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no server , no internet?

Discussion in 'Networking' started by PK-her0, May 3, 2010.

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  1. PK-her0

    PK-her0 Thread Starter

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    hi guys,

    i have an sbs server 2003 and a small domain (+- 10 computers)
    how come if the server goes down (because some idiot disconnected the power,yes i have ordered a UPS, should have it in a few days) are none of the clients able to go on the internet.

    the server is controlling DHCP, yet everything looked normal on the client side.
    i had an address and was able to ping my router...but no external addresses...
    bring the server up...and everything normal...

    If DHCP wasnt running i shouldnt have got an address...and i would have no network connection.
    how is this possible?

    thnks
     
  2. Squashman

    Squashman Trusted Advisor

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    Its a DNS issue most likely.
     
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