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NTL and ICS

Discussion in 'Networking' started by mknott, Sep 9, 2004.

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  1. mknott

    mknott Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    ok heres the beef... i got one pc, we will call it pc A, this pc connects to the internet via NTL's USB modem. I have then got another pc, called PC B, that connects to pca via a hub.

    PC A can connect to internet when network card is disabled but when its enabled can not connect

    pc a can see pc b when nic on but not access internet.

    NTL are as much help as usual!!
     
  2. 5mi11er

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    PC A needs to have internet sharing configured in order to be able to have PC B access the internet.

    The NIC (ethernet) card in PC A probably has a default gateway configured, but shouldn't. That is why when it is enabled, you can't access anything on the Internet. The default gateway for PC A should be pointing to the other end of the modem connection (this still means that the configuration for the NIC should NOT have a default gateway configured, it needs to come from the modem config after it is connected to the internet).

    Otherwise the network between A & B sounds like it's working fine.

    -Scott
     
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