Windows 2003 Network Internet Connection

  Freddie_Derf 07:08 20 Aug 05
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I have replaced our nt4 server with Windows 2003 Standard Edition Server oporating system. I have set up connectivity to the clients without too many issues but I am struggling to get a connection to the Internet. The network connects to the internet via a 3Com Office Connect ISDN Modem but I am unable to get a connection for whatever the reason. I go through the motions of setting a connection but when I attempt to connect Internet Explorer fails to display the page. I have set up the server as a "Typical Server". Have I missed out a service? Anyone have any ideas?

  recap 23:57 20 Aug 05

You can check to see if your ISP is set up corectly by running a command prompt. Type nslookup in a command prompt to see if you have the correct DNS address of your ISP.

If you have the correct ISP IP address I would check that you have configured your DNS server correctly and router.

  AndySD 00:58 21 Aug 05

Server 2003 has enhanced IE Security.

1. On the Start menu, point to Settings and click Control Panel.

2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.

3. Click Add/Remove Windows Components.

4. In the Windows Components Wizard, de-select Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration and then click Next.

Why do you need to connect the server to the internet?

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