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no connectivity to my windows 2003 server.

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I am not able to ping my windows 2008 server. when i log in to the server, the network sharing is in unknow status.
Can someone help?
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by:JBond2010
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Have you check your Router/Firewall that its not blocking ICMP packets?
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by:mahrens007
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can the server ping the rest of the network?  Look at the arp table on the client to see if it shows the mac address of the server.
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Do you mean 2003 (like in the subject) or 2008 (like in the body text)?

If your server has dual network interfaces, check that you network cable is in the right socket. :-)
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by:henjohn1520
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I am uable to access the network cards. I cannot turn on network discovery. I can ping other servers.
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wait, sorry you said you are not seeing the network cards on the server?
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the network list services will not start
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by:mahrens007
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in device manager, are you seeing the network card?  Can you ping the lookback (127.0.0.1)?
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by:henjohn1520
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The cards are there now but my exchange server is send or revieving mail.
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ok if they are showing up now, can you ping devices on the LAN?
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