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Server V10.6 :: Set Up A DHCP Static IP In Server Admin Tools But Still Not Able To PN

Server not responding, and my static IP is not working in my web browser. The secondary static IP does work though for the Comcast control panel only though.I set up a DHCP Static IP in Server Admin Tools but still not able to VPN in (Server not responding).

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