Dual Nics on different subnets in server 2008
Posted on 2011-02-11
I am in the process of setting up storage servers for an IP camera project. They are all server 2008. These servers need to have 2 network cards on 2 different subnets. Subnet 1 is the internal network, for management. Network 2 is the IP camera network, this will have all data from the cameras coming back to the servers. Network 2 has no access to network 1, this is to keep the IP camera traffic completely off the internal network.
I need to setup the 2 NIC cards on the 2 subnets, and they both need default gateways in order to work. Network 2 is spanning multiple switches and in working with cisco it was determined that I had to have a default gateway on the camera network to communicate across the switches.
I know this was done before on another server, but it was 2003, a few years ago and it worked just fine. That server was recently decommissioned so I can not look at the config to determine what was done. I believe there were some route add statements put on the server that worked.
Any help would be appreciated.