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I loaded a server 2008R2 64 bit server template and need to know how to fix the network adapter so the gateway stays static

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I am creating a spam filter on our vmware cluster (3x G7 HP servers) from a 2008 R2 template after deleting a server which spam server software reset the host. (I had no admin pass someone else created it). So I set the network adapter to the same IP, tried a different static IP as well, and upon reset the gateway will not stay. When I open network adapter properties the gateway is missing each time. I tried uninstalling and reconfiguring, deleting previous server from dns and adding new server but DG will not stay.
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by:Neil Russell
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Does it have more than one network card?
As this is just a VM, I would shut down the VM, remove ALL network addaptors from the settings and then Add a new one.
Now fire up the VM and set the settings.
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by:JRome225
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There is only one, I removed it and added it back..still no DG
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Turned out to be a simple Windows update...doh
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Update Windows before posting a question.
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