Blade Server as part of a workgroup on a domain

We have two domains across two geographical sites which over the next year will be merged into one.  

On domain one we plan to take one Blade server and join this to the other domain and promote to a domain controller.  However when this server is taken off domain one and into a standard workgroup it isn’t accessible or pingable by IP from either domain and is only accessible via ILO.
Any ideas?
DHPBilcareAsked:
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PenguinNCommented:
Local Firewal?
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DHPBilcareAuthor Commented:
No firewall internal to this issue.
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PenguinNCommented:
Hmm if you have your windows firewall disabled, can you do a tracert [ip address] to see if your routing could be a problem.

Also from the machine you can't ping can you ping other machines from the server thats not reachable?
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DHPBilcareAuthor Commented:
sorry, you were correct first time.  Local firewall!!
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