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Converted SBS 2008 to Virtual machine now websites dont work

HI,

I converted an SBS 2008 install that works perfectly into a virtual machine as we are moving sites. The plan was to use the virtual machinewhile we setup things on the new site that way websites & e-mails don't go down. However after powering up the VM all the sites display 403 forbbidden and OWA just times out.

Please help
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AndreYPB
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Is the IIS service running?

if you run the IIS Management console, does it state started or stoppd?
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bgoeringCommented:
What was the conversion process you followed? You may want to refer to http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/VMWare/A_3639-VMware-vConverter-P2V-for-Windows-Servers.html for converting Windows servers. It is written by a fellow expert, Bestway, and covers much of what you need to know for a succesful Windows Server conversion.

Good Luck
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AndreYPBAuthor Commented:
yeah IIS is running without any apparent problems. I've tried restarting the service and the server :-(

I'll have a look at the link provided. I used the conversion wizard
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