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Server 2012 and Wireless Access Point

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Hi all I have a 2012 Server issues DHCP etc, and want to extend the network using a Draytek Access Point I have assigned a Static IP address to the AP however I cannot ping it or access it on the network.

would there be anything on the server blocking this?
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by:Cliff Galiher
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Not by default, no.
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What about a BT Home Hub acting as the Router?
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The default config on server 2012 is to allow all outbound traffic. So in a default config, ping initiated from the server to any device would be unblocked. Whether that be a WAP, a router, another computer, etc.
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I have assigned a Static IP address to the AP
How did you do this? Direct cable between the computer and the AP? Is the IP you assigned within the same range as the DHCP subnet you are on? When connected directly to it can it be pinged?

Need some more info on how things are wired possibly...
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