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RHEL 5.7 on VShpere - Cannot connect to internet when on static / DHCP Connection is slow

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Travis HahnFlag for United States of America asked on
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Lets prefece this with saying I AM NOT A Linux admin - this is a projecet that the company went with...

RHEL 5.7
Firewall turned off via GUI
VMWARE VShpere 4
 
Network
192.168.36.0/24
Gateway 192.168.36.1
 
Through
 
192.168.34.0/24
Gateway 192.168.34.240 (Gateway to Outside)
 
When I set the server static on the 36 network (36.6) I cannot connect to the 34 network - I cannot ping inside or outside.  I did set up a route from .36/24 to the 34.240 gateway.
 
If I set the server to use DHCP it gets an ip address, I set the nameservers, and restart network.  Then I can ping all across network and to outside; However if I go to a browser and try to open up www.redhat.com - it takes so long to connect.  I have deleted the config files made sure there was no routes set.
 
Thoughts?  I know its alot - and this is a FRESH install - maybe I missed something?
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