Windows Server 2008 R2 can't ping across wireless bridge

I just installed our first Windows Server 2008 R2 standard server on our network, running on an HP Proliant ML350g6.  I'm trying to communicate with devices through a wireless bridge (layer 2) from our main office to a warehouse.  I can ping devices at the warehouse from any server (Win2k3 or W2k) or pc at the office - except this new server.  I get "destination host unreachable".   The server is using settings from DHCP, though I also tried setting a static ip with appropriate Gateway\DNS\WINS settings.  I've disabled the firewall and IPv6.  I've wiped the server and reinstalled the OS - no change.  I've swapped the ports on the dual-port nic - no change.

Any idea why this one server would not be able to ping to the remote devices?

TIA - Roger
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naykamCommented:
It sounds like the new server is not listed in your DNS correctly.

I have read what you mentioned, but can *anything* ping the new server?
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sfossupportCommented:
Have you checked the path and where it fails. Try tracert and pathping.
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Darius GhassemCommented:
Disable one of the Network Cards not being used.
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si-supportAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the responses.

Naykam - on this side of the wireless, everything can ping the server - and the server can ping everything.  From the other side, nothing can ping the server.  

sfossupport - since it's all on the same local subnet, there is no route to trace.  It just times out.

dariusg - there is one network card with two ports.  Disabling one portand using the other does not resolve the problem.
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sfossupportCommented:
Have you pinged using both by ip and dns name ?
Have you run nslookup to see if dns server is working and can resolve forward and reverse name lookup
Is there only 1 dns server or primary and secondary ?
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Darius GhassemCommented:
Post ipconfig /all
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si-supportAuthor Commented:
thanks sfossupport - nslookup works fine for anything on this side of the wireless.  Nothing on the other side.  There is a primary and secondary DNS on this side of the wireless, and everything seems to function properly from those servers.
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si-supportAuthor Commented:
Here's the ipconfig /all:

Windows IP Configuration

   Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : host1
   Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . : company1.local
   Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
   IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
   WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
   DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : company1.local

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . : company1.local
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : HP NC326i PCIe Dual Port Gigabit Server Adapter #2
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : F4-CE-46-B6-12-98
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
   IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : x.x.x.125(Preferred)
   Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
   Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, March 25, 2010 8:30:31 AM
   Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, March 31, 2010 8:30:31 AM
   Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : x.x.x.253
   DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : x.x.x.2
   DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : x.x.x.2
                                       x.x.x.4
                                       x.x.x.5
                                       x.x.x.12
   Primary WINS Server . . . . . . . : x.x.x.2
   Secondary WINS Server . . . . . . : x.x.x.4
   NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

   Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : HP NC326i PCIe Dual Port Gigabit Server Adapter
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : F4-CE-46-B6-12-99
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter isatap.company1.local:

   Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . : company1.local
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter isatap.{F9335B1D-6033-48D3-927C-D90190C8402E}:

   Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
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Darius GhassemCommented:
Disable the second disconnect NIC

 Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

   Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : HP NC326i PCIe Dual Port Gigabit Server Adapter
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : F4-CE-46-B6-12-99
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

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si-supportAuthor Commented:
I had disabled the 2nd nic before, with no effect.  I had reinstalled the OS and forgot to disable it again.  I just disabled it.  Still no connection.
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si-supportAuthor Commented:
Some additional info.  When I go to a pc on the far side of the wireless connection at our warehouse, I can login and connect to the old servers at the office across the wireless.  But, when I run tracert to the new server by name, it properly resolves the ip address but times out.
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Darius GhassemCommented:
That is fine but you still need to have the second NIC disabled. Or you need to have the enabled NIC higher in the binding order.
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si-supportAuthor Commented:
The second nic was disabled (see two comments back). Still no flow.
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sfossupportCommented:
I see that you have multiple dns servers. Do these dns servers share information (ie zone transfers) or are they separate. Are these all primary dns for a specific zone ? When you tested using nslookup, did you try using each name server to see which one worked best. Is there a reason that you have 4 dns servers. As a test use only one dns server.
You can try dcdiag /fix to fix dns.
  Good luck
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Darius GhassemCommented:
How about your binding order?
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si-supportAuthor Commented:
All - I am sending the server back to HP for motherboard replacement and closing this ticket.  Thanks for your time and efforts.
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