I'm having a similar problem. Server2003 R2 host, same for guest, guest
running sql 2000 Enterprise. The host machine will randomly lose
connectivity, and only a reboot seems to work. This is very disruptive, of
course, because now both machines are down. Interestingly, sometimes the
host is down, but you can RDP into the guest OS. Sometimes it's the other
"Graham M" wrote:
> I have Windows 2003 R2 SP1 Enterprise Ed, DELL PE6850 with MS Virtual Server
> 2005 R2 SP1 2 NICs, one dedicated to the host and another dedicated to the
> guests. On the NIC for the guests I have disabled Client for MS Networks,
> FPS and TCP/IP to resolve some performance issues. Which it did and worked
> for about 3 weeks.
> Now after a few hours of inactivity two of my guests lose network
> connectivity. Usually logging in will kick them back, no reboot is actually
> required. another interesting point is both have SQL, one 2000 Enterprise,
> the other 2005 Express.
> I have also tried to disabled TOE (refer to support.microsoft.com/kb/888750,
> method #3)
> Any thoughts of what I can try next??
> Banging my head against the wall,
> Graham M