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Posted on 2013-06-17
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For some reason, after configuring a static IP on Windows 2008 server, the address is showing as 0.0.0.0 and 0.0.0.0 subnet. Ipconfig, however, shows the correct address as "
Preferred". Moreover, the advanced property of IP shows both 0.0.0.0 and the actual address at the bottom.

Any idea?
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by:Randy Downs
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Try this

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winservergen/thread/cafe29bb-d5f2-449c-9bd2-18014d278b3d/

How many NICs do you install in Windows server 2008 R2?

Did you install 3rd-party tool in Windows server 2008 R2? If so, please uninstall them and try again.

Windows 7 use 0.0.0.0 as the default gateway problem.
http://msmvps.com/blogs/richardwu/archive/2009/12/18/windows-7-use-0-0-0-0-as-the-default-gateway-problem.aspx

The Default Gateway may have been set to 0.0.0.0 on a Windows Vista-based or later OS running Apple’s Bonjour service
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970313

If the issue persists, please try to reset TCP/IP or recreate a new NIC for WIndows server 2008R2.

How to reset Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299357
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by:exhuser
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This is different:

Looks like it adds another address 0.0.0.0 and subnet 0.0.0.0 However, the correct static address is listed at the bottom (in advanced settings) and is showing in ipconfig.
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Do you have a Health policy Server restricting this server? Maybe it doesn't meet requirements like virus signature.
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Something like this?
http://www.trainsignal.com/blog/nap-network-access-control-server-2008

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is one of the easiest NAP enforcements to deploy because all DHCP client computers must lease an IP address. Therefore if the client computer does not meet the health policy requirements the DHCP server will either assign an invalid IP address, such as 0.0.0.0., to the client or route the client to the remediation server for updates. This way the client can only access the IP address of the network if all health requirements are met.
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by:exhuser
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I don't think ther is a helth policy restricting this. After all DHCP works -- it is just the static IP settings
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by:Randy Downs
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Have you tried rebooting?

I would say release/renew ip but it should be a static ip. I would issue the command just to see what it tells you.

Only 1 NIC involved?

ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew
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by:exhuser
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Yes only one NIC
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Is this a physical machine or a virtual?
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This might help. You can run it manually with netsh or use their Fix it link. Either way you need a reboot which might fix the problem all by itself.

How to reset Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299357
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Physical machine, 2 adaptors, one disabled.
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Looks like it has something to do with IP v 6: when I try to ping the localhost, IP v 6 responds...
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Maybe something here but most require a reboot. Again it refers to DHCP which you are not using but it seems like your machine is in limbo between DHCP and static ip.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822123

Method 1: Turn Off Firewalls

Method 2: Verify That Your Network Card Is Installed Correctly

Method 3: Verify That the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Client Service Is Started

Method 4: Modify the Registry
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My Iconfig reports the correct address, it is when I go to TCP/IP settings I see 0.0.0.0 as the first address.
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Try disabling IPv6
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Disabling IPv6 did not help...
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OK so it's not an IPv6 problem. It's just that IPv4 is not working so IPv6 responds. Can you reboot?
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Updated the driver, removed the NICs from device manager and restarted. That fixed it.
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Glad you got it. It was a very strange symptom
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Found solution by re-installing the driver
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