I can ping a 2003 server r2 but can't get in

October 16, 2010 at 19:16:55
Specs: Windows Vista
I tried to working on a 2003 server via remote control but could not get in via internet. I can ping the IP and some others can get in via internet but not me

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October 17, 2010 at 05:36:48
What, if any, error messages are you getting?

Just an FYI but if this server is part of a LAN, I'd recommend not leaving it hanging out on the internet without putting it in a DMZ or behind a decent firewall. You'll notice I said "decent firewall"......keep in mind I'm very much aware that windows has a built in firewall and understand that I don't consider that adequate protection.

It matters not how straight the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll,
I am the master of my fate;
I am the captain of my soul.

***William Henley***

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December 11, 2010 at 13:40:38
i had the same problem. i fixed it by changing the dns to the windows 2003 server ip address as follows:

start | settings | control panel | network connection | (right click) properties | internet protocol tcp/ip | general | use the following dns server address

i was up and running immediately.

hope this helps.

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