Windows server 2000 w/ 2 nic cards problem

By tgreaves
Jan 2, 2008
  1. Straight forward question here..

    I have a Windows server 2000 machine that I want to use as a PDC and internet gateway machine.. It has 2 nic cards in the machine.. How do I tell Windows which one is for internet access?

    When I try to get on the internet from the server machine it keeps trying to go through the "internal" nic card instead of the nic card attached to my broadband modem.. Help....
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Disable onboard Nic
  3. tgreaves

    tgreaves TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 40

    ??? I dont have an onboard nic card.. I have 2 pci nic cards and I need both of them for an internet gateway router..
  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    You just give IP addresses to the interfaces. It is the default route (gateway) that defines which way the "internet" is. Do not define a gateway in the internal interface's properties.

    When you set up connection sharing, then define the interface with the WAN address as the one you are sharing.
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