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Internet but no server access

Discussion in 'Networking' started by cybernia_nyc, Apr 9, 2019.

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  1. cybernia_nyc

    cybernia_nyc Thread Starter

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    I've been dealing with this problem at a client's that's driving me batty. They had Fios installed and the installation guys did something to the wired internal network that screwed it up. Everyone now gets internet but nobody's machine can see the server.

    I can ping the server but no icon shows up on any screen. The server gets internet as well. What am I missing here? It's a Windows server, 2008 or 12 I think. I'm a bit unsure of what version of server because I haven't been there in over a year, until last week so I think that's what it is.

    Oh anmd it's not a domain but a workgroup since there are only 4 users hooked up.
     
  2. TerryNet

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    Have you set up the file sharing (after the Fios installation) as if it had never been set up before?
     
  3. cybernia_nyc

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    I actually didn't change any settings. I'll have to look at that. Thanks.
     
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    So old client called me in. They got FIOS and they still have the old wired network, Win 2008 server. Server sees workstation IPs but they don't see the server, as in no icon. I can ping the server's IP but workstations can't connect. If I http://IP address, browser says it can't find it. It's making me nuts because it's just a small 4 person office so the set up is pretty simple.
     
  5. cybernia_nyc

    cybernia_nyc Thread Starter

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    I setup file sharing and lessened the security on server still nothing. Can ping server IP but not connect.
     
  6. cybernia_nyc

    cybernia_nyc Thread Starter

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    just noticed server can see workstations but not vice versa
     
  7. Couriant

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    any firewall changes?
     
  8. cybernia_nyc

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    Yes. I turned it off for now
     
  9. cybernia_nyc

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    okay. now the work station I'm using sees the other PCs but not the server
     
  10. TerryNet

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    I merged your threads here. Please do not start multiple threads on the same topic.
     
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