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Hello,

- OS: Windows Server 2008 R2
- Environment: ESXi 5.5

We have 3 VMs, and ONLY the Server 2008 R2 is having a network issue as follow:

Suddenly, our application server has lost its network connection. I still can see the network adaptor on the device manager and network connections of the control panel, but when I type 'IPconfig' from cmd, it gives me an empty result.


1. I also run the 'windows network Diagnostics' and it says 'Windows couldn't automatically bind the IP protocol stack to the network adapter.'

2. Also, I tried 'netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt' and 'netsh winsock reset', but it doesn't make any difference..

3. disable and re-enable the NIC did not make any difference.

4. Uninstall and re-install the NIC did not make any difference.

Please advise me to resolve this issue. Thank you!
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Question by:computit
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Manjunath Sullad earned 750 total points
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There is MS Fix it available for TCP/IP issues,  Please run fixit.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299357/en-us

Also

Run below command in elevated command prompt and analyse CBS log file.

sfc /scannow


If issue persists, I would recommend you to perform Inplace upgrade or Repair the OS.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2255099


- Manjunath Sullad
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by:Merete
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Also try netstat in the CMD
If you wish to renew address in the CMD type ipconfig /release
then ipconfig /renew press enter
ipconfig /all
Also maybe of assistance
How to remove the unwanted Tunnel Adapters via Device Manager
http://superuser.com/questions/218278/how-to-remove-unwanted-tunnel-adapter-connections
Disable IPv6
http://superuser.com/questions/417007/tunnel-adapters-on-ipconfig
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