Servers stopped mapping drives to each other.

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Mapped drives
Network connectivity
Windows Server 2003
Hello, I was using remote desktop to configure my new server (2003 R2) with routing and remote access. As soon as I hit ok after going through the wizard I lost my connection and could not connect again. After hooking up a monitor and a keyboard and mouse, I logged back on and disabled routing and remote access then rebooted. Now both of my servers will not map the drives to each other. I can ping each of them but if for instance I am on one server and try to browse to the other \otherserver, I get an error message that says windows cannot find other server. If i try to map the drive manually, nothing shows up when i go to entire networkmicrosoft windows network and click on the domain. Just so you know the old server is running 2000 server. It is an unfinished migration. Any help is much appreciated. Thanks

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Here is what we need to do:

On the 2003 server check its IP address (is it gettiing it via dhcp?)
You should check gateway, dns, and wins, make sure they are the same as in the LAN.
Make sure that NetBIOS over TCP/IP is enabled as well as the services “Workstation” and “Computer browser”

Do the same thing on the other 2000 server
Can they ping each other?
Can you use a net share command to map the drive?
Is the windows firewall on the 2003 machine?
What antivirus are you running?

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