On Dec 11, 2:45*pm, Larry Struckmeyer[SBS-MVP] <lstruckme...@newsgroup-
wizards.com> wrote:Guys sorry for your trouble but it turned up to be the NIC after all.
> If it worked before "yesterday" and is not working "today", then something
> changed. *Updates to AV, updates to Windows, something.
> After the test that Ace recommended, and if you reinstall the AV, please
> verify that the AV excludes, at the very least, the folders where the exchange
> data bases are kept and sysvol. *There is a whole lot more, but start there.
> When you have normal functionality, with or without the AV, start a new thread
> asking what files folders should be excluded from real time AV scans.
> Also, you can sometimes learn a lot by running the SBS BPA:
> Please post the resolution to your
> issue so others may benefit
> Get Your SBS Health Check atwww.sbsbpa.com
> > On Dec 11, 11:35 am, Larry Struckmeyer[SBS-MVP] <lstruckme...@newsgroup-
> > wizards.com> wrote:>
> >> Hi yaro:>
> >> Please furnish more info:>
> >> SBS 2003 or 2008?>
> >> managed using the wizards?>
> >> SBS is the DHCP server?>
> >> does ping *"ip_address work" and ping "netbios_name" not, or both
> >> not?>
> >> has ping ever been sucessful, and if so, what changed?>
> >> errors in the event logs?>
> >> if it works in safe mode but not normal mode, then there is some
> >> software service that is blocking. *With MS Config look for likely
> >> ones, stop them one at a time and see if the situation changes. *It
> >> may require restarts, so you could use the 50-50 rule.>
> >> -
> >> Larry
> >> Please post the resolution to your
> >> issue so others may benefit
> >> -
> >> Get Your SBS Health Check atwww.sbsbpa.com
> >>> On Dec 11, 10:19 am, yaro137 <yaro...@newsgroup> wrote:> > It's SBS 2003 managed using wizards, all services working DHCP up,
> >>>> Even when it's connected only to the router it can't ping it.
> >>>> Swapped
> >>>> the network card to no avail. Run the Connect to Internet wizard to
> >>>> no
> >>>> avail. Windows firewall disabled. Panda Security TruePrevent
> >>>> disabled.
> >>>> Tested the cables, tested the router. Same problem. No errors in
> >>>> the
> >>>> logs. Puzzled... Any ideas?
> >>>> yaro
> >>> An update. Works in safe mode with networking. Also I can connect to
> >>> it remotely from outside of the office but that works only for a
> >>> couple of minutes and then I get disconnected. How do I figure out
> >>> what's stopping it from working?
> >>> yaro
> > internal NIC responds both to NetBIOS and IP, as I said no error logs
> > reported so nothing really indicates what happened.
> > It started when users reported having problems with emails. I
> > connected to the server, found mailbox stores dismounted although all
> > the Exchange services were running. Restarted IS and successfully
> > mounted them back. After a couple of minutes I got disconnected. Users
> > still couldn't get any emails nor access any shares.
> > Server was restarted. I managed to log on, checked the event log not
> > finding anything there and got disconnected again. Restated again.
> > Connected and everything looked all right. Internet connection was
> > working and I could ping the router. Just in case I run the Connect to
> > Internet wizard. All fine. In the morning the server again was in the
> > state as described above not being able to ping anything outside it's
> > network card.
> > yaro
I swapped it with yet another one and that fixed the problem.
What are the odds of buying a faulty NIC... Thanks again