented:
Hi Kdearing,

Server is directly connected to the Public IP Address.
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kdearingCommented:
Unless you're running ISA (or Forefront Threat Mgmt) on the server I STRONGLY recommend rethinking your network design, and add a proper router/firewall in front of your server.

If you are running ISA, your have built-in web proxy capabilities.
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