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I have a static IP address on my server and static DNS servers input on my network card. The default gateway is also put in and so is the subnet 255.255.255.0

I can remote desktop to the server no problem. However i can not access remote administration from server manager even though wmi is set to allow remote admin connections.

When i put my mouse over the little network connected icon in the bottom right hand corner it says no internet access.

However when I launch internet explorer the exclamation point goes away. And the internet works.

What is going on?
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How many network adapters to have on your server, and what networks are they connected to?
http://blogs.technet.com/b/networking/archive/2012/12/20/the-network-connection-status-icon.aspx

Appendix K: Network Connectivity Status Indicator and Resulting Internet Communication in Windows Server 2008:  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc732049%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

http://www.frostbyte.com.au/Blog/tabid/64/EntryId/9/Windows-7-incorrectly-reports-No-Internet-Access.aspx

Check this article...has some good info.
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