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remote.companyname.com only accessible from outside the network, internally, can not access

Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Hi all,

I have just setup SBS2011.  It appears I am experiencing an odd behaviour.

I can only access https://remote.companyname.com from OUTSIDE the company network OR directly from the SBS2011 server's Internet Explorer.  If I try to access from any of the client's PC, it will not work.  It times out on IE.

I have been suggested already to try PING remote.companyname.com from a client PC and it returned external IP address, instead of the internal server address.

This might also explain why I could not do http://connect.  It also timed out.  In fact, launch.exe (on USB Flash drive) didn't even work.

I believe I need to fix the DNS on the SBS2011 server.  Can anyone suggest some steps to fix it?

Many thanks!

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