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I Have a Home Server (Windows Server 2012), where i have wamp, teamspeak, and other servers, i used windows because some of the servers i need are windows based, no change to Linux is not an option

My problem is that i can't not ping to my Server or access for example wamp with an external machine, but before was working great, i didn't change anything, just stop working

the funny thing is that im able to access to RDP, with an external machine also , i had disabled the firewall, i restart the router, and nothing

i found these links

not able to ping server or but can RDP

Not able to ping remote server

but not luck

any clue why is this happening?

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  • You may be forwarding a 3389 port (RDP) for example and not forwarding ICMP packets using NAT. Couldn't that be the case? Do you have a router in between our server and machine that initiates the ping request?
    – Ashtray
    Aug 5 '13 at 12:53
  • Are you pinging an ipv4 or ipv6 address? Aug 5 '13 at 19:22
  • @JasonBristol ipv4, actually i disabled ipv6 because was causing problem before
    – Joyal
    Aug 6 '13 at 9:23
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Windows Server does not respond to ping requests by default.
A quick Googling guides me to this guide: http://blog.blksthl.com/2012/11/20/how-to-enable-ping-in-windows-server-2012/
If you are unable to access your WAMP server, I would suggest you first check if the web server is running.
If your server is sitting behind a LAN, check for internal connectivity within the LAN. Open a web browser, and navigate to the server's IP.
Third, make sure that proper ports are opened in your router. Most home routers has a function named "port forwarding" or "virtual server" to do this.

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  • Yeap, i checked that link you mentioned before, but not luck, also i disabled the firewall, i'm able to access in LAN, yeap and i remap the port forwading on the router and restart, but the problem still persist
    – Joyal
    Aug 5 '13 at 9:54

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