Configure Windows 2000 Server to be a router

In just a few easy steps, you can configure Windows 2000 Server to be a router.

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To configure Windows 2000 Server to be a router for a LAN, follow the simple instructions below.

 

  1. Run Administrative Tools | Routing and Remote Access.
  2. Using the Action menu, press Configure and Enable Routing and Remote Access.
  3. Complete the wizard.
  4. Right-click the server that you want to be a router and press Properties.
  5. On the General tab, check the Router box.
  6. Select Local area network (LAN) routing only and click OK.

 


Rod Trent, manager of myITforum.com and a Microsoft MVP, is an expert on Microsoft Systems Management Server. He has more than 18 years of IT experience -- eight of which have been dedicated to SMS. He is the author of Microsoft SMS Installer, Admin911: SMS, and IIS 5.0: A Beginner's Guide and has written thousands of articles on technology topics.

This was last published in June 2005

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