I’m having a problem trying to configure a win 2003 server as a router. The win2003 box has two nic cards, one nic card (LAN 1) is configured as (subnet mask and that connects to the main LAN. On that LAN is a DNS and a DHCP server as well as a main router that connects out to the internet.

The other nic card (LAN 2) in the win2003 box is configured with an ip addy of (subnet mask and that is connected to a hub which also has one other computer connected to it, and the other computer’s IP is (subnet mask

I’ve set up Routing and Remote Access with the RIP protocol and added both the interfaces which are the two nic cards, and enabled router discovery advertisements. I use the machine to try and ping computers on the 192.168.0.X network but it can’t, but it can ping the nic card in the win 2003 box.

I’ve taken RIP off and added NAT and got NAT to allow the computer to ping stuff in the 192.168.0.X network but nothing on the 192.168.0.X network can ping the computer back.

I’ve tried setting up static IP Routes but I don’t know if I’m doing it right and I also don’t know if I’m missing some settings somewhere.

We have a little link sys router and when we use that, it works like a charm but for some reason I just can’t do it with the win2003 box.

In the end, I’m just trying to get a simple router that routes packets from the 192.168.1.X network to the 192.168.0.X network and vice versa.

Anyone have any suggestions?

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